International Archives 2nd half of 2014
The Power Station of Art (PSA) is proud to present the major solo exhibition Cai Guo-
Exhibition August 8 -
PSA's building, the former Nanshi Power Station, serves as a powerful backdrop for 12 major works in a diverse range of media, some of them taking place in the public realm leading up to the opening, allowing the public to witness various stages of the creative process. The installation work The Ninth Wave—a fishing boat from the artist's hometown of Quanzhou carrying 99 fabricated animals in various states of decline—sailed along the Huangpu River, past the Bund, on July 17 as art intervention, before ultimately 'landing' at PSA's Great Hall, where it became an indoor installation. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, a suite of four gunpowder drawings on porcelain, was then completed on-
Other new works include Silent Ink, featuring a 250-
The Ninth Wave, one of the artist's largest solo exhibition in recent years, articulates the artist's ongoing reflection on the larger natural and physical forces that have shaped our world, and the cultural and social currents that have an impact on humanity.
The exhibition is organized by the Shanghai International Culture Association.
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The Ninth Wave sailing on the Huangpu River by the Bund, Shanghai, 2014. Photo: Wen-