Xu Bing | the artist

The artist Xu Bing
Born 1955, Chogqing, China.
Lives and works in New York.

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In July of 1999, Xu Bing was awarded the MacArthur Award for Genius by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation in recognition of his originality, creativity, self-direction, and capacity to contribute importantly to society, particularly in printmaking and calligraphy. In addition, Xu Bing was awarded the first Artes Mundi prize, a new art award created to stimulate interest in contemporary art in Wales…
Xu Bing, a key figure in the Chinese New Wave movement, gained international recognition for his iconic and monumental installation A Book from the Sky (1988). In 1990, he moved to the United States where he continued to explore the intersection of language and culture through visual media…
A book from the sky

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