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Title

In the shadow of the straw bale

1987


Artist

Xu Bing

China

1955 -


Details


Other Title

Field underwater


Alternative title

草垛的倒影 [Caoduo de daoying]


Place where the work was made

China


Date

1987


Media category

Print


Materials used

woodcut


Edition

12/50


Dimensions

47.3 x 71.5 cm


Signature & date

Signed and dated lower c., in Chinese, pencil "Xu Bing...1987".


Credit

Purchased 1990


Location

Not on display


Accession number

223.1990


Artist information

Xu Bing

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
China

Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Jackie Menzies, The People's Progress 20th Century Chinese Woodcuts, Sydney, 1996, 16 (illus.).