Cai Guo-Qiang: Cai Guo-Qiang, Octavio Zaya, Dana Friis-Hansen, Takashi Serizawa
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This Phaidon soft cover is packed with captivating images from some of the most poetic art events created by Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang. This is no small feat as Guo-Qiang's work is difficult to document since you really have to be there to get a true experience of it. "...These have included works such as an extension to the Great Wall of China, designed to be seen from outer space by extraterrestrial beings; feng shui arrangements of private living spaces both in Japn and New York; participatory projects with kites, jacuzzis and mini golf courses, and sculptures constructed from melted-down cars or abandoned boats. His projects are strongly influenced by their location and the works are frequently altered or developed as they are exhibited at new sites. Unifying Cai's wide-ranging work is his consistent investigation of humanity's place within the universe..."