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Mountain Plateau

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  • Description

    This etching also depicts the landscape near the site of the Longyang Gorge power station. The dam was designed as the westernmost of a succession planned for the length of the Yellow River in one of the grand engineering projects devised in the early decades of the People’s Republic of China. The etching process is the same as in Mountain Rhythm [LI2007.52].

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    Longyang Gorge
    Associated place
    AsiaChinaHebei province Beijing (place of creation)
    AsiaChina Qinghai province (Longyang Gorge) (place of creation)
    AsiaChina Qinghai province (Longyang Gorge) (subject)
    29 July 1986
    Xu Bing (born 1955) (printmaker)
    Material and technique
    etching; pencil inscription
    43.7 x 50.6 cm (height x width)
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    Lent by Xu Bing's Studio.
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  • Further reading

    Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 28 February-19 May 2013, Xu Bing Landscape/Landscript: Nature as Language in the Art of Xu Bing, Shelagh Vainker, ed. (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2013), no. 61 on p. 99, pp. 70, 71, 84, illus. p. 99 fig. 61

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