XU BING (B.1955)
XU BING (B.1955)

Book from the Sky

XU BING (B.1955)
Book from the Sky
signed ‘Xu Bing’ and signed in Chinese (on the first page of the first book); numbered ‘78/100’ and inscribed respectively (first page of each book)
woodblock print in a set 4 books, with original box
each book: 45.5 x 40 cm. (17 7⁄8 x 15 3⁄4 in.) (4)
box: 49 x 33.6 x 9.5 cm. (19 1⁄4 x 13 1⁄4 x 3 3⁄4 in.)
Executed in 1991
edition 78⁄100
Eslite Gallery, Taipei
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Chinese Century, Paris-Pekin, exh. cat., Paris, Espace Cardin, 2002 (another edition illustrated, p.217).
Beijing, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, 85' New Wave: The Birth of Chinese Contemporary Art Movement, 5 November 2007- 17 February 2008. (another edition exhibited).

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