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Artist Books, Writings, and Statements
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Artist Books, Writings, and Statements >>top

 

1986

“An Important Tactic for Manifesting the Painter’s Concept: A Preliminary Exploration into the Use of ‘Light’ in Expressing the Substance of an Artwork.” Art History and Theory (Beijing) 17 (Spring 1986), pp. 97–99. In Chinese.

 

1988

Cai Guo-Qiang, with You Jindong. “Painting with Gunpowder.” Leonardo (Cambridge) 21, no. 3 (1988), pp. 251–254. In English.

 

1989

Cai Guo-Qiang, with Takami Akihiko. “From Beijing.” Bijutsu Techo (Tokyo) 609 (May 1989), pp. 130–132. In Japanese.

Statements. In Gunpowder Paintings of Cai Guo-Qiang, pp. 1–2, 9, 17, 18, 42. Guilin: Lijang Publishing House, 1989. In Chinese and English.

 

1990

“Cratères de Meteorites.” In Art Chinoise 1990: Chine Demain Pour Hier, pp. 52-55 Exh. cat. Paris: Les Domaines de l’art et Editions Carte Segrete, 1990. In French.

 

1991

Statements. In Cai Guo-Qiang. Primeval Fireball: The Project for Projects, unpaginated. Exh. cat. Tokyo: P3 art and environment, 1991. In Japanese and English.

 

1992

Artist book. Project for Extraterrestrials No. 9 “Fetus Movement II.” Osaka: Nomart Editions, Inc., 1992. With essays by the artist, Sakurai Kazuya, Tatsumi Masatoshi, Serizawa Takashi, and Kurabayashi Yasushi. In Japanese and English.

 

1994

Calendar of Life. Exh. cat. Nagoya: Gallery APA, 1994. In Japanese and English.

“Commentary of Works.” In Chaos: Cai Guo-Qiang, ed. Yuko Hasegawa, unpaginated. Exh. cat. Tokyo and Osaka: Setagaya Art Museum and Nomart Editions Inc., 1994. In Japanese and English.

Project for Extraterrestrials No. 10: Project to Add 10,000 Meters to the Great Wall of China. Tokyo: Atelier Peyotl Col, Ltd., with P3 art and environment, 1994. With essays by the artist, Gao Fu, Moriyama Masamichi, Yamashita Rika, Serizawa Takashi, and Konno Yuichi. Includes English supplement by Serizawa Takashi. In Japanese and English.

“Project for Extraterrestrials No. 20: Raising a Ladder to the Earth.” In Well-Spring: Messages and Revelations by Contemporary Artists to Animate the Ancient City of Bath, pp. 34–35. Exh. cat. Bath: Bath Festival Trust, 1994. In English.

“Promenade.” In Promenade in Asia, unpaginated. Exh. cat. Tokyo: Shiseido Corporate Culture Department, 1994. In Japanese and English.

Statements. In Cai Guo-Qiang: From the Pan-Pacific, pp. 86, 90, 92, 96, 98, 100, 104, 108–109, 115, 120, 124, 126, 128. Exh. cat. Iwaki: Iwaki City Art Museum, 1994. In Japanese and English.

 

1996

Statements. In de Rode Poort (The Red Gate), pp. 32, 155, 164. Exh. cat. Ghent: Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Gent, 1996. In Dutch and English.

 

1997

“Heaven’s Secrets.” In Promenade in Asia, p. 50. Exh. cat. Tokyo: Shiseido Corporate Culture Department, 1997. In Japanese and English.

“Placid Earth: A Project for the Meeting of Millennia.” In Unbuilt Roads: 107 Unrealized Projects, eds. Hans Ulrich Obrist and Guy Tortosa, unpaginated. Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje (now Hatje Cantz Verlag), 1997. In English.

 

1998

“Wild Flights of Fancy.” In Day Dreaming: Cai Guo-Qiang, pp. 4–17. Exh. cat. Taipei: Eslite Gallery (Cherng Piin), 1998. In Chinese and English.

 

1999

Artist book. Venice’s Rent Collection Courtyard. Vancouver: Annie Wong Foundation, 1999. In English.

“For Tatsumi and his Comrades—A Practical Dream.” In Dreams, eds. Francesco Bonami and Hans Ulrich Obrist, p. 57. Rome: Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, 1999. In English.

 

2000

“In the Words of Cai Guo-Qiang. Slide Lecture on June 20, 1998.” In Remain in Naoshima: Naoshima Contemporary Art Museum, pp. 150–151. Kagawa Prefecture: Benesse House, 2000. In Japanese and English.

“On the Venice Rent Collection Courtyard.” In Avant-Garde Today (Tianjin) 9 (2000), pp. 75–78. In Chinese.

“Projects for Extraterrestrials.” In Cai Guo-Qiang, ed. Fei Dawei, pp. 138–147. Exh. cat. London: Thames & Hudson and Paris: Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, 2000. Editions in French and English.

 

2002

“Artist’s Writings.” In Cai Guo-Qiang, eds. Dana Friis-Hansen, Octavio Zaya, and Serizawa Takashi, pp. 121–143. London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2002. In English.

“Dragon Runs.” In Cai Guo-Qiang and Iwaki with His Drawing Works 1980–2002, p. 8. Exh. cat. Iwaki: Cai Guo-Qiang Anthology Project, 2002. In Japanese and English.

Statement. In EV+A 2002—Heroes + Holies, pp. 76–77. Exh. cat. Limerick: EV+A, 2002. In English.

“The Frankness of Collecting Maximov.” In Cai Guo-Qiang, p. 40. Exh. cat. Shanghai: Shanghai Art Museum, 2002. In Chinese.

“To My Friends Beyond the Horizon.” In Cai Guo-Qiang and Iwaki with His Drawing Works 1980–2002, pp. 112–113. In Japanese and English.

 

2003

Curatorial statement. In Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial, p. 89. Exh. cat. Tokyo: Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial, 2003. In Japanese and English.

 

2004

 “Epilogue.” In Cai Guo Qiang. Light Cycle: Explosion Project for Central Park, unpaginated. Exh. cat. New York: Asia Society and Creative Time, 2004. In English.

“Feng Shui Master and Sheik.” In Cai Guo-Qiang: Man, Eagle and Eye in the Sky, ed. Sharmini Pereira, pp. 92–93. London: Albion/Michael Hue-Williams Fine Art Ltd., 2004. In English. 

“Letter to the Children of Siwa.” In Cai Guo-Qiang: Man, Eagle and Eye in the Sky, pp. 38–39.

Statement. In The Snow Show, pp. 24–25. Exh. cat. Rovaniemi: Rovaniemi Art Museum, 2004. In Finnish and English.

“Tatsumi and His Ball.” In Cai Guo-Qiang: Man, Eagle and Eye in the Sky, pp. 70–71.

 

2005

Cai Guo-Qiang, ed. Cai Guo-Qiang. Taipei: Artist Publishing Co., 2005. With essays by Fei Dawei, Gao Minglu, Ni Tsai-chen, and Lilian Tone, and an interview with Jennifer Wen Ma. In Chinese.

“Dear Young Artist.” Art on Paper (New York) 9, no. 6 (Jul./Aug. 2005), pp. 12, 40. In English.

“Influence: Today and Tomorrow.” ArtAsiaPacific Almanac (New York) no. 1 (2005–6), p. 111. In English.

“People’s Republic of China: Virgin Garden: Emersion.” In 51. International Art Exhibition: Participating Countries, Collateral Events, pp. 106–109. Exh. cat. Venice: Fondazione La Biennale di Venezia, 2005. Editions in Italian and English.

Statement. In Cai Guo-Qiang, unpaginated. Exh. cat. Warsaw: Zacheta National Gallery of Art, 2005. In Polish and English.

 

2006

“A Letter to Friends in the Media on the Eve of the BMoCA Opening.” In Bunker Museum of Contemporary Art, Kinmen Island: A Permanent Sanctuary for Art in a Demilitarized Zone, p. 158. Exh. cat. Taipei: Kinmen County Government, 2006. Editions in Chinese and English.

 “Curatorial Concept.” In Bunker Museum of Contemporary Art, Kinmen Island, pp. 7–8.

“Excerpts from the Curator Speeches at the Opening Ceremony, Sept. 11, 2004.” In Bunker Museum of Contemporary Art, Kinmen Island, pp. 159–161, 163.

“Master’s Program in Contemporary Art Curriculum (Proposal).” Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art (Taipei) 5, no. 3 (Sept. 2006), pp. 73–74. In English.

“Speaking of Wind Talking of Shadow: Glimpsing the Basic Concept of Wind Shadow from Letters Exchanged between Cai Guo-Qiang and Lin Hwai-min.” In Captured Wind Arrested Shadow: Cai Guo-Qiang and Lin Hwai-min’s Wind Shadow, pp. 97–104. Exh. cat. Taipei: Eslite Gallery (Cherng Piin), 2006. In Chinese and English.

Statement. In Jennifer Wen Ma: Aeolian Garden, pp. 18, 21. Exh. cat. San Gimignano and Siena: Associazione Arte Continua and Gli Ori, 2006. In Italian and English.

Statement. In Shu: Reinventing Books in Contemporary Chinese Art, ed. Wu Hung and Peggy Wang, pp. 26–27. Exh. cat. New York: China Institute in America, 2006. In Chinese and English.

“Three More Sentences.” In Captured Wind Arrested Shadow: Cai Guo-Qiang and Lin Hwai-min’s Wind Shadow, pp. 15–17. 

 

2007

“Depth Perspective on Definition and Expression.” In Distance, ed. Koji Yoshida, pp. 118–121. Tokyo: Infas Publications Inc., 2007. In Japanese and English.

 

2008

“Reply to the Olympics Controversy.” Artnet Magazine, Aug. 19, 2008, www.artnet.com/magazineus/features/guo-qiang/guo-qiang8-19-08.asp. In English.

Statements (excerpted from an interview with Alexandra Munroe). In Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe, pp. 285–299. New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 2008. With essays by Alexandra Munroe, David Joselit, Miwon Kwon, and Wang Hui. In English.

Statements (excerpted from an interview with Alexandra Munroe). Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe, pp. 291–305. Beijing: The People’s Press, in association with CICE and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 2008. With essays by Alexandra Munroe, David Joselit, Miwon Kwon, and Wang Hui. In Chinese.

 

2009

Artist book. Cai Guo-Qiang: This is What I Think. Taipei: INK Literary Monthly Publishing Co., Ltd., 2009. In Chinese.

Artist book. Here Comes Cai Guo-Qiang! Taipei: Eslite Corporation, 2009. In Chinese. 

“On Explosions.” Meta Magazine, Aug. 18, 2009. www.meta-magazine.com/index.php?id=31. In English.

Statements (excerpted from an interview with Alexandra Munroe). Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe, pp. 289–303. Bilbao: Guggenheim Bilbao, 2009. With essays by Alexandra Munroe, David Joselit, Miwon Kwon, and Wang Hui. In Spanish.

Statement. In The 4th Fukuoka Asian Art Triennial 2009, p. 102. Exh. cat. Fukuoka: Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, 2009. In Japanese and English.

 

2010

A Little About Me and Peasant Da Vincis.” In Cai Guo-Qiang: Peasant Da Vincis. Guilin: Guangxi Normal University Press, 2010, pp. 17-25. In Chinese and English.

Artist book. Cai Guo-Qiang: This is What I Think. Guilin: Guangxi Normal University Press, 2010. In Chinese.

Statements. In Cai Guo-Qiang: Fallen Blossoms, ed. Amy Wilkins. Exh cat. Philadelphia: The Fabric Workshop and Museum, 2010, pp. 99, 117, 141. With essays by Carlos Basualdo, Marion Boulton Stroud, David Elliott, and Mingxian Wang. In English.

Statements. In Kiki Smith: Color Still. Pistoia: Gli Ori, UMoCA, 2010, p. 15. In Chinese, English, and Italian.

“Wild Flights of Fancy, 1998.” In Wu Hung. Contemporary Chinese Art: Primary Documents. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2010, pp. 260-266. In English.

 

2011

“Artist Statement.” In Cai Guo-Qiang 1040M Underground, eds. Christopher Makos and Peter Wise. Exh. cat. Donetsk: Izolyatsia. Platform for Cultural Initiatives, 2011, pp. 50-51. In English.

“Cai Guo-Qiang’s Blog on Paper: Every Gunpowder Drawing Inspires the Next One.” Bazaar Art (Beijing) no. 243 (Mar. 2011), p. 48. In Chinese.

“Cai Guo-Qiang’s Blog on Paper: Stories between Iwaki and Me.” Bazaar Art (Beijing) no. 249 (May. 2011) pp. 48-49. In Chinese.

“Cai Guo-Qiang’s Blog on Paper: 1040M Underground.” Bazaar Art (Beijing) no. 261 (Sept. 2011), pp. 58-59. In Chinese.

“Cai Guo-Qiang’s Blog on Paper: Going back to My Hometown after Traveling for A Thousand Years.” Bazaar Art (Beijing) no. 267 (Nov. 2011), pp. 64-67. In Chinese.

 

2012

“Cai Guo-Qiang’s Blog on Paper: Going back to My Hometown After Traveling for A Thousand Years, Part II.” Bazaar Art (Beijing) no. 273 (Jan. 2012), pp. 44-47. In Chinese.

“Cai Guo-Qiang’s Blog on Paper: Indeed, I’m Lucky.” Bazaar Art (Beijing) no. 279 (Mar. 2011), pp. 50-54. In Chinese. 

“Cai Guo-Qiang’s Blog on Paper: Sky Ladder and its Exhibition - Ladder to the Sky.” Bazaar Art (Beijing) no. 267 (May. 2011), pp. 54-55. In Chinese.

“Cai Guo-Qiang’s Blog on Paper: Resting on West Lake.” Bazaar Art (Beijing) no. 291 (Jul. 2011), pp. 62-63. In Chinese.

“Cai Guo-Qiang’s Blog on Paper: A Clan of Boats.” Bazaar Art (Beijing) no. 297 (Sept. 2012), pp. 62-63. In Chinese.

“Cai Guo-Qiang’s Blog on Paper: A Master Like Rembrandt.” Bazaar Art (Beijing) no. 303 (Nov. 2012), pp. 66-68. In Chinese.

“Ninety-Nine Tales. Curious Journey through the Real and Unseen Worlds.” In Cai Guo-Qiang: Ladder to the Sky, ed. Jeffrey Deitch, pp. 84–185. Exh. cat. New York: Prestel, 2012. In English.

 

2013

“Cai Guo-Qiang’s Blog on Paper: Awards and Catastrophe.” Bazaar Art (Beijing) no. 307 (Jan. 2013), pp. 52-55. In Chinese.

“Cai Guo-Qiang’s Blog on Paper: Cai Guo-Qiang with Frank Gehry.” Bazaar Art (Beijing) no. 310 (Mar. 2013), pp. 130-133. In Chinese.

“Sixty-Three Narratives on Boats.” In Cai Guo-Qiang: A Clan of Boats, pp. 136-202. Exh. cat. Copenhagen: Faurschou Foundation, 2013. In English.

 

2014

“A Story Between Children and a Child Who Never Grew Up.” In Cai Guo-Qiang: Falling Back to Earth, pp. 138-153. Exh. cat. South Brisbane: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, 2014. In English.

 

2016

“Talk Talk What About the Art." In What About the Art? Contemporary Art from China, pp. 14-35. Cuilin: Guangxi Normal University Press, 2016. In English and Chinese.

“Talk Talk My Stories of Painting." In Cai Guo-Qiang: My Stories of Painting, pp. 23-140. Ext. cat. Maastricht: Bonnefantenmuseum, 2016. In English and Dutch.

 

Interviews >>top

 

1991

Serizawa Takashi. “Cai Guo-Qiang + P3.” In Cai Guo-Qiang. Primeval Fireball: The Project for Projects, unpaginated. Exh. cat. Tokyo: P3 art and environment, 1991. In Japanese and English.

 

1992

Kobayashi Kenji. “Deeper, Larger and Farther.” Bijutsu Techo (Tokyo) 649 (Jan. 1992), pp. 12–19. In Japanese.

 

1993

Konno Yuichi. “Cai Guo-Qiang: The Palette of Light that Shoots the Sky.” UR (Tokyo) 7 (Mar. 1993), pp. 5–48. In Japanese.

Serizawa Takashi. “Interview with Cai Guo-Qiang.” Bijutsu Techo (Tokyo) 671 (Jun. 1993), pp. 121–128. In Japanese.

 

1996

Nakamura Keiko. “The Universalism and Individualism of Art.” Keiko Nakamura Interview Collection, pp. 255–286. Tokyo: Seidosha, 1996. In Japanese.

Takeda Norihito and Takeda Masaaki. “Interview with Cai Guo-Qiang: The Internationalism of Art and the Position of Artists.” Sturm Literary Magazine (Tokyo) 7 (1996), pp. 106–115. In Japanese.

 

1997

Jolles, Claudia. “Künstler sind wie Kung-Fu-Kämpfer.” Kunst-Bulletin (Zurich) 4 (Apr. 1997), pp. 12–19. In German.

Lutfy, Carol. “Asian Artists in America: Cai Guo-Qiang.” Atelier International (Tokyo) 834 (Mar.–Apr. 1997), pp. 84–91. In Japanese and English.

 

1998

Han, Dora. “Cai Guo-Qiang on ‘Performance’ in Art.” Dialogue (Taipei) 18 (Sept. 1998), pp. 126–133. In Chinese.

 

1999

Gao Minglu. “Traces of Gunpowder Explosions.” Dushu (Beijing) 9 (1999), pp. 87–93. In Chinese.

Matt, Gerald. “Gerald Matt in Conversation with Cai Guo-Qiang.” In Cai Guo-Qiang: I Am the Y2K Bug, ed. Gerald Matt, pp. 50–57. Exh. cat. Vienna: Kunsthalle Wien, 1999. In German and English.

Reprint: In Gerald Matt, Interviews, pp. 76–81. Köln: Walther König, 2007. Editions in English and German.

 

2000

Chiu, Melissa. “Off With A Bang: An Interview with Controversial Artist Cai Guo-Qiang.” Postwest (Sydney) 17 (2000), pp. 28–31. In English.

Fei Dawei. “To Dare to Accomplish Nothing. Fei Dawei Interviews Cai Guo-Qiang.” In Cai Guo-Qiang, ed. Dawei Fei, pp. 117–135. Exh. cat. London: Thames & Hudson and Paris: Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, 2000. Editions in French and English.

Huang Du. “Cultural Witchery, Alchemy, and ‘Explosion’.” Avant-Garde Today (Tianjin) 9 (2000), pp. 43–65. In Chinese.

Jouanno, Evelyne. “Cai Guo-Qiang: Between Heaven and Earth.” Flash Art (Milan) 33, no. 214 (Nov./Dec. 2000), pp. 66–68. In English.

Ujica, Andrei. “A Conversation: Cai Guo-Qiang and Andrei Ujica.” In Cai Guo-Qiang, ed. Fei Dawei, pp. 81–88. In English.

Wu Hung. “On ‘Rent-Collecting House’: An Interview with Cai Guo-Qiang.” Sculpture (Beijing) 21 (2000), pp. 8–11. In Chinese.

 

2001

Busch, Bernd. “Auf der Suche nach der Ewigkeit im Ephemeren.” In Feuer, ed. Bernd Busch in collaboration with Johann Georg Goldammer and Andrea Denk, pp. 586–600. Köln: Wienand, 2001. In German.

Luo Rong. “Interview with Cai Guo-Qiang.” Design Trends (Shanghai) 5/6 (Nov. 2001), pp. 115–127. In Chinese.

Sans, Jérôme. “Interview.” In Arte all’Arte: Arte Architettura Paesaggio, pp. 54–56. Exh. cat. San Gimignano and Siena: Associazione Arte Continua and Gli Ori, 2001. In Italian and English.

 

2002

Demattè, Monica. “Half Empty, Half Full: A Conversation with Cai Guo-Qiang.” In Cai Guo-Qiang, pp. 26–37. Exh. cat. Trento: Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, 2002. In Italian and English.

———. “The Art of Catching the Void.” Work (Trento) 1, no. 3 (Oct.–Dec. 2002), pp. 14–15. In Italian and English.

Sans, Jérôme. “Light Your Fire.” In Cai Guo-Qiang: An Arbitrary History, pp. 45–59. Exh. cat. Lyon: Musée d’Art Contemporain de Lyon and Milan: 5 Continents Editions S.r.l., 2002. In French and English.

Zaya, Octavio. “Octavio Zaya in Conversation with Cai Guo-Qiang.” In Cai Guo-Qiang, eds. Dana Friis-Hansen, Octavio Zaya, and Takashi Serizawa, pp. 6–35. London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2002. In English.

 

2004

Chiu, Melissa. “Interview.” In Cai Guo Qiang. Light Cycle: Explosion Project for Central Park, unpaginated. Exh. cat. New York: Asia Society and Creative Time, 2004. In English.

 

2005

Caballero, David Rodríguez. “East-West-East.” In Cai Guo-Qiang: On Black Fireworks, pp. 104–131. Exh. cat. Valencia: Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, 2005. In Spanish and English.

Goodbody, Bridget. “No Introductions Necessary.” ArtAsiaPacific (New York) 45 (Summer 2005), pp. 42–45. In English.

Ma, Jennifer Wen. “I Wish It Never Happened.” In Cai Guo-Qiang: Inopportune, pp. 54–69. Exh. cat. North Adams, Massachusetts: MASS MoCA, 2005. In English.

McCoy, Michelle. “An Interview with Cai Guo-Qiang, Curator of the China Pavilion, Virgin Garden: Emersion.” Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art (Taipei) 4, no. 3 (Sept. 2005), pp. 36–38. In English.

Tanguy, Sarah. “Conversation with Cai Guo-Qiang: Fire Medicine.” Sculpture (Washington, D.C.) 24, no. 4 (May 2005), pp. 32–37. In English.

 

2006

Goodbody, Bridget. “Outside Chance: Cai Guo-Qiang claims air rights at the Met.” Time Out New York (New York) 553 (May 4–10, 2006), p. 66. In English.

Grigoteit, Ariane. “The River of Time: Of Lions, Wolves, and Dogs.” Visuell (Frankfurt am Main) (2006), pp. 182–187. In German and English.

Huang Xiao-wei and Yi Pei-fang. “No Destruction, No Construction: Interview between Cai Guo-Qiang and Cai Kang-Yong.” INK Literary Monthly (Taipei) 40 (Dec. 2006), pp. 22–49. In Chinese.

Lin Hwai-min. “Cai Guo-Qiang vs. Lin Hwai-min: The Chance Meeting and Formation of Wind Shadow.” In Captured Wind Arrested Shadow: Cai Guo-Qiang and Lin Hwai-min’s Wind Shadow, pp. 18–33. Exh. cat. Taipei: Eslite Gallery (Cherng Piin), 2006. In Chinese and English.

Maruta Nobuko. “Interview with Cai Guo-Qiang.” COOL Creators’ Infinite Links (New York) (2006), pp. 12–23. In Japanese and English.

Roundtable discussion. “Long March Yan’an Forum on Art Education.” Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art (Taipei) 5, no. 3 (Sept. 2006), pp. 18–60. Transcribed from Chinese to English by Philip Tinari, Fiona He, and Huong Trieu. In English.

Serizawa Takashi. “Like a Small Child Building Firecrackers: Interview with Cai Guo-Qiang.” ARTiT (Tokyo) 4, no. 2 (Spring/Summer 2006), pp. 30–41. In Japanese and English.

Shaughnessy, Jonathan. “Cai’s Tour: An Interview with Cai Guo-Qiang about Cai Guo-Qiang: Long Scroll.” In Cai Guo-Qiang: Long Scroll, pp. 48–79. Exh. cat. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 2006. In English.

 

2007

Auping, Michael. “Fire Medicine.” In 30 Years: Interviews and Outtakes, pp. 87–93. Fort Worth, Munich, London, and New York: Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth in association with Prestel, 2007. In English.

Grande, John K. “Shock and Awe: An Interview with Cai Guo-Qiang.” Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art (Taipei) 6, no. 1 (Mar. 2007), pp. 39–44. In English.

Kakizaki Takao. “Light Passage: Interview with Cai Guo-Qiang.” In Light Passage: Cai Guo-Qiang & Shiseido, pp. 32–37. Exh. cat. Tokyo: Shiseido Corporate Culture Department, 2007. In Japanese and English. 

 

2008

Asada Akira. “Art: The Critical Point of Creativity and Destruction—Commemorative Conversation between Asada Akira and Cai Guo-Qiang.” The 7th Hiroshima Art Prize: Cai Guo-Qiang, pp. 34–45. Exh. cat. In Japanese and English.

