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  • Culture: Chinese
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    • Performing Chinese Ink Painting

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Performing Chinese Ink Painting
    • Still image of three traditional Chinese landscape painters working indoors with an audience at the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden; the fog in the air is from smoke machines
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    • Bring to Venice What Marco Polo Forgot

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Bring to Venice What Marco Polo Forgot
    • Unloading the five varieties of bottled herbal medicine at Palazzo Giustinian Lolin; ""TransCulture"" XLVI Venice Biennale, 1995
    • Chinese junk, bottled Chinese herbal medicine, vending machine
    • Borrowing Your Enemy's Arrows

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Borrowing Your Enemy's Arrows
    • Installation view from above, ""Inside Out: New Chinese Art"" at PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York City, showing a boat form suspended in the air above the viewers; boat has been shot full of arrows (each arrow is 62 cm in length)
    • Wooden boat, 3000 arrows, electric fan, Chinese flag
    • Bring to Venice What Marco Polo Forgot

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Bring to Venice What Marco Polo Forgot
    • Piloting junk with aid of gondoliers from Piazza San Marco down Canale Grande to Palazzo Giustinian Lolin (arriving); ""TransCulture"" XLVI Venice Biennale, 1995
    • Chinese junk, bottled Chinese herbal medicine, vending machine
    • Bring to Venice What Marco Polo Forgot

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Bring to Venice What Marco Polo Forgot
    • Piloting junk with aid of gondoliers from Piazza San Marco down Canale Grande to Palazzo Giustinian Lolin (starting out); ""TransCulture"" XLVI Venice Biennale, 1995
    • Chinese junk, bottled Chinese herbal medicine, vending machine
    • Borrowing Your Enemy's Arrows

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Borrowing Your Enemy's Arrows
    • Installation view from below, ""Inside Out: New Chinese Art"" at PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York City, showing a boat form suspended in the air above the viewers; boat has been shot full of arrows (each arrow is 62 cm in length)
    • Wooden boat, 3000 arrows, electric fan, Chinese flag
    • The Opening of Closed Center; My Diary in Shaker Village

    • Zhen, Chen (1955-2000)
    • The Opening of Closed Center; My Diary in Shaker Village
    • The Opening of Closed Center is a found object installation as seen in the foreground; My Diary in Shaker Village is 27 framed portraits in pastel with text in Chinese ink all along the wall
    • Found objects; pastel and ink
    • Another Battle No. 6

    • Wang, Qing-Song (1966- )
    • Another Battle No. 6
    • Chinese soldiers mounting an ambush up a hill where a McDonalds sign rises from the hill top
    • Color photography, Chromogenic print
    • Case Study of Transference

    • Xu Bing (1955- );
    • Case Study of Transference
    • Performance with mating pigs (male pig printed with fake Chinese from Book of Heaven 1988 and females with fake English) amid books of various languages.
    • Pigs; Ink;
    • Cultural Animal

    • Xu Bing (1955- );
    • Cultural Animal
    • Performance with male pig (printed with fake English) model of human (painted with fake Chinese) amid books in various languages
    • Pigs; Ink;
    • Cultural Animal

    • Xu Bing (1955- );
    • Cultural Animal
    • Performance with male pig (printed with fake English) model of human (painted with fake Chinese) amid books in various languages
    • Pigs; Ink;
    • Case Study of Transference

    • Xu Bing (1955- );
    • Case Study of Transference
    • Performance with mating pigs (male pig printed with fake Chinese from Book of Heaven 1988 and females with fake English) amid books of various languages.
    • Pigs; Ink
    • Perspective

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    • Perspective
    • Diagram comparing the principles of Chinese and Western Perspective
    • Krater fragment, painting
    • Confucius Diary-Vancover

    • Gu, Wenda (1955- )
    • Confucius Diary-Vancover
    • artist as cross-cultural ambassador: left side is red velvet chinese scolar's robe, right is a red velvet tuxedo next to a donkey
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    • Golden Valley Garden

    • Ying, Ch'iu (1494 - 1557)
    • Golden Valley Garden
    • Hanging scroll depicting Chinese pastoral landscape with figures.
    • Ink, colors on silk;
    • Spring Brilliance at Kuai - Ji

    • Xin, Mu (Sun Pu) (1927- )
    • Spring Brilliance at Kuai - Ji
    • Painted on a western style watercolor, this image depcits a chinese hillside in the spring.
    • Gouache on paper; Ink
    • Black Shoes

    • Weiwei, AI (1957- )
    • Black Shoes
    • Black polished shoes, the heels are cut off and the shoes are stitched together
    • Shoes
    • Chinese Story

