Eastern Art Online, Yousef Jameel Centre for Islamic and Asian Art

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Forest Project 2

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  • Description

    The inscription in ‘square word calligraphy’ reads ‘These illustration that the African children composed on paper, will transform into real trees that will grow in the areas surrounding Mount Kenya.’

  • Details

    Associated place
    AsiaChinaHebei province Beijing (place of creation)
    Date
    2009
    Artist/maker
    Xu Bing (born 1955) (artist)
    Material and technique
    ink on paper
    Dimensions
    painting 116.5 x 344 cm sight size (height x width)
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    No. of items
    1
    Credit line
    Lent by Xu Bing's Studio.
    Accession no.
    LI2007.79
  • Further reading

    Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 28 February-19 May 2013, Xu Bing Landscape/Landscript: Nature as Language in the Art of Xu Bing, Shelagh Vainker, ed. (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2013), no. 92 on p. 178, pp. 1, 36, 151, 153, 197, illus. pp. 178-179 fig. 92

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    • returned to owner

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