Carrillo de Albornoz, Cristina. “I am eternally optimistic; I am Chinese” The Art Newspaper (London) No. 187 (Jan. 2008), p. 34. In English.

Guo Peiming. “This Is the Most Precious Time In My Life: Interview with Cai Guo-Qiang.” World Quanzhou People no. 4 (Sept. 2008), pp. 12–14. In Chinese.

Hu, James. “Art Can Be Messed Up: An Interview with Cai Guo-Qiang.” Art Gallery Magazine (Guangzhou) 119, no. 4 (Aug. 2008), pp. 40–51, cover. In Chinese and English.

Kamiya Yukie, and Matsuoka Takeshi. “Discussion with Cai Guo-Qiang, Tatehata Akira, Kazuyo Sejima, and Asada Akira.” “What Is the Future and Function of Art Museums?” Public Symposium Report (Hiroshima) (2006), pp. 23–28. Exh. cat. In Japanese.

Lai Si-Ru. “An Interview with Cai Guo-Qiang about His Work and Retrospective.” Artist Magazine (Taipei) no. 395 (Apr. 2008), pp. 204–217. In Chinese.

Li Zongtao. “Cai Guo-Qiang Creates Special Effects for the Beijing Olympics.” Southern People Weekly (Guangzhou) 127, no. 22 (Aug. 1, 2008), pp. 78–81. In Chinese.

Liu Lifang. “Fierce and Softness: Cai Guo-Qiang’s Beijing Twin Cities.” Xinmin Weekly (Beijing) 503, no. 34 (Aug. 25–31, 2008), pp. 30–33. In Chinese.

Liu Xiaolin. “Cai Guo-Qiang: Art Exists with Passion.” Art Issue Magazine (Beijing) (Aug. 2008), pp. 36–45, cover. In Chinese.

Pearlman, Ellen. “Cai Guo-Qiang with Ellen Pearlman.” Brooklyn Rail (Apr. 2008), www.brooklynrail.org/2008/04/art/cai-guo-qiang-with-ellen-pearlman. In English.

Shu Ke-Wen. “Cai Guo-Qiang: For the Precious Moment.” Sanlian Life Weekly (Beijing) no. 30, (Aug. 18, 2008), pp. 100–102. In Chinese.

Xing Zhou. “Cai Guo-Qiang Explodes the Footprints Toward Olympics.” Asia Weekly (Hong Kong) (Sept. 7, 2008), pp. 48–51. In Chinese.

Yang Ruichun. “Only Obstacles! No Amateur Recklessness.” Southern Weekly (Beijing) (Aug. 14, 2008), p. A9. In Chinese.

Zhong Heyan. “Life and Stories in the Courtyard House.” Sanlian Life Weekly (Beijing) no. 33 (Sept. 8, 2008), pp. 132–135. In Chinese.

Zwerling, Jared. “Celebrated Chinese Artist Ignites Olympic Ceremonies.” [Weblog entry.] Sportz Undercover, Jun. 23, 2008, pmbq.com.users.rydia.net/sportz/?p=84. In English.

 

2009

Fang Zhenning. “Cai Guo-Qiang: Last Stop—Bilbao.” ABITARE China (Beijing) (Mar. 2009), 

pp. 58–69. In Chinese and English.

 

2010

Borysevicz, Mathieu. "Peasant da Vincis: A Conversation with Cai Guo-Qiang." Yishu International (Taipei) (Nov./Dec. 2010). In English.

Li Jing. "Interview Cai Guo-Qiang: I am Just a Storyteller." The Bund, May 6, 2010, pp. A20-A23. In Chinese.

Vanderbilt, Tom. "Tom Vanderbilt’s Interview with Cai Guo-Qiang: Drawing Fire." The Magazine from the Wall Street Journal (New York) (Oct./Nov. 2010), pp. 15-16. In English.

Wang Yin. "Interview: Cai Guo-Qiang - 9000 Miles as a Peasant Artist." Art. Investment (Taipei) no. 31 (May 2010), pp. 206-213. In Chinese.

 

2011

Bo Bo. "Interview with Cai Guo-Qiang: To Me, the Arabia is a Mystery." The Bund (Shanghai) no. 468 (Dec. 2011), pp. 115-119. In Chinese.

 

2012

Ichii Kenji. "Interview between Cai Guo-Qiang and Ichii Kenji."Artcollectors (Tokyo) no. 40 (2012), pp. 63–69. In Japanese.

 

2013

Dantas, Marcello. “Marcello Dantas in Conversation with Cai Guo-Qiang.” In Cai Guo-Qiang: Da Vincis Do Povo, pp. 15-35. Exh. cat. Shenzhen: Artron Culture Group, 2013. In Portuguese and English.

Rosenbaum, Ron. "Burning Man. With Ethereal artworks traced in flames and gunpowder, Cai Guo-Qiang is making a big bang." Smithsonian (Washington, D.C.) no. 44 (Apr. 2013), pp. 26–33. In English

Widmer, Richard. Passage to History: 20 Years of La Biennale di Venezia and Chinese Contemporary Art: Interview Collection, pp. 292-303. Beijing: Zhongguo qing nian chu ban she, 2013. In Chinese.

 

2014

Cooke, Julia. “Legends at Work: Cai Guo-Qiang.” Surface Magazine (New York) no. 105 (Feb. 2014), pp. 136-141. In English.

"Interview with Cai Guo-Qiang" in CLOG: Guggenheim. New York: CLOG, 2014. In English. 

Kelmachter, Hèlène. “Elective Affinities: Cai Guo-Qiang.” Cartier Art (Milan) no. 36 (Feb. 2014), pp. 66-67. In French and English.

Song Yi. “A Correspondence with Cai Studio.” Leap Magazine (Guangzhou) (Feb. 2014), pp. 110-121. In Chinese and English.

 

2016

Mack, Joshua. "Cai Guo-Qiang: With Chinese contemporary art caught between the weight of Western expectations and the weightlessness of its own burgeoning scene, one of China's leading artists seeks to return the heart to its contemporary art." ArtReview (London) vol.68, no. 2 (March 2016), pp. 80-83. In English.

Biswas, Allie. "Explosions in the Sky." Glass Magazine (London). no. 26 (summer issue), pp. 144-149, 188-89. In English and Chinese.

Cerruti, Margaux. "Reaching for the Sky: Netflix's Documentary on Cai Guo-Qiang." Whitewall Magazine, Oct. 14, 2016. http://www.whitewallmag.com/art/reaching-for-the-sky-netflixs-documentary-on-cai-guo-qiang. In English.

 

Curated Exhibition Catalogues >>top

 

2002

Cai GuoQiang’s Maksimov Collection. Beijing: Central Art Academy, 2002. With a statement by the artist and essays by Cao Qing Hui, Fan Di’An, and Wang Mingxian. In Chinese.

 

2003

Cai Guo-Qiang, ed. Kiki Smith: Pause. Tokyo: Dragon Museum of Contemporary Art, 2003. With essay by James Putnam. In Japanese and English.

 

2006

Bunker Museum of Contemporary Art, Kinmen Island: A Permanent Sanctuary for Art in a Demilitarized Zone. Taipei: Kinmen County Government, 2006. With essays by the artist, Chiang Bo-wei, Bridget Goodbody, Nan Fang-Shuo, Ni Tsai-Chin, and James Putnam. Editions in Chinese and English.

Captured Wind Arrested Shadow: Cai Guo-Qiang and Lin Hwai-min’s Wind Shadow. Taipei: Eslite Gallery (Cherng Piin), 2006. With essays by the artist and Lin Hwai-min. In Chinese and English.

Jennifer Wen Ma: Aeolian Garden. San Gimignano and Siena: Associazione Arte Continua and Gli Ori, 2006. Statement by the artist and Jennifer Wen Ma. In Italian and English.

Kinmen Children’s Bunker Museum of Art. Taipei: Kinmen County Government, 2006.

 

2008

Everything Is Museum. With essays by Cai Guo-Qiang, Kim Kanatani, and Alexandra Munroe. New York: Cai Studio, 2008. In Chinese and English.

 

2010

Cristiani, Mario. Kiki Smith: Color Still. Pistoia, Italy: Gli Ori, UMoCA, 2010. In Chinese, English and Italian.

Cai Guo-Qiang. Cai Guo-Qiang: Peasant Da Vincis. Guilin, China: Guangxi Normal University Press, 2010. In Chinese and English.

Cai Guo-Qiang. You can’t always see where you are going, but can you see where you’ve been? Translated by Lingua Guild, Inc. Tokyo, Japan: Gendaikikakushitsu Publishers, 2010. In English.

 

2016

What About the Art? Contemporary Art from China. Cuilin: Guangxi Normal University Press, 2016. In English and Chinese.

 

About the Artist

Monographic Exhibition Catalogues >>top

 

1991

Cai Guo-Qiang. Primeval Fireball: The Project for Projects. Tokyo: P3 art and environment, 1991. With statements by the artist and essays by Serizawa Takashi, Takami Akihiko, and Takagishi Michiko. In Japanese and English.

 

1994

Cai Guo-Qiang: From the Pan–Pacific. Iwaki: Iwaki City Art Museum, 1994. With statements by the artist and an essay by Hirano Akihiko. In Japanese and English.

Hasegawa Yuko, ed. Chaos: Cai Guo-Qiang. Tokyo and Osaka: Setagaya Art Museum and Nomart Editions Inc., 1994. With statements by the artist and essays by Chen Ri Sheng and Yuko Hasegawa. In Japanese and English.

 

1997

Cai Guo-Qiang. Cultural Melting Bath: Projects for the 20th Century. New York: Queens Museum of Art, 1997. With essays by Jane Farver and Reiko Tomii. In English.

Cai Guo-Qiang: Flying Dragon in the Heavens. Humlebaek: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, 1997. With essays by Geremie R. Barmé and Anneli Fuchs. In Danish and English.

 

1998

Day Dreaming: Cai Guo-Qiang. Taipei: Eslite Gallery (Cherng Piin), 1998. With essays by the artist and Tatsumi Masatoshi. In Chinese and English.

 

1999

Matt, Gerald, ed. Cai Guo-Qiang: I Am the Y2K Bug. Vienna: Kunsthalle Wien, 1999. With essays by Rosa Martínez, Michael Wenzel, and Yuko Hasegawa, and an interview with Gerald Matt. In German and English.

 

2000

Fei Dawei, ed. Cai Guo-Qiang. London: Thames & Hudson and Paris: Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, 2000. With an essay by Dawei Fei and interviews with Dawei Fei and Andrei Ujica. Editions in French and English.

 

2002

Cai Guo-Qiang. Shanghai: Shanghai Art Museum, 2002. With essays by the artist, Yuko Hasegawa, Ni Tsai-Chin, Zhang Qin, and Zeng Qing Hui. In Chinese.

Cai Guo-Qiang. Trento: Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, 2002. With essays by Fabio Cavallucci, Hou Hanru, and Pier Luigi Tazzi, and an interview with Monica Demattè. In Italian and English.

Cai Guo-Qiang: An Arbitrary History. Lyon: Musée d’Art Contemporain de Lyon and Milan: 5 Continents Editions srl, 2002. With essays by Fei Dawei, François Jullien, Jan Hoet, Nanjo Fumio, Thierry Raspail, and Wang Mingxian, and an interview with Jérôme Sans. In French and English.

Cai Guo-Qiang and Iwaki with His Drawing Works 1980–2002. Iwaki: Cai Guo-Qiang Anthology Project, 2002. With statements by the artist. In Japanese and English.

Cai Guo-Qiang’s CHADO Pavilion: Homage to Tenshin Okakura. Hakone-machi, Kanagawa-ken: The Hakone Open-Air Museum, 2002. With essays by Matsumura Toshio and Tatehata Akira. In Japanese and English.

Cai Guo-Qiang: Day Dreaming. Shanghai: Yishu Shijie Magazine, 2002. In Chinese.

 

2003

Stringa, Nico. Terrecotte Cinesi: Dalla 48th Biennale di Venezia. Nove: Museo Civico della Ceramica, 2003. With essays by Francesca Dal Lago, Britta Erickson, Nico Stringa, Harald Szeemann, and Alessio Tasca. In Italian and English.

 

2004

Cai Guo Qiang. Light Cycle: Explosion Project for Central Park. New York: Asia Society and Creative Time, 2004. With essays by the artist, Melissa Chiu, and Peter Eleey. In English.

 

2005

Cai Guo-Qiang. Warsaw: Zacheta National Gallery of Art, 2005. With statements by the artist and essays by Maria Brewinska and Jean-Luc Nancy. In Polish and English.

