The Time Vivarium - Silk Book 2
Ink and acrylic on silk
closed: 18 3/8 x 14 x 2 7/8 in. (46.7 x 35.6 x 7.3 cm)
open: 18 1/4 x 194 in. (46.4 x 492.8 cm) (show scale)
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My solo exhibition in New York is occuring by the end of 2013. The exhibition was called Time Park/Vivarium. I was enlightened by my father's memory of the Cultural Revolution in his youth. At this time last year I visited New York to find clues for the exhibition. The Natural History Museum gave me a lot of inspiration. Man's attitude is very important, whether it is towards nature or history.
Different cultures cultivate different world-views.
People's attitude can be found in all living things.
lit: Every year have fish
Every year have enough
Sometimes cultures are just like magic that can completely alter everything.
as different as if a lifetime had passed
The universe in early morning
Memory of father
Dimension of memory
There also is a Statue of Liberty in Tokyo.
The reality in languages
When talking about culture and art, even if you've encountered/experienced the whole world, the most important thing is to see it in an absent-minded way/not to take it too seriously
Sun Xun in New York
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Gift of Stanley Love and Sylvia Mitchell, by exchange, Robert A. Levinson Fund, Emily Winthrop Miles Fund, Alfred T. White Fund, and Designated Purchase Fund
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Sun Xun (Chinese, born 1980). The Time Vivarium - Silk Book 2, 2014. Ink and acrylic on silk, closed: 18 3/8 x 14 x 2 7/8 in. (46.7 x 35.6 x 7.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Stanley Love and Sylvia Mitchell, by exchange, Robert A. Levinson Fund, Emily Winthrop Miles Fund, Alfred T. White Fund, and Designated Purchase Fund, 2015.46. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2015.46_PS9.jpg)
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