    • Bandi, Zhao (1966- )
    • Chinese Story
    • Photograph depicting a man and a woman in a boat, beached in a ""sea"" of plants
    • Chromogenic Print; Color photography
    • Violin

    • Weiwei, Ai (1957- )
    • Violin
    • A violin with the neck and peg box removed, and replaced with the handle of a shovel, inside a simple wooden frame
    • Wood, metal, violin
    • Fishchild

    • Liuming, Ma (1969- )
    • Fishchild
    • Taking a bath in a small bathroom with live fish suspended in the air; performance in Peking (Beijing)
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    • Advertising Castle (In Progress: Two)

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Advertising Castle (In Progress: Two)
    • Exterior installation view of bamboo scaffolding and advertising billboards at Taipei Biennal, Site of Desire; Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan
    • Bamboo scaffolding, advertising billboards
    • Wu Street

    • Bing, Xu (1955- ); Weiwei, Ai (1957- )
    • Wu Street
    • Photo (by Ai Weiwei) of Xu Bing finding the discarded anonymous Oil On Wu Street in New York; they will be paired with an article by Melissa Feldman on the abstract oils of Jonathan Lasker (born 1948) to create the fictional abstract painter Jason...
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    • Can (Silkworm) Series

    • Bing, Xu (1955- )
    • Can (Silkworm) Series
    • View of a book; the character ""can,"" ""silkworm,"" is homonymous with a different ""can"" character that means ""to damage or disfigure""
    • Moth, eggs, and book
    • Trampling Faces Series No. 3

    • Xin, Cang (1967- )
    • Trampling Faces Series No. 3
    • Still image from above of a performance, showing the artist standing amongst a grid of artificially constructed faces; performance in Nanjing, China
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    • Venice's Rent Collection Courtyard

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Venice's Rent Collection Courtyard
    • Still image of a crew of nine sculptures working with 60 tons of clay and wooden armatures to recreate the 1965 original work; at ""Aperto Over All,"" 48th Venice Biennale
    • Clay, wooden armatures
    • Trampling Faces Series No. 3

    • Xin, Cang (1967- )
    • Trampling Faces Series No. 3
    • Detail image from above of a performance, showing the artist trampling artificially constructed faces; performance in Nanjing, China
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    • This Person For Sale

    • Fadong, Zhu (1960- )
    • This Person For Sale
    • Stills from video documentation (completed in 1998) of performance in Peking (Beijing), white cotton cloth sign on the artist's back reads ""This person for sale; please discuss price in person""
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    • Spring Breeze

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Spring Breeze
    • Still image of children given kits to fly in an artificial wind tunnel; installation at Kunsthalle, Vienna
    • Green carpet, fans, and paper kites
    • Please, What Is Your Name?

    • Bing, Xu (1955- )
    • Please, What Is Your Name?
    • Proposal for an installation of a computer program that prints out gallery visitors surnames, written in square word calligraphy
    • Computer, printer, ink on paper calligraphy
    • New York Earthworm Room

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • New York Earthworm Room
    • Installation view of a room full of soil and worms, ""Where Heaven and Earth Meet"" center for curatorial studies, Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, New York; after New York Earth Room by Walter De Maria (1970)
    • Earth, earthworms, and seeds
    • Untitled

    • Peili, Zhang (1957- ); Jianyi, Geng (1962- )
    • Untitled
    • Still image of a performance in which the artists wrapped themselves in newspaper
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    • Advertising Castle (In Progress: One)

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Advertising Castle (In Progress: One)
    • Exterior installation view of bamboo scaffolding and advertising billboards at Taipei Biennal, Site of Desire; Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan
    • Bamboo scaffolding, advertising billboards
    • Silk Road (detail)

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Silk Road (detail)
    • Embroidery on silk of cultural destruction throughout the ages: (Left end) occupation of Yasuda Lecture hall, University of Tokyo, by Japanese students
    • Embroidery, silk
    • The Other Shore

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • The Other Shore
    • Bamboo bridge; ""On life, beauty, translation and other difficulties;"" as seen at the 5th Istanbul Biennial
    • Bamboo
    • Looking For a Missing Person

    • Fadong, Zhu (1960- )
    • Looking For a Missing Person
    • Installation and performance in Kunming, Yunnan Province, in which the artist walked around the city looking for himself
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    • Trampling on the Face

    • Xin, Cang (1967- )
    • Trampling on the Face
    • Performance photographed by Rong Rong as East Village, Beijing (1994)
    • Gelatin Silver Print; Black and white photography
    • How Is Your Feng Shui? Year 2000 Project for Manhattan