Cai Guo-Qiang: Inopportune. Wilmington: MASS MoCA, 2005. With essays by Laura Heon and Robert Pogue Harrison, and an interview with Jennifer Wen Ma. In English.

Cai Guo-Qiang: Life Beneath the Shadow. Edinburgh: The Fruitmarket Gallery, 2005. With essays by Fiona Bradley, Yuko Hasegawa, and James Robertson. In English.

Cai Guo-Qiang: On Black Fireworks. Valencià: Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, 2005. With essays by Consuelo Císcar Casabán, David Rodríguez Caballero, Lilian Tone, Vincente Valero, and Wu Hung and interview with David Rodríguez Caballero. In Spanish and English.

 

2006

Cai Guo-Qiang: Head On. Frankfurt am Main: Deutsche Bank AG, 2006. With essays by Dan Cameron, Ariane Grigoteit, Lao Zhu, and Nicholas Mirzoeff. Editions in German and English.

Cai Guo-Qiang: Long Scroll. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 2006. With an essay and interview by Jonathan Shaughnessy. In French and English.

Cai Guo-Qiang: Transparent Monument. Milan: Edizioni Charta, 2006. With an essay by David Ross. In English.

 

2007

Higuchi Masaki and Iseki Yu, eds. Light Passage: Cai Guo-Qiang & Shiseido. Tokyo: Shiseido Corporate Culture Department, 2007. With essays by Fukuhara Yoshiharu, Kakizaki Takao, and Sugawara Norio, and an interview with Kakizaki Takao. In Japanese and English.

 

2008

Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe. New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 2008. With essays by Alexandra Munroe, David Joselit, Miwon Kwon, and Wang Hui. In English.

Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe. Beijing: The People’s Press, in association with CICE and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, 2008. With essays by Alexandra Munroe, David Joselit, Miwon Kwon, and Wang Hui. In Chinese.

The 7th Hiroshima Art Prize: Cai Guo-Qiang. Hiroshima: Hiroshima City Museum of Art, 2008. With essays by Osawa Masachi, Gianfranco Maraniello, and Suhama Motoko. In Japanese and English.

The 7th Hiroshima Art Prize: Cai Guo-Qiang. Hiroshima: Hiroshima City Museum of Art, 2008. With essay by Kamiya Yukie and interview with Asada Akira. In Japanese and English.

 

2009

Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe. Bilbao: Guggenheim Bilbao, 2009. With essays by Alexandra Munroe, David Joselit, Miwon Kwon, and Wang Hui. In Spanish.

 

2010

Cai Guo-Qiang: Peasant Da Vincis. Guilin: Guangxi Normal University Press, 2010.

Cai Guo-Qiang, and Taipei Fine Arts Museum. Cai Guo-Qiang: Hanging Out in the Museum. Taipei: Taipei Fine Arts Museum, 2009. In Chinese and English.

Perlein, Gilbert, and Rebecca Francois. Cai Guo-Qiang: Travels in the Mediterranean. Bordighera: CUDEMO Editore, 2010. In French and English.

Wilkins, Amy, ed. Cai Guo-Qiang: Fallen Blossoms. Philadelphia, USA: The Fabric Workshop and Museum, 2010. With essays by Carlos Basualdo, Marion Boulton Stroud, David Elliott, and Wang Mingxian. In English.

 

2011

Cai Guo-Qiang Sunshine and Solitude. Mexico: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México; Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo, 2011. With essays by Ben Tufnell, Ana Laura Cué, and Katnira Bello. In Spanish and English.

Makos, Christopher, ed. Cai Guo-Qiang 1040M Underground. Donetsk: Izolyatsia. Platform for Cultural Initiatives, 2011. In Ukrainian and English.

 

2012

Cai Guo-Qiang: Spring. Zhejiang: China Academy of Art Press, 2012. In English and Chinese.

Deitch, Jeffrey, ed. Cai Guo-Qiang: Ladder to the Sky. Munich, London, New York: DelMonico 

Books | Prestel, 2012. In English.

Hasegawa Yuko. Cai Guo-Qiang: Saraab. Translated by Viviane Hamza, Samia Touati, Tarek 

Ghanem: Skira Editore S.p.A., 2012. In English and Arabic.

 

2013

Cai Guo-Qiang: A Clan of Boats. Copenhagen: Faurschou Foundation, 2013. With statements by the artist and essays by Jannie Haagemann, Karen Smith, and Hans Ulrich Obrist. In English. 

Cai Guo-Qiang. Let’s Create an Exhibition with a Boy Named Cai. South Brisbane: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, 2013. In English.

 

2014

Cai Guo-Qiang: Falling Back to Earth. South Brisbane: Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, 2014. In English. With essays by Russell Storer, Suhanya Raffel, Ben Tufnell, Ross Gibson, and Tamsin Cull. In English.
Cai Guo-Qiang: The Ninth Wave. Shanghai: Artron Group, 2014. With essays by Orville Schell, Russell Storer and the artist. In English and Chinese.

2015
Cai Guo-Qiang: Impromptu. Buenos Aires: Fundación Proa, 2015. With essays by the artist and interviews with Adriana Rosenberg and Rodrigo Alonso; Alexandra Munroe and Sandhini Poddar; and Lesley Ma. In Spanish.

Cai Guo-Qiang: Odyssey. Houston: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 2015. With essays by Christine Starkman, Cai Guo-Qiang and Susan Stewart. In English.

Cai Guo-Qiang: There and Back Again. Yokohama: Mochuisle, Inc., 2015. With essays by Cai Guo-Qiang, Eriko Osaka, Eriko Kimura, Hideko Numata, Naoaki Nakamura. In English and Japanese.

Cai Guo-Qiang and 15 years at Echigo-Tsumari Triennale. Tokyo: Gendaikikakushitsu Publishers, 2015. With essays by Fram Kitagawa and Cai Guo-Qiang. In English and Japanese.

 

2016
Cai Guo-Qiang: My Stories of Painting. Maastricht: Bonnefantenmuseum, 2016. With essay by Stijn Huijts, Lars Nittve and Cai-Guo-Qiang. In English and Dutch.

 

Group Exhibition Catalogues >>top

 

1989

Tama-River Fussa Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, unpaginated. Fussa: Tamagawa Fusa Yagi Bijutsu tenji mukyoku, 1989. In Japanese and English.

 

1990

Art Chinoise 1990: Chine demain pour hier, pp. 52–55. Paris: Les Domaines de l’art et Editions Carte Segrete, 1990. In French.

 

1992

Japan Ushimado International Art Festival, unpaginated. Ushimado: Ushimado International Art Festival, 1992. In Japanese and English.

 

1994

Promenade in Asia, unpaginated. Tokyo: Shiseido Corporate Culture Department, 1994. In Japanese and English.

Watanabe Seiichi, ed. Mito Annual ’94: Open System, pp. 42–48, 63–67, 72, 75–76. Mito: Art Tower Mito Contemporary Art Center, 1994. In Japanese and English.

Well-Spring: Messages and Revelations by Contemporary Artists to Animate the Ancient City of Bath, pp. 14–15, 34–35, 44. Bath: Bath Festival Trust, 1994. In English.

 

1995

Art In Japan Today: 1985–95, pp. 48–53, 154–155. Tokyo: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1995. In Japanese and English.

Contemplation: ’95 Joong-ang Biennial Special Exhibition, pp. 74–75, 80–83, 150. Seoul: Ho-Am Art Museum, 1995. In Korean and English.

Heart of Darkness, pp. 11, 15, 70–71, 84–97, 201. Otterlo: Kröller-Müller Museum, 1997. In English.

TransCulture: La Biennale di Venezia 1995, pp. 15, 22–23, 72, 76–77, 99–104, 181. Tokyo: The Japan Foundation and Fukutake Science and Culture Foundation, 1995. In Japanese and English.

 

1996

Between Earth and the Heavens: Aspects of Contemporary Japanese Art II, ed. Yamawaki Kazuo, pp. 10–15, 26–28, 34–37, 59–62. Nagoya: Nagoya City Art Museum, 1996. Editions in Japanese, English, and Spanish.

Michelsen, Anders, and Octavio Zaya. Interzones: A Work in Progress, pp. 90–97. Copenhagen: Kunstforeningen Copenhagen, 1996. In English.

de Rode Poort (The Red Gate), pp. 32–35, 155, 164, 172–173. Ghent: Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Gent, 1996. In Dutch and English.

The Hugo Boss Prize 1996, pp. 51–59. New York: Guggenheim Museum, 1996. In English.

The Second Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, pp. 36, 58–59, 128. Brisbane: Queensland Art Gallery, 1996. In English.

Universalis: 23rd International Biennial São Paulo, pp. 230–235. São Paulo: Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, 1996. In Portuguese and English.

 

1997

Performance Anxiety, pp. 14, 38–41, 71, 79. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art, 1997. In English.

Promenade in Asia, pp. 36–51. Tokyo: Shiseido Corporate Culture Department, 1997. In Japanese and English.

 

1998

Elliott, David, and Pier Luigi Tazzi, eds. Wounds: Between Democracy and Redemption in Contemporary Art, p. 134. Stockholm: Moderna Museet, 1998. In Swedish and English.

Gao Minglu, ed. Inside Out: New Chinese Art, pp. 13–14, 33–34, 71–72, 186–188. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and New York: Asia Society Galleries, 1998. In English.

Nemiroff, Diana, ed. Crossings, pp. 86–93, 188. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 1998. In English.

Palmer, Alice and Maudie Palmer. Remanence, pp. 16–17, 38. Melbourne: Melbourne International Festival of the Arts, Limited, 1998. In English.

Site of Desire: 1998 Taipei Biennial, pp. 50–53, 194, 204. Taipei: Taipei Fine Arts Museum, 1998. In Chinese and English.

 

1999

Beyond the Future: The Third Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, pp. 196–197, 268. Brisbane: Queensland Art Gallery, 1999. In English.

Hiriya in the Museum: Artists’ and Architects’ Proposals for Rehabilitation of the Site, pp. 110–115. Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 1999. In Hebrew and English.

Kunst Welten im Dialog von Gauguin zur Globalen Gegenwart, pp. 390–393, 517, 560. Köln: Museum Ludwig, Köln, 1999. In German.

Panorama 2000: Art in Utrecht Seen from the Dom Tower, pp. 36–39. Amsterdam: Centraal Museum, 1999. In Dutch and English.

Zeitwenden Ausblick, pp. 66–69. Köln: Dumont and Kunstmuseum Bonn, 1999. In German.

 

2000

Anderson, Maxwell Lincoln. Whitney Biennial: 2000 Biennial Exhibition, pp. 68–69, 232, 260. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2000. In English.

Issey Miyake: Making Things, pp. 52–53, 94–99, 170. Paris: Fondation Cartier and Actes Sud, 2000. Editions in French and Japanese.

Martínez, Rosa. Looking for a Place, pp. 32–33, 46–47, 114, 121. Santa Fe: SITE Santa Fe, 2000. In English.

Morin, France, ed. The Quiet in the Land, Everyday Life, Contemporary Art and Projeto Axé, pp. 100–105. Bahia: Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia, 2000. In Portuguese and English.

Outbound: Passages from the 90’s, pp. 28–33, 110. Houston: Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, 2000.

Over the Edges, pp. 54–57, 275–276. Ghent: Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, 2000. In Dutch, French, and English.

Varnedoe, Kirk, ed. Modern Contemporary: Art at MoMA Since 1980, pp. 484, 513, 550. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2000. In English.

 

2001

Busch, Bernd, and Johann Georg Goldammer. Feuer, pp. 586–600. Bonn: Kunst und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland GmbH, 2001. In German.

Roelstraete, Dieter. Sonsbeek 9: LocusFocus, pp. 28–30. Arnhem: Stichting Sonsbeek, 2001. In Dutch and English.

Sans, Jérôme, and Pier Luigi Tazzi. Arte all’Arte: Arte Architettura Paesaggio, pp. 48–71. San Gimignano and Siena: Associazione Arte Continua and Gli Ori, 2001. In Italian and English.

Ulmer, Sean. Uncommon Threads: Contemporary Artists and Clothing, pp. 12, 48. Ithaca: Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, 2001. In English.

 

2002

EV+A 2002: Heroes + Holies, pp. 76–77. Limerick: EV+A, 2002. In English.

International Triennale of Contemporary Art: Yokohama 2001, pp. 90, 164–165, 376, 390. Yokohama: The Organizing Committee for Yokohama Triennale, 2001. In Japanese and English.

