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Xu Bing: Landscape Landscript

(from 28th Feb until 19th May 2013)

Explore the innovative landscape work of one of China’s most renowned contemporary artists.

Detail of Family Plots, by Xu Bing, Beijing, 1988 (Museum no. LI2007.61)
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About the artist

In this short film Xu Bing discusses Chinese landscape and its relationship to calligraphy in his work.

Other resources

Click here for a recording of the special lecture 'The Sort of Artist I am' given by Xu Bing for Oxford University.

Click here to view photos from the artist’s life.

Click here to find out about the artist’s creation of 'The Living Word' installation at the Morgan Library and Museum, New York.

Click here to find out about one of the artist’s recent work ‘The Book from the Ground’.

Xu Bing, Beijing, June 2011. © Xu Bing Studio Xu Bing, Beijing, June 2011.

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