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Title Tianshu : passages in the making of a book / John Cayley, Xu Bing, & others ; editor, Katherine Spears.

Published London : Bernard Quaritch Ltd., 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  702.810951 Xu    ON DISPLAY NEW
Physical description iii, 177 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 27 cm
Notes "Published in conjunction with an exhibition on the making of Book from the Sky at Bernard Quaritch March 18th-April 17th 2009"--T.p. verso.
Cover title in Chinese.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The Non-Book, or the Play of the Sign / Prof. Lydia H. Liu -- Xu Bing and Writing / Prof. Haun Saussy -- A "Ghost Rebellion": Notes on Xu Bing's "Nonsense Writing" and Other Works. (Essay originally published in Public Culture, 1994 -- Winter, issue 6) / Prof. Wu Hung -- Bibliographic description / John Cayley -- Plates -- Photographed / Matt Pia -- Appendices -- Three Words and Non-Words on the Art of Xu Bing -- A dialogue between Yang Lian and John Cayley, 1997 -- Tianshu: An exhibition history -- Compiled / Xu Bing Studio.
Language notes One contribution in Chinese.
Other author Xu, Bing, 1955-
Cayley, John.
Spears, Katherine.
Subject Xu, Bing, 1955- Tianshu.
Artists' books -- China -- Exhibitions.
Variant Title Passages in the making of a book.
ISBN 0955085292 (paperback)
9780955085291 (paperback)