Malerei ohne Malerei, pp. 92–97, 140–142. Leipzig: Museum der bildenden Künste, 2002. In German and English.

Morgan, Jessica, ed. Pulse: Art, Healing and Transformation, pp. 89–91. Göttingen: Steidl and Boston: Institute of Contemporary Art, 2003. In English.

Paris-Pékin, pp. 66–67. Paris: Chinese Century and Ullens, 2002. In Chinese, French, and English.

Tokachi International Contemporary Art Exhibition: Demeter, pp. 33–40, 126, 158, 169, 179, 187–188. Tokyo: Tokachi International Contemporary Art Exhibition Committee, 2002. In Japanese and English.

Wu Hung. The First Guangzhou Triennial—Reinterpretation: A Decade of Experimental Chinese Art (1990–2000), pp. 404–405. Chicago: Art Media Resources, Ltd., and Guangzhou: Guangdong Museum of Art, 2002. In Chinese and English.

 

2003

Alors, la Chine? pp. 124, 398, 409, 446–447. Paris: Éditions du Centre Pompidou, 2003. Editions in French and English.

Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial, pp. 89–90. Tokyo: Gendai Kikaku-shitsu, 2003. In Japanese and English.

Somewhere Better Than This Place: Alternative Social Experience in the Spaces of Contemporary Art, pp. 125–127, 211. Cincinnati: Contemporary Arts Center, 2003. In English.

 

2004

Hug, Alfons, ed. 26th Bienal de São Paulo, pp. 278–283, 317. São Paulo: Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, 2004. In Portuguese and English.

The Snow Show, pp. 22–29. Rovaniemi: Rovaniemi Art Museum, 2004. In Finnish and English.

 

2005

de Corral, María, and Rosa Martínez. 51. International Art Exhibition: Participating Countries, Collateral Events, pp. 106–109. Venice: Fondazione La Biennale di Venezia, 2005. Editions in Italian and English.

Durham, Jimmie, et. al. Arte all’Arte 2005: Arte Architettura Paesaggio, pp. 34–41. San Gimignano: Associazione Arte Continua. In Italian and English.

Platow, Raphaela. DreamingNow, pp. 32–37, 72–73. Waltham: Rose Art Museum of Brandeis University, 2005. In English.

Zhang Zhaohui. Where Heaven and Earth Meet: Xu Bing and Cai Guo-Qiang, pp. 10–15, 20–43, 51–53, 62–63. China: Timezone 8 Limited, 2005. In Chinese and English.

 

2006

Wu Hung. Shu: Reinventing Books in Contemporary Chinese Art, pp. 26–27. New York: China Institute in America, 2006. In English.

 

2007

Artempo: Where Time Becomes Art, pp. 91, 99. Ghent: Axel Vervoodt, in association with MER. Paper Kunsthalle, 2007. In English.

 

2008

Academia. Qui es-tu?, p. 159. Ghent: Axel Vervoodt, in association with MER. Paper Kunsthalle, 2008. In English.

Bonami, Francesco, and Sarah Cosulich Canarutto. God & Goods: Spirituality and Mass Confusion. Cordoipo: Villa Manin Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, 2008. In Italian and English.

Foster, Elena, and Rowan Watson, eds. Blood on Paper. London: Ivory Press, 2008. In English.

King, Alice. New Ink Art: Innovation and Beyond, pp. 18, 228–231, 234. Hong Kong: School of Professional and Continuing Education, The University of Hong Kong, 2008. In Chinese and English.

Yee, Lydia, and Francesco Manacorda. Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, pp. II, 165, 217. London: Barbican Art Gallery in association with Merrell Publishers, 2008. In English.

 

2009

Stages, pp. 10–11, 51. Paris: Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Nike, and Lance Armstrong Foundation, 2009. In English.

The 4th Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale 2009, pp. 102–105. Fukuoka City: Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, 2009. In Japanese and English.

 

2010

Elliott, David, ed. The Beauty of Distance: Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age, pp. 143, 265. Sydney: Biennale of Sydney, Ltd., 2010. In English.

 

2011

Haito Masahiko, ed. Aichi Triennale 2010: Arts and Cities Documentary Photo Book, pp. 64-65. Aichi Triennale Organizing Committee, 2011. In Japanese and English.

Perlein, Gilbert. Mamac 20 ans d’art contemporain, pp. 11, 194-198. Nice: SOMOGY, 2011. In French.

Takeshi Sakurai, ed. Water, Fire and Earth: the source of creativity, pp. 30-33. Kumamoto, Japan: Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, 2011. In Japanese.

 

2012

Bloemheuvel, Marente, and Toos Van Kooten, Doris Von Drathen, Ingrid Commandeur. Windflower Perceptions of Nature, pp. 33-47. Rotterdam: Nai Uitgevers Pub, 2012. In English.

Coulondre, Ariane, and Emmanuelle Ollier. Extra Large, pp. 80-81. Paris: Centre Pompidou, 2012. In English and French.

Dialogues with Contemporary Art from Museum Collection, pp. 78-79. Tokyo: Setagaya Art Museum, 2012. In Japanese.

McFadden, David Revere. Swept Away: Dust, Ashes and Dirt in Contemporary Art and Design, pp. 29-30. New York: Museum of Arts and Design, 2012. In English.

 

2013

Art Card 2013, p. 21. Berlin: Deutsche Bank AG, 2013. In English. 

Art Gamadas <AG> vol. 11, pp. 6-7, 13. Kumamoto: Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto, 2013. In Japanese.

Hearn, Maxwell K. Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China, pp. 154, 159-161. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2013. In English.

Putnam, James, ed. Glasstress: White Light | White Heat, pp. 65-66. London: London College of Fashion, 2013. In English.

Xu Li. Portrait of the Times: 30 Years of Chinese Contemporary Art, pp. 318-319. Shanghai: Artron Culture Group, 2013. In Chinese and English.

 

2014

Johnson, Mark Dean and Bera Nordal. China's Changing Landscape: Contemporary Chinese Ink. Skärhamn: NAM Publication, 2014. In Swedish and English.
Kitagawa, Fran. Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale Concept Book. Tokyo: Gendaikikakushitsu Publishers, 2014. In Japanese.
Perrin, Alain. Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain: Thirty Years for Contemporary Art: Volume I. New York: Thames & Hudson, Inc, 2014. Editions in French and English.
Van de Sompel, Ronald, ed. Art and Culture in Times of Conflict, pp. 12-35, 52-57. Milan: Mousse Publishing, 2014. In English.
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; Nagoya City Art Museum; Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art; The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; YAGEO Foundation, Taiwan; Daishinsha Inc, ed. Guess What? Hardcore Contemporary Art’s Truly a World Treasure: Selected Works from the YAGEO Foundation Collection. Translated by Pamela Miki Associates, Nanpei Taeko, Ogawa Kikuko, Christopher Stephens, EXIM International Inc., Hosaka Kinjiro, Sumi Naoko. Tokyo: The National Museum of Modern Art, 2014. In Japanese and English.

 

2015
Heaven and Hell. From Magic Carpets to Drones, edited by Diane Hennebert. Brussels: Fondation Boghossian, 2015. In French and English.
Parasophia: Kyoto International Festival of Contemporary Culture 2015. Edited by Mari Ikezawa and Reiko Kawakado. Kyoto: Parasophia, 2015. In Japanese and English.

Arts & Foods: Rituals Since 1851. Edited by Germano Celant. Milan: Electa, 2015. In English.

 

2016

Hervé Chandès, Bruce Albert, et als. The Great Animal Orchestra. Paris: Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, 2016. In French and English.

 

Books >>top

 

1989

Gunpowder Paintings of Cai Guo-Qiang. Guilin: Lijang Publishing House, 1989. With statements by the artist. In Chinese and English.

 

1998

Goldberg, RoseLee. Performance: Live Art since 1960, p. 60. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998. In English.

Kastner, Jeffrey, ed. Land and Environmental Art, pp. 132, 247. London: Phaidon Press Limited, 1998. In English.

 

1999

Ni Tsai-Chin. No Destruction, No Construction: Bombing Taiwan Museum of Art. Taichung: Taiwan Museum of Art, 1999. With statements by the artist and Ni Tsai-Chin. In Chinese and English.

 

2000

Asian Collection 50: From the Collection of the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, pp. 40–41. Fukuoka: Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, 2000. In Japanese.

Fresh Cream: Contemporary Art in Culture, pp. 172–177. London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2000. In English.

Remain in Naoshima: Naoshima Contemporary Art Museum, pp. 140–51, 238, 244–245, 249. Okayama: Benesse House, 2000. In Japanese and English.

 

2001

Developing the Collection: Acquisitions 1999–2001, p. 51. Canberra: National Gallery of Australia, 2001. In English.

 

2002

Charbonneaux, Anne-Marie, and Norbert Hillaire. Oeuvre et lieu: essais et documents, pp. 18–34, 228. Paris: Flammarion, 2002. In French.

Friis-Hansen, Dana, and Octavio Zaya, and Serizawa Takashi. Cai Guo-Qiang. London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2002. In English.

Hou Hanru, and Hsiao-hwei Yu. On the Mid-Ground, pp. 54–63, 64–73, 74–89, 92–101. Hong Kong: Timezone 8 Limited, 2002. In English.

 

2003

Elderfield, John, ed. Visions of Modern Art: Painting and Sculpture from The Museum of Modern Art, pp. 2, 305–306. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2003. In English.

 

2004

MoMA Highlights: 350 Works from The Museum of Modern Art, New York, p. 362. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2004. In English.

Pereira, Sharmini, ed. Cai Guo-Qiang: Man, Eagle and Eye in the Sky. London: Albion/Michael Hue-Williams Fine Art Ltd., 2004. With essays by the artist, Jennifer Wen Ma, Sharmini Pereira, and James Putnam. In English.

 

2005

Collection Art Contemporain, p. 98. Paris: Éditions du Centre Pompidou, 2007. In French.

Sollins, Marybeth, and Susan Sollins, eds. Art: 21. Art in the Twenty-First Century 3, pp. 46–57, 226, 230. New York: Art21, Inc. and Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2005. In English.

Vitamin D: New Perspectives in Drawing, pp. 48–49, 337. London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2005. In English.

 

2007

Pasternak, Anne, ed. Creative Time the Book: 33 Years of Public Art in New York City, pp. 162–

165. New York: Creative Time and Princeton Architectural Press, 2007. In English.

 

2008

Albertini, Claudia. Avatars and Antiheroes: A Guide to Contemporary Chinese Artists, pp. 16-

19. Tokyo: Kodansha International Ltd., 2008. In English.

Holzwarth, Hans Werner, ed. Art Now. Vol. 3: A Cutting-Edge Selection of Today's Most 

Exciting Artists, pp. 84–87. Köln and London: Taschen, 2008. In English, French, and 

German.

Poli, Francesco. Postmodern Art 1945Now, p. 298. New York: Harper Collins, 2008. In 

English.

Vine, Richard. New China, New Art, pp. 64–68. London, Munich, and New York: Prestel, 2008. 

In English.

Wolohojian, Stephan. Harvard Art Museum Handbook, pp. 251. Cambridge: Harvard University 

Press, 2008. In English.

 

2009

Holzwarth, Hans Werner. 100 Contemporary Artists, pp. 94–99. Köln: Taschen, 2009. In 

English.

Kataoka, Mami. The Encyclopedia of Modern and Contemporary Art, p. 132. Tokyo: Bijitsu 

Techo, 2009. In Japanese.

Liu, Chenhsiang. In Between the Moments: Cloud Gate in a Photographer’s Memory. Taipei: Dakuai Culture Publishing Co., Ltd., 2009. In Chinese.

Mazzola, Anthony T. Hearst Corporation, Guide to the Pictures and Artists 2009, pp. 12–13. New York: Hearst Corporation, 2009.

Mythologies, pp. 46–49. London: Haunch of Venison, 2009. In English.

 

2010

Herz, Rebecca Shulman. Looking at Art in the Classroom: Art Investigation from the Guggenheim, pp. 46-49, 92, 102. New York: Teachers College Press, 2010. In English.

HasegawaYuko. A Guide to the Contemporary Art for Young Women: The Mot Collections, pp. 88-91. Tokyo: Tankosha Publishing Co., Ltd., 2010. In Japanese. 

Izumiya Gensaku. Is the Fireworks of Japan the Best of the World? Tokyo, Japan: Kodansha International Ltd., 2010. In Japanese.

Martin, Weyl. On Stench and Beauty: The Greening of Israel’s Largest Garbage Dump. Tel Aviv: Am Oved Publishers, 2010. In Hebrew.

