DEMOLITION SERIES (2000/07A)
signed in English and Pinyin, dated 2000 and numbered 3/10; signed in English and Pinyin, dated 2000 and numbered 3/10 on the reverse
Sheet: 47½ by 31 in. (108 by 79 cm.)
Framed: 44⅜ by 31½ in. (112.7 by 80 cm.)
This work is in excellent condition overall. Please note this work has not been examined outside of its frame. There are no apparent surface scratches or accretions. Framed under Plexiglas.
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Bonham's Hong Kong, Asian Contemporary Art, 26 May 2007, Lot 104
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner
Humlebaek, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, China Onward – The Estella Collection, 2006 (another example exhibited)
Wu Hung, Reinterpretation: A Decade of Experimental Chinese Art (1990-2000), The First Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong 2002, p. 263, illustrated in color
Wu Hung and Christopher Phillips, Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China, Chicago and New York 2004, p. 117 (another example illustrated in color)
Zhu Qi, Ed., Chinese Avant-Garde Photography Since 1990, Beijing 2004, pp. 227-230, illustrated in color