WorldCat Identities

Xu, Bing 1955-

Overview
Works: 44 works in 82 publications in 4 languages and 2,881 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Conference proceedings  Catalogs 
Roles: Illustrator, Artist
Classifications: N7349.X8, 709.2
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Bing Xu
The art of Xu Bing : words without meaning, meaning without words by Britta Erickson ( Book )
8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Featuring works in Square Word Calligraphy, his whimsical, invented style of writing, The Art of Xu Bing traces the calligrapher's career and provides illustrations and in-depth descriptions of his works, which have been shown from Finland to Australia and the United States. Author and art historian Britta Erickson leads this look into Xu Bing's development as a significant international artist, and Xu Bing himself contributes a chapter on his life and work."--BOOK JACKET
Persistence-transformation : text as image in the art of Xu Bing ( Book )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Xu Bing : Tobacco Project, Duke/Shanghai/Virginia, 1999-2011 by John B Ravenal ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tianshu : passages in the making of a book by John Cayley ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Landscape landscript : nature as language in the art of Xu Bing by S. J Vainker ( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The importance of the written word in Chinese art - as inscription, decoration or calligraphy with brush and ink - is one of the most discussed topics in the history of Chinese art. Here, Xu Bing examines the systems within the written language itself, illustrating how the visual elements articulate or create a relationship between the language user and the myriad objects around him
Woodcuts in modern China, 1937-2008 : towards a universal pictorial language ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to square word calligraphy by Bing Xu ( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Provides instruction on the basic principles of New English Calligraphy, a writing system invented and designed by the artist ... a fusion of written English and written Chinese. The letters of an English word are slightly altered and arranged in a square word format so that the word takes on the ostensible form of a Chinese character, yet remains legible to the English reader"--Distributor's information sheet
Reinventing tradition in a new world : the arts of Gu Wenda, Wang Mansheng, Xu Bing and Zhang Hongtu by Ying Wang ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tasapainoilua : kuusi reittiä Himalajalle ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in Finnish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
lost letters : Xu Bing by Bing Xu ( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reading space : the art of Xu Bing by Bing Xu ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in Undetermined and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The character of characters : an animation by Xu Bing by Bing Xu ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The red book by Bing Xu ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Square word by Bing Xu ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This pair of copybooks provides instruction on the basic principles of New English Calligraphy, a writing system invented and designed by the artist ... a fusion of written English and written Chinese. The letters of an English word are slightly altered and arranged in a square word format so that the word takes on the ostensible form of a Chinese character, yet remains legible to the English reader"--Distributor's information sheet
Quanli He Yiwu by Buyun Li ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in Chinese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Xu Bing in Berlin : "Sprachräume" : Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, 27. Mai-1. August 2004 by Bing Xu ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
[Square word calligraphy set] by Bing Xu ( Book )
in Chinese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Zhonghua renmin gongheguo xianfa : zhushi by Dexiang Wang ( Book )
1 edition published in 1984 in Chinese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bing, Xu
Bing, Xu, 1955-
Hsü, Ping, 1955-
Xu, Bing, 1955-
徐冰, 1955-
Languages
English (60)
Chinese (4)
German (3)
Finnish (3)
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