Pollack, Barbara. The Wild, Wild East: An American Art Critic’s Adventures in China, pp. 9, 15-16, 18, 60-61, 63, 65, 91-92, 115, 131, 147, 149, 184-191, 219, 223, 228. Hong Kong: Timezone 8 Limited, 2010. In English.

Robertson, Jean, and McDaniel, Craig. Themes of Contemporary Art: Visual Art after 1980 (2nd Edition), pp. 9, 10, 14, 22, 23. New York: Oxford University Press, 2010. In English.

Visser, Robin. Cities Surround the Countryside: Urban Aesthetics in Postsocialist China, pp. 73-74, 289. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2010. In English.

Wang Yin. Wild Flights of Fancy: Cai Guo-Qiang and Peasant da Vincis. Guilin, China: Guangxi Normal University Press, 2010. In Chinese. 

Wu Hung. Contemporary Chinese Art: Primary Documents. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2010. In English.

Zelanski, Paul, and Mary Pat Fisher. The Art of Seeing (8th Edition), p. 349. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2010. In English. 

 

2011

de Baranao, Kosme, ed. Support/Surface. El paisaje en la praxis artistica contemporanea, pp. 89-115. Presval, 2011. In Spanish.

Brand, Jan Garden. Colour in Time, pp. 300-1. Arnhem: ArtEZ Press; Terra Lannoo, 2011.

Chiu, Melissa, and Benjamin Genocchio. Contemporary art in Asia: a critical reader, p. 187. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 2011. In English.

Chung, Anita, and Baoshi Fu, Julia Frances Andrews, Cleveland Museum of Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Chinese Art in an Age of Revolution Fu Baoshi (1904-1965), p. 50. Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Art and New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011. In English.

Dong, Song. Dad and Mom, Don’t Worry About Us, We Are All Well, pp. 14-15. San Francisco, CA: Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, 2011. In English.

Frank, Patrick. Prebles’ Artforms - An Introduction to the Visual Arts Tenth Edition, p.187. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2011. In English.

Gatto, Joseph A., and Albert W. Porter, Jack Selleck. Exploring Visual Design Fourth Edition, p.123. Worcester, Massachusetts: Davis Publications, Inc., 2011. In English.

Hopfener, Birgit, ed. Negotiating difference. Chinese contemporary art in the global context, pp. 75-97. Kromsdorf/weimar: VDG-Verlag Bettina Preiss, 2011. In English.

Jodidio, Philip, ed. Architecture now! Houses Vol. 2, pp. 386-389. Cologne: Taschen, 2011.

Modrak, Rebekah. Reframing Photography: Theory and Practice, pp. 114-115. New York: Routledge, 2011. In English.

Muller, Lars. Insular Insight: Where Art and Architecture Conspire with Nature, pp. 98-99, 220-221. Okayama: Fukztake Foundation; Baden: Lars Muller, 2011. In English.

Robertson, Jean. Themes of Contemporary Art: Visual Art after 1980, p. 15. Translated by Kuang Xiao. Nanjing: Jiangsu Fine Arts Publishing House, 2011. In Chinese.

Robertson, Jean, and Craig McDaniel. Themes of Contemporary Art: Visual Art after 1980, pp. 33, 50. Seoul: Doosung Publishing Co., Ltd., 2011. In Korean.

Smith, Terry. Contemporary Art World Currents, pp. 164-165. Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall, 2011. In English.

Van Uffelen, Chris. Art in public: 500 masterpieces from the ancient world to the present, p. 158. Salenstein: Braun Publishing, 2011.

Weibel, Peter. Car Culture Medien der Mobilitat, pp. 38-39. Karlsruhe: ZKM Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, 2011. In English. 

 

2012

Andrews, Julia F, and Kuiyi Shen. The Art of Modern China, p. 270. University of California Press, 2012. In English.

An Essential Guide to the Contemporary Artists: from the 1980s to Today, p. 85. Tokyo: Bijutsushuppansha, 2012. In Japanese.

Bird, Michael. 100 ideas that changed art, p. 207. London: Laurence King Pub, 2012. In English.

Chu, Joel, ed. You don't want to close your eyes, pp. 229-268. Hong Kong: Communion W Ltd., 2012. In English.

Chung, Sheng Kuan, ed. Teaching Asian Art: Content, Context, and Pedagogy, pp. 209-214. Reston, VA: National Art Educucation Association, 2012. In English.

Miyake, Issey, and Midori Kitamura. Pleats Please, pp. 320-333. London: Taschen, 2012. In French and English.

Pang, Laikwan. Creativity and its discontents: China's creative industries and intellectual property rights offenses, pp. 210-211. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2012. In English.

Ulrich Obrist, Hans, and Ginevra Elkann, Philip Tinari. The future will be... the China edition, thoughts about what's to come, pp. 42-43. Turin: Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, and Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, 2012. In Chinese anad English.

 

2013

Amirsadeghi, Hossein and Maryam Eisler ed. Art Studio America: Contemporary Artist Spaces, pp. 264-267, 273. London: Thames & Hudson, Ltd., 2013. In English.

Bee, Harriet Schoenholz, and Cassandra Heliczer, Sarah McFadden, eds. Moma Highlights: 350 Works from The Museum of Modern Art New York, p. 358. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2013. In English.

Hayashi Yoko. Ajia afurika to atarashii chōryū, pp. 83-94. Tokyo: Kyōtozōkeigeijutsudaigakutōhokugeijutsukōkadaigakushuppankyokugeijutsugakusha, 2013. In Japanese.

Holzwarth, Hans Werner, ed. Art Now! Vol. 4, pp. 90-93, 534. London: Taschen, 2013. In English.

Kusumi Kiyoshi. Rokku no bijutsukan, p. 230. Tokyo: Shinkōmyūjikkuentateimento, 2013. In Japanese.

Mackenzie, Colin, and Keith L. Pratt, Jeffrey Moser, and Katie Hill. The Chinese Art Book, p. 21. London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2013.

Moszynska, Anna. Sculpture now, p. 24. New York: Thames & Hudson, 2013. In English.

Petry, Michael. Nature Morte, pp. 192, 194-195. New York: Thames & Hudson, Inc, 2013. In English.

The Wharf Art Collection 2010-2012, pp. 26-27. Hong Kong: The Wharf (Holdings) Limited, 2013. In Chinese and English.

Turner, Alexis. Taxidermy, pp. 224-225. Fanborough: Thames & Hudson, Ltd., 2013. In English.

Widmer, Richard, ed. Passage to History: 20 Years of La Biennale di Venezia and Chinese Contemporary Art. Beijing: Zhongguo qing nian chu ban she, 2013. In Chinese. 

— — —, ed. Passage to History: 20 Years of La Biennale di Venezia and Chinese Contemporary Art: Archives. Beijing: Zhongguo qing nian chu ban she, 2013. In Chinese and English.

— — —, ed. Passage to History: 20 Years of La Biennale di Venezia and Chinese Contemporary Art: Interview Collection, pp. 292-303. Beijing: Zhongguo qing nian chu ban she, 2013. In Chinese.

Wong Mingsien. City Landscape, pp. 178, 192. Beijing: China and Art Publishing House. In Chinese.

Works from The Museum of Modern Art New York, p. 358. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2013. In English.

 

2014

Hicks, Alistair. The Global Art Compass, pp. 95-102, 132, 149, 211. London: Thames & Hudson, Ltd., 2014. In English.

Goodrow, Gerard A. Crossing China: Land of the Rising Art Scene, pp. 32-33, 337-338, 340-343, 353-354. Cologne: DAAB Media GMBH, 2014. In English.

Ward, Ossian. Ways of Looking: How to Experience Contemporary Art, p. 85. London: Laurence King Publishing Limited, 2014. In English.

 

2015

Follia Continua !: 25 years of Galleria Continua, pp. 64-67, 314-317. Prato: Gli Ori, 2015. In English.

Kitagawa, FramArt Place Japan:  the Echigo-Tsumari Triennale and the vision to reconnect art and nature, pp. 224-227. New York: Princeton Architectural Press, 2015. In English.

Tsuji, Nobuo, Takeo Izumi, et als. The selected works of Japanese Art, vol. 19 'Extending Art after the war', p. 200. Tokyo: Shōgakukan, 2015. In Japanese.

Bee, Harriet Schoenholz. Cassandra Heliczer, eds, et als. MoMA Highlights: 350 Works from the Museum of Modern Art New York, p. 358. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2015. In Japanese.

Go East: the Gene & Brian Sherman Contemporary Asian Art Collection, p. 12-13. Paddington: Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2015. In English.

 

2016

Davies, Penelope J E. Janson's History of Art: The Western Tradition, p. 5, 100. Boston: Pearson, 2016. In English.
Turner, Caroline. Jen Webb. Arts and human rights, pp. 76, 170-178. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2016. In English.
Thea, Carolee. Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev. On Curating 2 : paradigm shifts : interviews with fourteen international curators, pp. 89-90. New York: D.A.P, 2016. In English.
Hjorth, Larissa. Sarah Pink, et als. Screen Ecologies: Art, Media, and the Environment in the Asia-Pacific Region, pp. 126-127. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2016. In English.
De Meyer, Mathieu. Manmade: Contemporary Art About the Relationship Between Mankind and Earth, pp. 94-97. Lichtervelde : Hannibal Publishing, 2016. In English.
Sayre, Henry M. A World of Art: Eighth Edition, pp. 4-6. Boston: Pearson, 2016. In English.
Stephenson, Sarah, eds. Art in unexpected places II, pp. 134-140. Colorado: Aspen Art Press, 2016. In English.
Drysa, Danielle. Art Installations: A Visual Guide, pp. 70-71, 142-143. Dubin: ROADS Publishing, 2016. In English.

 

 

Articles and Essays >>top

 

1989

Sanda Haruo. “A Fierce Battle between Two Matters.” Mainichi Newspaper (Japan), Mar. 14, 1989, evening edition. In Japanese.

 

1990

Chiba Shigeo. “Fireworks at Mount St. Victoire: Chinese and Japanese Art.” Mainichi Newspaper (Japan), Sept. 10, 1990, evening edition, p. 6. In Japanese.

Fei Dawei. “Art in Chine demain pour hier.” Yishujia (Taipei) 184 (Sept. 1990), pp. 165–174. In Chinese.

 

1991

Kuroda Raiji. “The Future of Presenting ‘Asian Art:’ Thoughts on Asian Contemporary Art.” The Shin Bijutsu Shimbun (Tokyo) 608, Jul. 1, 1991. In Japanese.

Suzuki Soshi. “The Future Tense of Art: Launching of 21st Century Art: Cai Guo-Qiang, China’s E.T.” Bijutsu Techo (Tokyo) 636 (Apr. 1991), pp. 202–214. In Japanese.

 

1993

Konno Yuichi. “Marching Towards the Light in the Sky: Cai Guo-Qiang.” UR (Tokyo) 7 (Mar. 1993), pp. 5–32. In Japanese.

Wu Mali. “Explosion Art of Cai Guo-Qiang.” Yishujia (Taipei) 215 (Apr. 1993), pp. 237–244. In Chinese.

 

1994

Friis-Hansen, Dana. “Cai Guo-Qiang at the Iwaki City Art Museum.” Art in America (New York) 82, no. 11 (Nov. 1994), p. 144. In English.

Sugawara Norio. “The Year in Art ’94: Striking Rise of Asia: Cai Guo-Qiang Very Active, Decline of Euro-American ‘Contemporary’ [Art].” Yomiuri Shimbun (Japan), Dec. 14, 1994, evening edition, p. 11. In Japanese.

 

1995

Kurabayashi Yasushi. “Cai Guo-Qiang: A Marvelous Chinese Alchemist.” In Listen to Contemporary Art: Music and Contemporary Art in the 20th Century, pp. 209–241. Tokyo: Sky Door, 1995. In Japanese.

Poshyananda, Apinan. “From Hybrid Space to Alien Terrirory.” In TransCulture: La Biennale di Venezia 1995, pp. 69–78. Exh. cat. Tokyo: The Japan Foundation and Fukutake Science and Culture Foundation, 1995. In English.

Zhang Yuan-qian. “Order in Chaos: Cai Guo-Qiang, a Phenomenon in Japan.” Hsiung Shih Art Monthly (Taipei) 296 (Oct. 1995), pp. 58–65. In Chinese.

 

1996

Cotter, Holland. “A SoHo Sampler: Short List for Prize.” The New York Times, Nov. 22, 1996, p. C26. In English.

