The Art of Sculpture

3-Dimensional Art, Installation, Ceramics, and Ancient to Contemporary Sculptural Forms.

Xu Bing

A Book from the Sky. 1987-91.

Mixed media installation / Hand-printed books and scrolls printed from blocks inscribed with ”false” characters.

An installation that took Xu Bing over four years to complete, A Book from The Sky is comprised of printed volumes and scrolls containing four thousand ”false” Chinese characters invented by the artist and then painstakingly hand-cut onto wooden printing blocks. 

(Source: xubing.com)

  1. palomalucia reblogged this from artinstallation
  2. yeahokart reblogged this from theartofsculpture
  3. patafora reblogged this from theartofsculpture
  4. ssmikey101 reblogged this from theartofsculpture
  5. advancedpsycopathy reblogged this from electricbellhops
  6. electricbellhops reblogged this from bukkakeoverdrive
  7. hsintzume reblogged this from theartofsculpture
  8. eplod reblogged this from makeitmanic
  9. makeitmanic reblogged this from artinstallation
  10. baristar reblogged this from peaceshannon
  11. williesgarage reblogged this from formerlyknownasemily
  12. formerlyknownasemily reblogged this from nudityandnerdery
  13. dontbreakthechains reblogged this from artinstallation
  14. frznmskmemo reblogged this from artinstallation
  15. song-for-1-voice reblogged this from theartofsculpture
  16. exponentiate reblogged this from unbecomingbitch
  17. unbecomingbitch reblogged this from ahaze
  18. ahaze reblogged this from nudityandnerdery
  19. sarahthinksstuff reblogged this from ghoulishmachinations
  20. torahimeprincessoftigers reblogged this from nudityandnerdery
  21. ms-witchywebweaver reblogged this from almanachouse
  22. inquisitive2816 reblogged this from nudityandnerdery
  23. dweexerjim reblogged this from nudityandnerdery
  24. taskfort reblogged this from nudityandnerdery
  25. forgotn1 reblogged this from nudityandnerdery
  26. metacliche reblogged this from timetravelagent
  27. almighty-tallest reblogged this from nudityandnerdery