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Read The Book about Xu Bings Book from the Ground 107 The creation of Xu Bing's Book from the Ground documented and described in text images and photographs Although the pictogram only narrative in Xu Bing's Book from the Ground can be read by anyone there is much to the story of Xu Bing's wordless book than can be gleaned from icons alone This companion volume to Book from the Ground chronicles the entire project mapping the history of Xu Bing's novel creation from inspiration to exhibition to publicationIn the 1980s Xu Bing created Book.Download Ï eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB » Mathieu Borysevicz
Read The Book about Xu Bings Book from the Ground 107 From the Sky Using garbled and nonsensical faux Chinese characters this installation expressed Xu's doubts about written language and provoked uestions about the Chinese language Thirty years later with Book from the Ground the artist expresses his hope for a single universally understood language Inspired by airport signs that communicate instantaneously through images directing a temporary community of modern nomads where to eat shop sit and find a bathroom Xu began to collect images.
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Read The Book about Xu Bings Book from the Ground 107 Icons and logos from which he could construct a story This book describes Xu's research showing notebook pages and bulletin boards full of clipped out images; offers commentary by the artist and discussions of reading alphabets and languages; documents with text and photographs exhibitions and installations connected to the work including a Book from the Ground pop up concept store; provides a list of works; describes Xu's icon lab; and translates Xu's pictographic narrative into Englis.
- The Book about Xu Bings Book from the Ground
- Mathieu Borysevicz
- 10 September 2019