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A Book from the Sky

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  1. the name given to an art exhibition created by Chinese artist Xu Bing (born 1955)

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  2. first displayed in Beijing's China Art Gallery in 1988 and created a sensation in the Chinese art community

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  3. The installation consisted of a set of books, panels and scrolls on which were printed thousands of characters resembling real Chinese ideograms, all devoid of semantic content

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 11, 2009
  4. Xu spent years hand carving the typesetting blocks used to make the prints according to traditional Chinese block printing methods

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  5. Each block was embossed with a unique but meaningless symbol and then used to make the prints for the exhibit

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