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THE BOOK ABOUT XU BING'S BOOK FROM THE GROUND. Ed. by Mathieu Borysevicz. MIT Press, Cambridge, 2013. Published in association with MASS MoCA/Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams. 168 pp. with 133 ills. (114 col.). 30 x 22 cm. LC 2013-950332 ISBN 9780262027427 In English.
Documents Xu Bing's project "Book from the Ground," during which the renowned Chinese artist (b. 1955) explored visual communication through archival material, an animated film, original art work, a "concept store" and a computer translation program while compiling icons, logos, emoticons and standardized illustrations into a universally accessible language that he used to write a graphic novel titled From Point to Point (Worldwide 79587).
Artist(s):Xu Bing
Indexing: Western, Non-Western in a Western Style, Asia (Western Style) — China — Post-2000 — Several Media
Plans: 71,75,68
Worldwide Number: 079595
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