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

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Forest Project 3

  • loan
  • Description

    The inscription in ‘square word calligraphy’ reads ‘In the process of this painting, I started recording my experience each time I copied a tree. I discovered that each tree contained in it the secret of a child.’

  • 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.
    LI2007.80
  • 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. 93 on p. 180, pp. 1, 36, 151, 153, 197, illus. pp. 180-181 fig. 93

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    • returned to owner

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