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • How Is Your Feng Shui? Year 2000 Project for Manhattan
    • Four still images of stone lions installed in homes and offices of visitors to the exhibition; lions were sold for $500-$1000, depending on the size, out of 400 applications only 88 were granted
    • Stone lion
    • Net and Leash (detail)

    • Bing, Xu (1955- )
    • Net and Leash (detail)
    • Installation view of two sheep in a cage of wire bent in words and leashed with a chain of words; installation at Animal, Anima, Animus, Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finland; June 6-August 30, 1998
    • Mixed media
    • Ghosts Pounding the Wall

    • Bing, Xu (1955- )
    • Ghosts Pounding the Wall
    • Installation view of ""Three Installations by Xu Bing,"" Elvehjem Art Museum, University of Wisconsin-Madison; November 20, 1991-January 19, 1992
    • Mixed media
    • Returning Light: The Dragon Bone (Keel)

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Returning Light: The Dragon Bone (Keel)
    • Installation view, ""From the Pan-Pacific"" exhibition, Iwaki City Art Museum, Japan, of a wooden ship excavated on Onahama Kajiro Beach with nine tons of salt, plastic wrap, styrene foam, and fish
    • Wooden ship, salt, plastic wrap, styrene foam, and fish
    • Silk Road

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Silk Road
    • Embroidery on silk of cultural destruction throughout the ages: Center, burning of books and burying of Confucian scholars by Shi Huang Di (221 BC); left of center, Nazi book burning in 1930s; right of center, Fluxus performance of breaking a...
    • Embroidery, silk
    • Silk Road (detail)

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Silk Road (detail)
    • Embroidery on silk of cultural destruction throughout the ages: (Center) burning of books and burying of Confucian scholars by Shi Huang Di (221 BC)
    • Embroidery, silk
    • Golden Missile

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Golden Missile
    • View of golden missile reaching 150 meters high: general view, 200 model misses; 3 seconds, parachute landing 50 seconds; at ""Site of Desire"" Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan
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    • Panda Zoo

    • Bing, Xu (1955- )
    • Panda Zoo
    • Installation view of two pigs wearing panda masks at Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, September 10-October 10, 1998
    • Pigs, leather masks, bamboo
    • Universal Design: Feng Shui Project for Mito

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Universal Design: Feng Shui Project for Mito
    • Above: Image showing the lion body installed at a railway station at the point where tracks ""decapitated"" the dragon meridian; below: showing it installed in front of the museum; open system: Mito Annual '94 at Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower...
    • Stone lion
    • X? Series: No. 4

    • Peili, Zhang (1957- )
    • X? Series: No. 4
    • Arm-length rubber gloves with numbered diagrammatic points
    • Oil on canvas
    • Eating

    • Peili, Zhang (1957- )
    • Eating
    • Still image from a video installation, depicting half-eaten food
    • Video
    • Just for You

    • Peili, Zhang (1957- )
    • Just for You
    • Installation view of a video installation (10 VCR monitors and 10 channels); from the Venice Biennale (48)
    • Video
    • Silk Road (detail)

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Silk Road (detail)
    • Embroidery on silk of cultural destruction throughout the ages: (Left of center) Nazi book burning in 1930s
    • Embroidery, silk
    • Silk Road (detail)

    • Guo-Qiang, Cai (1957- )
    • Silk Road (detail)
    • Embroidery on silk of cultural destruction throughout the ages: (Right of center) Fluxus performance of breaking a piano
    • Embroidery, silk
    • Just for You (detail)

    • Peili, Zhang (1957- )
    • Just for You (detail)
    • Installation view of a video installation (10 VCR monitors and 10 channels); from the Venice Biennale (48)
    • Video
    • Big Business Card

    • Fadong, Zhu (1960- )
    • Big Business Card
    • Artist's ID photo glued on a commercial poster and printed words cut from magazines (actually a missing person notice with himself as the subject)
    • Poster
    • Yu Yuan

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    • Yu Yuan
    • Pond and rockery in frontof Hui-Ching Lou (building)
    • Rocks, manufactured pond
    • Communication (Series No. 2)

    • Cang, Xin (1967- )
    • Communication (Series No. 2)
    • Six close up pictures of a human tongue tasting items such as a candle flame, etc.
    • Color photography; Chromogenic print
    • Communication (Series No. 5)

    • Cang, Xin (1967- )
    • Communication (Series No. 5)
    • Artist is buried underground up to his head reaching out his tongue to taste the tongue of a participant
    • Performance art; Color photography

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