Serizawa Takashi. “Chia Yu Kuan.” In Moving on This Planet, pp. 67–88. Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 1996. In Japanese.

Zaya, Octavio. “Global Art: Cai Guo-Qiang.” Flash Art (Milan) 29, no. 190 (Oct. 1996), p. 103. In English.

 

1997

Cotter, Holland. “Playing to Whoever In Distant Galaxies.” The New York Times, Aug. 15, 1997, p. C24. In English.

Gao Qian-hui. “The Ark of Genghis Khan: The Analysis of Cai Guo-Qiang’s Art Methodology and Eastern Aesthetics.” Artists Magazine (Taipei) 263 (Apr. 1997), pp. 322–329. In Chinese.

Johnson, Ken. “Eyes on the Prize.” Art in America (New York) 85, no. 4 (Apr. 1997), pp. 41–45, 135. In English.

Lufty, Carol. “Flame and Fortune.” Artnews (New York) 96, no. 11 (Dec. 1997), pp. 144–147. In English.

Schwabsky, Barry. “Tao and Physics: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang.” Artforum International (New York) 35, no. 10 (Summer 1997), pp. 118–121, 155. In English.

Tokui Reiko. “Cai Guo-Qiang’s Solo Exhibition: Cultural Melting Bath.” The Shin Bijutsu Shimbun (Tokyo) Sept. 21, 1997, p. 1. In Japanese.

Wu Xiao-fang. “A Remedy for the Cultural Melting Bath: Cai Guo-Qiang’s ‘Cultural Melting Bath: Project for the 20th Century’.” Mountain Art (Taipei) 91 (Oct. 1997), pp. 51–54. In Chinese.

Yu Hsiao-Hwei. “Cai Guo-Qiang Discusses Where the Budget Comes from, Where the Work Goes.” Cans Chinese Art News (Taipei) (Nov. 1997), pp. 74–86, cover. In Chinese.

 

1998

Chang Bo-shun. “Ignition of Taiwan Province Museum of Art: Fire Dragon Climbing Dragon Columns.” United Daily News (Taiwan). Aug. 22, 1998, p. 5. In Chinese.

Cheng Nai-ming. “Powerful Explosion: Cai Guo-Qiang’s Art Power.” Liberty Times (Taipei), May 28, 1998, p. 39. In Chinese.

Chian Li-an. “Explode One Second into Eternity: Behind the Scenes of Cai Guo-Qiang’s Explosion Art.” Arts Circle Magazine (Taipei) 3, (Jul. 1998), pp. 12–15. In Chinese.

Goodman, Jonathan. “Cai Guo-Qiang.” ArtAsiaPacific (Sydney) 18 (1998), p. 92. In English.

Heartney, Eleanor. “Cai Guo-Qiang at the Queens Museum of Art.” Art in America (New York) 86, no. 1 (Jan. 1998), p. 93. In English.

Hsu Hui-Ling. “Taiwan Province Museum of Art Was Exploded into Spectacular Beauty.” Central Daily News (Taiwan), Aug. 22, 1998, p. 5. In Chinese.

Huang Bao-ping. “Taiwan Province Museum of Art: Explode Infinite Energy in 50 Seconds.” Min Shen News (Taiwan), Aug. 22, 1998, p. 19. In Chinese.

Huang, Du. “Cai Guo-Qiang: From Mystery and Philosophy to Reality.” ArtAsiaPacific (Sydney) 20 (Fall 1998), pp. 58–61. In English.

Kelmachter, Hélène. “Hervé Chandès presente Cai Guo-Qiang.” Connaissance des Arts (Paris) 554 (Oct. 1998), pp. 78–79. In French.

Murdock, Robert. “The Explosive Drawings of Cai Guo-Qiang.” Drawing (New York) 19, no. 4 (Summer 1998), pp. 127–9. In English.

Nemiroff, Diana. “Crossings.” In Crossings, ed. Diana Nemiroff, pp. 13–41. Exh. cat. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada, 1998. In English.

Tsai Mei-juan. “Stunningly, Cai Guo-Qiang Explodes His Work.” United Daily News (Taiwan), May 22, 1998, p. 14. In Chinese.

Zheng Gong-xian. “Reverse Thinking of Two Events in Taiwanese Art World: Taipei Fine Arts Museum Advertising Castle and SuHo Paper Culture Museum.” Art of Collection (Taipei) 72 (Sept. 1998), pp. 24–30. In Chinese.

 

1999

Gao Minglu. “Traces of Gunpowder Explosions.” Dushu (Beijing) 246 (Sept. 1999), pp. 87–93. In Chinese.

Heartney, Eleanor. “Children of Mao and Coca-Cola.” Art in America (New York) 87, no. 3 (Mar. 1999), pp. 42–47. In English.

Hsu, Wen-rwei. “Subject of Desire: The 1998 Taipei Biennial.” ArtAsiaPacific (Sydney) 22 (1999), pp. 25–27. In English.

Huang Qiang-fang. “Conversing with the Spirit of the Universe.” Art of Collection (Taipei) 77 (Feb. 1999), pp. 172–177. In Chinese.

Madoff, Steven Henry. “All’s Fair.” Artforum International (New York) 38, no. 1 (Sept. 1999), pp. 145–155, 184, 190. In English.

Takami Akihiko. “Cai Guo-Qiang.” Bijitsu Techo (Tokyo) 768 (Mar. 1999), pp. 9–43, cover. In Japanese.

Thea, Carolee. “Prismatic Visions: An Interview with Rosa Martínez.” Sculpture (Washington, D.C.) 18, no. 6 (Jul.–Aug. 1999), pp. 32–37. In English.

Vetrocq, Marcia E. “The Venice Biennale: Reformed, Renewed, Redeemed.” Art in America (New York) 87, no. 9 (Sept. 1999), pp. 82–93. In English.

Zaya, Octavio. “Cai Guo-Qiang.” Grand Street (New York) no. 67 (Winter 1999), pp. 120–125, cover. In English.

Zhang Chao-hui. “Where Heaven and Earth Meet: Cai Guo-Qiang and Xu Bing.” Jiangsu Art Monthly 218 (Feb. 1999), pp. 11–14. In Chinese.

 

2000

Allen, Jane Ingram. “Participatory Works: Viewers as Co-Creators.” Sculpture (Washington, D.C.) 19, no. 1 (Jan.–Feb. 2000), pp. 73–75. In English.

Dal Lago, Francesca. “Open and Everywhere: Chinese Artists at the Venice Biennale.” ArtAsiaPacific (Sydney) 25 (2000), pp. 24–26. In English.

———. “Chinese Art at the Venice Biennale: 1. The Virtual Reality of Chinese Contemporary Art.” In Chinese Art at the End of the Millennium: Chinese-Art.com 1998–1999, ed. John Clark, pp. 158–66. Hong Kong: New Art Media Limited, 2000. In English.

Demattè, Monica. “Chinese Art at the Venice Biennale 2. Chinese Art…It’s dAPERTutto!” In Chinese Art at the End of the Millennium, pp. 167–74. In English.

Ebony, David. “Who Owns ‘The People’s Art’?” Art in America (New York) 88, no. 10 (Oct. 2000), p. 51. In English.

Eckholm, Erik. “Cultural Revolution, Chapter 2: Expatriate Artist Updates Maoist Icon and Angers Old Guard.” The New York Times, Aug. 17, 2000, pp. E1, E6. In English.

Erickson, Britta. “Cai Guo-Qiang Takes the Rent Collection Courtyard from Cultural Revolution Model Sculpture to Winner of the 48th Venice Biennale International Award.” In Chinese Art at the End of the Millennium, pp. 184–189. In English.

He Wan-li. “From ‘Fountain’ to ‘Venice Rent Collection Courtyard’.” Contemporary Artists (Sichuan) 19 (Nov. 2000), pp. 32–34. In Chinese.

Hikosaka Naoyoshi. “History of Japanese Contemporary Art in the 1990s.” SAP (Saison Art Program) (Tokyo) 2 (Jan. 2000), pp. 36–62. In Japanese.

Huang Du. “Cai Guo-Qiang.” In Chinese Art at the End of the Millennium, pp. 182–183. In English.

Morin, France. “The Quiet in the Land: Everyday Life, Contemporary Art, and Projeto Axé.” Art Journal (New York) 59, no. 3 (Fall 2000), pp. 4–17. In English.

Napack, Jonathan. “Chinese Artists May Sue Venice Biennale, 1999 Appropriation of a 1965 Socialist Realist Work Causes Anger.” Art Newspaper (London) (Sept. 1, 2000), p. 3. In English.

Peng De. “Obsessed ‘Venice Rent Collection Courtyard’.” Contemporary Artists (Sichuan) 19 (Nov. 2000), pp. 30–31. In Chinese.

Wang Guan-yi. “Three Queries on the Work of ‘Venice Rent-collecting House’.” Sculpture (Beijing) 21 (2000), pp. 6–7. In Chinese.

Wang Lin. “Comments on ‘Venice Rent Collection Courtyard’.” Contemporary Artists (Sichuan) 19 (Nov. 2000), pp. 28–29. In Chinese.

Wen Shan. “Old Problems, New Problems: Venice Rent Collection Courtyard.” Artscircle (Shanghai) 151–52 (Sept.–Oct. 2000), pp. 79–83. In Chinese.

Zhang Zhi-ming. “Copyright Issues of Large Scale Sculpture ‘Rent Collection Courtyard’.” Zhou Mo Zhuan Kan (China) (Jul. 21, 2000), p. 8. In Chinese.

Zhou Jing-luo. “Explode Art on the Catwalk.” Huasheng Monthly (Beijing) 61 (Apr. 2000), pp. 78–81. In Chinese.

 

2001

Erickson, Britta. “The Rent Collection Courtyard Breached Oversees: Sichuan Academy of Fine Arts Sues Venice Biennale.” In Chinese Art at the Crossroads: Between Past and Future, Between East and West, ed. Wu Hung, pp. 52–55. Hong Kong: New Art Media Ltd., 2001. In English.

Gao Minglu. “Cai Guo-Qiang.” In The Century’s Utopia: The Trends of Contemporary Chinese Avant-Garde Art, pp. 245–251. Taipei: Artist Publishing Co., 2001. In Chinese.

Garnett, Daisy. “How Is Your Feng Shui?” Visuell (Frankfurt am Main) (2001), pp. 17–20. In German and English.

In Zhi. “Cai Guo-Qiang: Play Art Well.” Art World (Shanghai) 138 (Nov. 2001), pp. 8–15. In Chinese.

Li Xiangyang. “Cai Guo-Qing and Ni Tsai-Chin’s Collaboration in Tuscany.” Art and Collection (Taipei) 110 (Nov. 2001), pp. 168–169. In Chinese.

Lu, Sheldon. “The Uses of China in Avant-Garde Art: Beyond Orientalism.” In China, Transnational Visuality, Global Postmodernity, pp. 173–192. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. In English.

Zheng Huihua. “Two-Sided Cai Guo-Qiang.” Art China (Shanghai) 1 (Dec. 2001), pp. 76–79. In Chinese.

Zhu Qi. “We Are Too Sensitive When It Comes to Awards! Cai Guo-Qiang and the Copyright Infringement Problems Surrounding Venice’s Rent Collection Courtyard.” In Chinese Art at the Crossroads, pp. 56–65. In English.

 

2002

Bartelik, Marek. “Cai Guo-Qiang: Shanghai Art Museum.” Artforum International (New York) 40, no. 10 (Summer 2002), p. 189. In English.

Cavallucci, Fabio. “When Art Takes Part in Society.” Work (Trento) 1, no. 3 (Oct.–Dec. 2002), pp. 11–13. In Italian and English.

Fei Dawei. “How to Write an Arbitrary History.” Art & Collection (Taipei) 113 (Feb. 2002), pp. 59–61. In Chinese.

Gao Minglu. “Painting” Made by and for the Mythical: Cai Guo-Qiang’s “Gunpowder Drawings.” In Malerei ohne Malerei, pp. 92–97, 140–142. Exh. cat. Leipzig: Museum der bildenden Künste, 2002. In German.

Hasegawa Yuko. “Transcending the Time & Space, Roaring at the Universe.” Art & Collection (Taipei) 113 (Feb. 2002), pp. 46–52. In Chinese.

Heartney, Eleanor. “Cai Guo-Qiang: Illuminating the New China.” Art in America (New York) 5 (May 2002), pp. 92–97, cover. In English.

