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Contemporary Chinese Art (Part II)

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Xu Bing B. 1955
B. 1955
BOOK FROM THE SKY

signed in pinyin and Chinese, numbered 19/100, executed between 1988-1991


set of four woodblock printed books with Japanese wood box


each 30 by 46cm.; 11 1/2 by 18in.
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Provenance

Eslite Gallery, Taiwan.  
Acquired directly from the above by the present owner.

Exhibited

Czech Republic, The National Gallery (Prague), Xu Bing: A Book From the Sky and Classroom Calligraphy, 2000.  

Literature

History of Contemporary Chinese Art, 1979-1989, Hunan Fine Arts Publishing House, 1995, pp.373-374.
Xu Bing: A Book From the Sky and Classroom Calligraphy, The National Gallery (Prague), Czech Republic, 2000
Where Heaven and Earth Meet: Xu Bing and Cai Guo-Qiang, China, Timezone 8 Ltd., Beijing, 2005, p.6.
Eslite Gallery, Xu Bing, Taipei, Taiwan, 2003, (cover), pp.11-13 & p.18.
Mahjong: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Sigg Collection, Hatje Cantz Verlag, Germany, 2005, p.285.

Contemporary Chinese Art (Part II)

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Hong Kong