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Letter from China: Artist Xu Bing

I went to a construction site and I was shocked. China has so many modern buildings, but you can’t imagine how poor the working conditions and primitive living situations were. I think there is a huge contrast. That was when I decided to use waste materials. I want to use the waste materials from the building construction to create a piece of work that hangs inside the building itself. I thought that could have meaning. Because this building was very extravagant. (Xu Bing) Full article.

Xu Bing

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