TITLE

Ignorance as a Kind of Nourishment

AUTHOR(S)
Xu Bing
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Modern China Studies;2011, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
World-renowned contemporary Chinese artist Xu Bing explores his experiences as a teenager during the turbulent 1970s in Beijing. He describes his time in the countryside as an "Educated Youth," how he became a member of the famed "class of '77" and reflects on the cultural environment that emerged from the rubble of Mao's Cultural Revolution and how these experiences influenced the growth and development of his artistic practice.
ACCESSION #
67661449

 

Related Articles

  • Rewriting the Script. CASHDAN, MARINA // Apollo: The International Magazine for Collectors;Nov2014, Vol. 180 Issue 625, p64 

    The article profiles the Chinese artist Xu Bing. Topics discussed include the impact of China's Cultural Revolution in the mid-20th century on his life and work, his 1988 work "A Book from the Sky," which is a mixed-media installation art piece made up of printed scrolls, books, and wall texts,...

  • Untitled. Barkley, Glenn // Art Monthly Australia;Jul2015, Issue 281, p8 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various articles within the issue focusing on art history, contemporary art practices and a roundtable discussion of multi-generational artists and curators.

  • Back to Eden. Masheck, Joseph // Art & Christianity;Autumn2014, Issue 79, p7 

    The article reviews the exhibition "Back to Eden; Contemporary Artists Wander the Garden" at the Museum of Biblical Art in New York from June 27 to September 28, 2014.

  • Style for the People.  // Time;5/8/1972, Vol. 99 Issue 19, p59 

    The article focuses on the policy issued by the Chinese government concerning variety of clothing style and art forms. It says that partisans of the Communist Party discouraged the use of any clothing variety after the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution of 1966-1969. It mentions that Peking,...

  • China's Modern Master. Seno, Alexandra A. // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);8/16/2010 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 156 Issue 7, p6 

    The article profiles Wu Guanzhong, the late artist from China whose works survived the Cultural Revolution in 1970. The auction of his abstract paintings sold for 261 million U.S. dollars in 2009, ranked him second to ink master, Qi Baishi who is the most profitable painter in the country. He...

  • On Poetry. AI WEIWEI // Poetry;Jul/Aug2015, Vol. 206 Issue 4, p412 

    The article discusses the author's experience as a Chinese artist. Topics include the experience of his father, Ai Qing, as a poet who was persecuted during the nation's Cultural Revolution, the author's art project "documenta 12," and his opinion on the use of the social media service Twitter...

  • TEN MUSEUM SHOWS FOR 2012. Ko, Hanae // ArtAsiaPacific Almanac;2012, p236 

    The article previews ten art exhibitions to take place in 2012, including "Eko Nugroho: Témoin Hybride" at the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris in Paris, France, "Zarina Bhimji" at the Whitechapel Gallery in London, England, and "Xu Bing: Tobacco Project" at the Aldrich...

  • Unfriendly Skies. Vander Veen, Chad; Williams, Matt // Texas Technology;Fall2008, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p9 

    The article reports on the Geostationary Banana Over Texas project developed by Canadian visionary, Cesar Saez. Saez developed the idea in 2006 and said that he wanted the 1,000-foot floating artwork to humor people. The project was discontinued due to insufficient funding support from the...

  • Total Hong Kong: artistic ecology and the typology of the survey. PECKHAM, ROBIN // Broadsheet;Sep2013, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p203 

    The article offers information on a survey exhibition for an an art scene as circumscribed as that of Hong Kong which raises the stakes for the portrayal of the city's artists by virtue of its international exposure and strong commercial sponsorship. The exhibition project, Hong Kong Eye,...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics