Art in Turmoil: The Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1966-76

This book has a dedicated chapter about Gu Xiong published on pages (107-118). The following sentences are taken from the introduction section of this book (page 10). “Many of the finest artists of the post-Mao age had spent some of their formative years as rusticated urban youths. These include the multimedia artist Gu Xiong, now based in[…]


Event magazine, Vol 32, No. 3, 2004, published Gu Xiong’s photograph, Forbidden City Kodak, on the front cover. It also includes the following quote from Gu Xiong: “A seamless merging of designs, almost invisible at first glance. A subtle adaptation to the ‘no signage’ dictate of the Forbidden City, this doorway provides a power vision of[…]

Chinese Contemporary Art History (1978-2008)

The author mentions Gu Xiong on pages (130-131). The text below is short description of the book. “Chinese Contemporary Art 1978-2008” was recently published and issued by Hunan Fine Arts Publishing House. In order to vividly and clearly present Chinese contemporary art, to make Chinese contemporary art history reach people’s horizons, the author has changed[…]