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)

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