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A Home in the Northwest

  • loan
  • Description

    This print shows an ancient form of housing local to one of the many areas in which Xu Bing travelled in the early 1980s, a scene that can also be found sketches elsewhere in this gallery.

  • Details

    Shattered Jade
    Associated place
    AsiaChinaHebei province Beijing (place of creation)
    AsiaChina Shaanxi province (Shaanbei) (subject)
    Xu Bing (born 1955) (printmaker)
    Material and technique
    woodcut, with ink and colour; pencil inscription
    17.2 x 15.3 cm (height x width)
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    Credit line
    Lent by Xu Bing's Studio.
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  • 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. 54 on p. 92, pp. 15, 18, 23, 72, 84, 86, illus. p. 92 fig. 54

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