Cai Guo-Qiang by Guoqiang Cai

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Published by Thames & Hudson in New York .

Written in English

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  • Cai, Guoqiang, -- 1957- -- Exhibitions,
  • Earthworks (Art) -- Exhibitions,
  • Explosions in art -- Exhibitions,
  • East and West in art -- Exhibitions

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Statement[catalogue, Dorothée Charles ; translation, Elizabeth Jian-Xing Too, Yu Hsiao-Hwei, and Tess Thomson]
ContributionsCharles, Dorothée, Fondation Cartier
LC ClassificationsN7349.C35 A4 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination151 p. :
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15321310M
ISBN 100500974934
LC Control Number00100980

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InNew York–based Chinese artist Cai-Guo Qiang (born ) was invited to create a work of art in the amphitheater of the Pompeii archaeological site.

Inspired by the fate of the ancient Roman city, which was buried by an eruption of Mount Vesuvius, Cai's work involved gunpowder, fireworks, an array of artifacts and a vast canvas. The performance culminated in an “excavation” of. Biography.

Cai Guo-Qiang was born in in Quanzhou, Fujian Province, China. His father, Cai Ruiqin, was a calligrapher and traditional painter who worked in a bookstore. As a result, Cai Guo-Qiang was exposed early on to Western literature as well as traditional Chinese art forms.

As an adolescent, Cai witnessed the social effects of the Cultural Revolution; he grew up in a setting where Born: December 8, (age 62), Quanzhou, Fujian, China.

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Cai Guo-Qiang was born in in Quanzhou City, Fujian Province, China, and lives and works in New York. He studied stage design at the Shanghai Drama Institute from to and attended the Institute for Contemporary Art: The National and International Studio Program at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City.

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Seeking a working method that would bring him a "feeling of freedom," Cai Guo-Qiang experimented with various materials, and in he unveiled a series of drawings created with gunpowder. These drawings, entitled Projects for Extraterrestrials, are among the works published in this book, which accompanies an exhibition at the Fondation Author: Guoqiang Cai.

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Cai was peripheral to the s avant-garde movements, such as the Stars group, ’85 New Wave, or Xiamen Dada, and did not participate in the historic China/Avant-Garde exhibition at the National Art Museum of China in Throughout his career, Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang (born ) has used the motif of the boat to represent the exchange of knowledge across cultures.

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Cai Guo-Qiang was born in in Quanzhou, China. He was trained in stage design at the Shanghai Theatre Academy from toand his work has since crossed multiple mediums within art including drawing, installation, video, and performance.

Watch a Human-Powered Fleet of ‘Fireflies’ Create a Nighttime Dreamscape. For a public art project in Philadelphia, the artist Cai Guo-Qiang transformed pedicabs with paper lanterns ablaze.

The production of Danger Book: Suicide Fireworks has been possible thanks to Cai Guo-Qiang, Tatsumi Masatoshi, Hong Hong Wu, Michelly Yun, Mariluz Hoyos, Alicia Lu and Mc Connelly/Hauser. Each book is signed and numbered by the artist. Cai Guo-Qiang. Danger Book: Suicide Fireworks. from Ivorypress PRO.

9 years ago. The artist mixed gunpowder with paste to draw various pictures in each Danger Book. He then placed a bundle of matches on a striking strip along the base of each book’s spine. A dangling string was attached to the bundle of matches to entice the reader to pull.

Sky Ladder: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang is a documentary film directed by Kevin Macdonald about the life and work of Cai Guo-Qiang known for his artwork with the help of gunpowder. The film was released by Netflix on October 14, Directed by: Kevin Macdonald. Oct 16,  · Cai Guo-Qiang.

Reflection, Excavated boat, porcelains; 18 × 50 × 16 feet. Installation view at Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., Production still from the Art in the Twenty-First Century Season 3 episode, Power.

Artwork courtesy of the artist. Jun 27,  · The artist mixed gunpowder with paste to draw various pictures in each Danger Book. He then placed a bundle of matches on a striking strip along the base of. Oct 30,  · World-renowned artist Cai Guo-Qiang discusses his fascinating new book, Ladder to the Sky.

He is joined by art historian and former project director at Cai Studio Lesley Ma for an in-depth conversation, audience Q&A, and book signing. Mar 10,  · An interview with Cai Guo-Qiang by Lesley Ma, on the occasion of the exhibition ‘Cai Guo-Qiang: Sky Ladder’ at The Geffen Contemporary at The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles (April 8 through September 3 ) In lateas the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, prepared to mount a seminal historical survey of Land Art curated by former senior curator.

Voices heard: CAI GUO-QIANG (the artist who created Fireflies) is famous for his virtuosic and poetic use of fireworks and more than 25 years, Cai Guo-Qiang’s practice has spanned a range of media in contemporary art, including drawing, installation, video, and performance art, as well as a range of Chinese traditions in medicine, art, and place making.

Oct 14,  · Some of Cai Guo-Qiang’s art exists for mere moments. But my, how long it sticks in the mind. That enchantment is at the center of “Sky Ladder: Author: Ken Jaworowski. In this beautifully illustrated book, exhibition curator Clarissa von Spee discusses three monumental works by Cai Guo-Qiang exhibited at the Cleveland Museum of Art during the city’s observation of the 50th anniversary of the river burning; and David Stradling (co-author of Where the River Burned: Carl Stokes and his Struggle to Save.Jun 20,  · Gun powder is Cai Guo Qiang's calling card, as the artist behind the fireworks displays of the Beijing Olympics, having also won the coveted Golden Lion award at .Mar 09,  · Cai Guo-Qiang Introduction Cai Guo-Qiang is a Chinese multi-media artist.

He started his career in theatre set design and moved onto use gunpowder, sculpture and installation art, along with a wide range of other mediums. When international (mostly western) art reached China, Guo-Qiang removed himself from his home town to remote villages, where he created.

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