Gu Xiong: Migrations (Catalogue)

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Attempt of Image Narration

A 229-page catalogue/book published by Central China Normal University Boya Art Museum and School of Fine Arts, Wuhan, China, featuring Gu Xiong’s mixed media installation in collaboration with Xiao Feng. To view a collection of photographs taken from this exhibition please click here.

Here Not There

Here Not There was an exhibition at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1995. Here Not There presents sculpture, stoneware and paintings by Vancouver-based Chinese artists Gu Xiong, Huang Yali, Sam Lam, Shi Guoliang and Zhang Qun that illuminate the problematic nature of cultural identity in unfamiliar territory and point to the impermanent character of “home” in the contemporary[…]

Invisible in The Light

A 24-page catalogue of Gu Xiong’s solo exhibition, Invisible in The Light, held at Boya Art Museum, Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China. To view a collection of photographs taken from this exhibition please click here.

China Avant-Garde

Gu Xiong’s installation appears on page 35 of this catalogue. This catalogue of the touring exhibition China Avant-Garde held from 1993 to 1994 in Berlin, Rotterdam, Oxford and Odense. It provides a retrospective of Chinese art and culture in the eighties and early nineties. From the work shown in this exhibition, two broad tendencies which[…]

Montañas y ríos sin fin (Mountains and Rivers Without End)

The exhibition, Montañas y ríos sin fin, presents the work of six contemporary artists from Canada and Ecuador: Gu Xiong, Patrick Mahon, Gautam Garoo, Jenny Jaramillo, Esteban Ayala and Ulises Unda. The works on display address the historical, social and environmental effects of mining in the districts of Portovelo and Zaruma, located in the province[…]

Shanghai Biennale Techniques of the Visible

A collection of Gu Xiong’s art works are available on pages 92-95. “In an era of technological innovation and media staturation, the theme of this biennale is extremely significant. When technology is changing our way of thinking and living, such weighty questions concern us: how to strengthen our intellect and expand our vision, how to[…]

Waterscapes

This is a 24-page catalogue featuring Gu Xiong’s mixed media installation, held at Richmond Art Gallery. To view a collection of photographs taken from this exhibition please click here.

Le Mois De La Photo (The Month of Photography)

Gu Xiong’s poem, I Am Who I Am,  and his photographs from Le Mois De La Photo 2001, were featured in the catalogue of this festival on pages 90-91. Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal (MPM) is a leading international biennial dedicated to the contemporary image. Since its beginnings in 1989, MPM produces a unique[…]

Coquitlam Waterscapes

A 63-page catalogue published by Evergreen Cultural Centre, Coquitlam, featuring Gu Xiong’s solo exhibition. To view a collection of photographs taken from this exhibition please click here.

Beyond Image: Laboratory of Light

Inspired by the concept of light and its use in art, 20 Chinese artists brought their works together for the exhibition “Beyond Image: Laboratory of Light” at the Hubei Museum of Art in Wuhan, Hubei Province, from mid-December 2015 to early March 2016. Gu Xiong was amongst the 20 Chinese artists taking part in this[…]

Post Avant-Garde Chinese Contemporary Art

Gu Xiong was amongst one of over 66 contemporary artists featured in this exhibition. His art works are featured on pages 216-219. Catalogue of the exhibition ‘comprised of 134 lots from over 66 up and coming Chinese mainland contemporary artists. The works will be on display to the public at the Four Directions of the[…]

Ding Ho / Group of Seven

A 60-page catalogue published by McMichael Canadian Art Collection, featuring Gu Xiong’s mixed media installation in collaboration with Andrew Hunter. To view a collection of photographs taken from this exhibition please click here.

Confronting Anitya: Oriental Experience in Contemporary Art

Confronting Anitya was a series of group exhibition focusing on Chinese contemporary artists held in multiple cities around the world. Gu Xiong’s Waterscape installation was featured in the series. The catalogue about this exhibition also includes Gu Xiong’s installation on pages 92-93. The following is a brief description of this exhibition. “Facing Anitya hopes to present the[…]

Shu: Reinventing Books in Contemporary Chinese Art

Gu Xiong took part in this exhibition and his art works are featured in the exhibition’s catalogue. His art works are published on pages 36-41. This catalogue was published to accompany the two-part exhibition ‘Shu: Reinventing Books in Contemporary Chinese Art’, held at China Institute Gallery, New York in 2006 and 2007. The individual artists[…]