Ho Chun-rui. “Cai Guo-Qiang Creates Explosion Work ‘Transient Rainbow’ for MoMA.” Cans Chinese Art News (Taipei) 57 (Aug. 2002), p. 16. In Chinese.

Huang Xiu-fang. “The Artist Using Land As His Stage: Cai Guo-Qiang.” People’s China (Tokyo) 592 (Oct. 2002), pp. 52–55. In Japanese.

Itoi, Kay. “Making a Splash.” Newsweek (New York) special edition (Fall–Winter 2002), pp. 76–77. In English.

———. “Hakone, Japan. Cai Guo-Qiang.” Sculpture (Washington, D.C.) 21, no. 10 (Dec. 2002), p. 83. In English.

Jhiratori Masao. “Cai Guo-Qiang: The Artist Who Uses the Universe as His Stage.” In Dreaming People, pp. 90–100. Osaka: Eastern Publishing, 2002. In Japanese.

Jodidio, Philip. “Cai L’alchimiste.” Connaissance des Arts (Paris) 590 (Jan. 2002), pp. 118–123. In French.

Katai Miki. “Cai Guo-Qiang’s CHADO Pavilion.” PR Weekly (Tokyo) (May. 27, 2002), p. 194. In Japanese.

Leydier, Richard. “Cai Guo-Qiang.” ArtPress (Paris) 275 (Jan. 2002), pp. 81–82. In French.

Lin Chien-hsiu. “Playful Sophistication: A Sketch of Cai’s First Solo Show in China.” Art & Collection (Taipei) 113 (Feb. 2002), pp. 62–65. In Chinese.

Matsumura Toshio. “Cai Guo-Qiang’s CHADO.” Open-Air (Tokyo) (Jul. 2002), pp. 2–7. In Japanese.

Ni Tsai-Chin. “Cai Guo-Qiang’s Legend in Taiwan.” Art & Collection (Taipei) 113 (Feb. 2002), pp. 53–58. In Chinese.

Qing Ya-jun. “Counterattack Mainland China and Also Liberate Taiwan: Bunker Museum of Contemporary Art.” Art Today (Taipei) 119 (Aug. 2002), pp. 72–75. In Chinese.

Reed, Arden. “’Living Well’ on Naoshima.” Art in America (New York) 9 (Sept. 2002), pp. 54–59. In English.

Schench, Sabrina. “Two Offerings by Cai.” Work 1, no. 3 (Oct.–Dec. 2002), pp. 8–10. In Italian and English.

Takashima Miki. “Collaboration Takes Tea Ceremony Back to Its Roots.” Yomiuri Shimbun (Japan), Jun. 22, 2002, p. 13. In Japanese.

Tong Jinghan. “Maksimov’s Impact on the History of Chinese Art.” Art China (Shanghai) (Feb. 2002), pp. 66–71. In Chinese.

 

2003

Chou Dong-hsiao. “Amazement in the September Sky of New York.” Artist Magazine (Taipei) 339 (Aug. 2003), pp. 102–5. In Chinese.

Cotter, Holland. “Public Art Both Violent and Gorgeous.” The New York Times, Sept. 14, 2003, Arts & Leisure, section 2, pp. 1, 33. In English.

Fujimori Manami. “Cai Guo-Qiang.” Bijitsu Techo (Tokyo) 833 (Apr. 2003), pp. 149–153. In Japanese.

Furukawa Mika. “Cai Guo-Qiang.” Bien (Tokyo) 22 (Sept.–Oct. 2003), pp. 4–9. In Japanese.

Ho, Heather. “Cai Guo-Qiang’s Fiddled Art and Amusing Life.” Chinese Art (Beijing) 4, no. 33 (2003), pp. 14–27. In Chinese.

Hou Hanru. “Artistes Chinois, Diaspora et Art Global.” In Alors, la Chine?, pp. 396–400. Exh. cat. Paris: Éditions du Centre Pompidou, 2003. In French.

Lavrador, Judicaël. “Art et Feux d’artifice: Étincelles Modernes.” Beaux Arts (Paris) 225 (Feb. 2003), pp. 74–77. In French.

Pollack, Barbara. “Gunpowder Drawings: Cai Guo-Qiang.” Art on Paper (New York) 8, no. 2 (Nov.–Dec. 2003), pp. 38–39. In English.

Poshyananda, Apinan. “Cai Guo-Qiang.” ArtAsiaPacific (St. Leonards) 37 (Jan.–Feb.–Mar. 2003), p. 76. In English.

Putnam, James. “The Way of the Dragon.” Contemporary (London) 49 (2003), pp. 44–47. In English.

Tomkins, Calvin. “Light Show: Rockets’ Red Glare.” The New Yorker (New York) 79, no. 26 (Sept. 15, 2003), Talk of the Town, p. 40. In English.

Vanderbilt, Tom. “Playing with Fireworks: The Art of Cai Guo-Qiang.” Wall Street Journal, Sept. 11, 2003, p. D10. In English.

Zeng Hui-yan. “Explosion from the East to the West: Cai Guo-Qiang Plays around the World.” World Journal (New York), Oct. 12–18, 2003, pp. 20–25, cover. In Chinese.

 

2004

Berwick, Carly. “Playing with Fire.” Artnews (New York) 103, no. 10 (Nov. 2004), pp. 122–3. In English.

Dawson, Jessica. “Cai Guo-Qiang’s Ship Has Come in at Sackler.” The Washington Post, Nov. 14, 2004, p. N8. In English.

Dean, Jason. “Bridging the Divide with Art.” Asian Wall Street Journal (Hong Kong), Sept. 13, 2004, p. A2. In English.

Desai, Vishakha N. “Beyond the ‘Authentic-Exotic’: Collecting Contemporary Asian Art in the Twenty-First Century.” In Collecting the New: Museums and Contemporary Art, Bruce Altshuler, pp. 103–114. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2005. In English.

Gao Chien-huei. “Cai Guo-Qiang.” In After Origin: Topic on Contemporary Chinese Art in New Age, pp. 310–319. Taipei: Artist Publishing Co., 2004. In Chinese.

Goodman, Jonathan. “Cai Guo-Qiang An Explosion Event: Light Cycle over Central Park at the Asia Society.” ArtAsiaPacific (New York) 39 (Winter 2004), p. 84. In English.

Lloyd, Ann Wilson. “Art That Goes Boom.” Smithsonian Magazine (Washington, D.C.) 5, no. 8 (Nov. 2004), pp. 112–6. In English.

Macleod, Helen. “Treasure Island: Subtracting the Art from Artillery on Taiwan’s Remote, Wounded Outcrop.” The New York Sun, Oct. 1–3, 2004, p. 21. In English.

Nichols, Matthew Guy. “Cai Guo-Qiang at Central Park & the Asia Society.” Art in America (New York) 1 (Jan. 2004), p. 96. In English.

Sayaka Yakushiji. “Blowing Away the Boundaries of Art and Politics.” Asahi Shimbun (Tokyo), Oct. 9–10, 2004, p. 35. In Japanese.

Wang Zi-ren. “Cai Guo-Qiang: Explode the International Art World, Explode the Spectacular Art Life.” La Vie (Taipei) (Sept. 2004), pp. 114–27. In Chinese.

 

2005

Carrier, David. “Cai Guo-Qiang.” Artforum International (New York) 43, no. 6 (Feb. 2005), pp. 176–7. In English.

Glueck, Grace. “The Cars Aren’t Really Exploding, but the Terrorist Metaphor Is.” The New York Times, Feb. 18, 2005, p. E39. In English.

Jin Bo. “Oriental Touch to Venice Biennale.” China Daily, Jun. 11–12, 2005, p. 9. In Chinese.

Lefingwell, Edward. “The Extraterritorial Zone.” Art in America (New York) 2 (Feb. 2005), pp. 48–55. In English.

Pollack, Barbara. “Enter the Dragon: Cai Guo-Qiang Breathes New Fire Into Venice.” Modern Painters (London) (Jun. 2005), pp. 80–83. In English.

Searle, Adrian. “Boom Town.” Guardian (London), Aug. 2, 2005, G2, pp. 10–11. In English.

 

2006

Ma Yue-ling. “Wind. Shadow. Fire. Dance.” Common Wealth (Taipei) (Nov. 8, 2006), pp. 162–165. In Chinese.

Müller, Hans-Joachim. “Maler an der Lunte.” Die Zeit (Berlin), Aug. 24, 2006, p. 38. In German.

Pan Qing. “Ink in the Sky: Cai Guo-Qiang’s ‘Transparent Monument’ at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.” Artco (Taipei) 165 (Jun. 2006), pp. 202–205. In Chinese.

Roberts, Claire. “China’s Most Famous Ruin.” In The Great Wall of China, eds. Geremie Barmé and Claire Roberts, pp. 16–25. Sydney: Powerhouse Publishing, 2006. In English.

Shinkawa Takashi. “Cai Guo-Qiang: A Groundbreaking Journey.” ARTiT (Tokyo) 4, no. 2 (Spring–Summer 2006), pp. 42–47. In Japanese and English.

Vogel, Carol. “Inside Art: Up on the Roof, and above.” The New York Times, Mar. 23, 2006, p. E28. In English.

Wang Jia-ji. “Burning Medicine: Cai Guo-Qiang’s Explosion Art.” INK Literary Monthly (Taipei) 40 (Dec. 2006), pp. 50–56. In Chinese.

Zhao Li. “Encountering Cai Guo-Qiang.” INK Literary Monthly (Taipei) 4, pp. 57–59. In Chinese.

Zhou Qian-yi. “Black Snow, Black Hole, Black Rainbow: Cai Guo-Qiang’s ‘Wind Shadow’.” Performing Arts Review (Taipei) 167 (Nov. 2006), pp. 10–13. In Chinese.

 

2007

Corkill, Edan. “A Bang-Up on Seasonal Motifs.” International Herald Tribune (New York) (Jul. 20, 2008). In English.

Frazier, David. “Cai Guo-Qiang and Cloud Gate Collaborate.” ArtAsiaPacific (New York) (Mar./Apr. 2008), p. 49. In English.

Kröner, Magdalena. “Exploding Moments: Cai Guo-Qiang.” Sleek (Berlin) (Summer 2007), pp. 82–93. In English and German.

Tamashige Sachiko. “Cai Guo-Qiang.” So-en (Tokyo) (Sept. 2007), pp. 122–125. In Japanese.

Taylor, Kate. “Poetic Explosions at the Guggenheim.” The New York Sun Sept. 7–9, 2007, p. 14. In English.

 

2008

Ambrozy, Lee. “Diary of the Spectacle: Zhang Yimou and Cai Guo-Qiang’s Olympic Opening Ceremony.” [Weblog entry.] ArtReview (London). Aug. 12, 2008, www.artreview.com/profiles/blog/show?id=1474022%3ABlogPost%3A397522. In English.

Barañano, Kosme de. “Dibujando con fuego” El Mundo (Madrid) XVIII. No. 6643, Feb. 25, 2008. In Spanish.

Birnbaum, Molly. “Big Bang Theories.” ARTNews (New York) 107, no. 6 (Jun. 2008), p. 40. In English.

Cohn, Don. “Cai Guo-Qiang: The Art of War.”ArtAsiaPacific (New York) 57 (Mar./Apr. 2008), pp. 98–105. In English.

Goodman, Jonathan. “Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe.” Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art (Vancouver) 7, no. 3 (May 2008), p. 99–105. In English.

Guo Peiming. “Cai Guo-Qiang: Igniting Passions, Awing the World.” World Quanzhou People (Quanzhou) no. 4 (Sept. 2008), pp. 8–11. In Chinese. 

Gurewitsch, Matthew. “Just Don’t Call Them ‘Fireworks’.” Wall Street Journal (New York), Feb. 20, 2008, p. D8. In English.

Heathcote, Edwin. “The Blast Picture Show.” Financial Times (London), Mar. 1–2, 2008, Life & Arts, p. 6. In English.

Hsieh Chao-Chung. “Cai Guo-Qiang Has No Limits Playing with Art in the Guggenheim Museum.” World Journal (New York), Feb. 13, 2008, p. E3. In Chinese.

Hsieh Chao-Chung. “Lin Hwai-Min and Cai Guo-Qiang, Capture Wind and Arrest Shadow.” World Journal (New York) (Apr. 4, 2008), p. E4. In Chinese.

Jiménez, David. “Un bombardero en el estadio: Cai Guo-Qiang.” El Mundo (Madrid), Aug. 4, 2008, UVE, p. 8. In Spanish.

Lai Si-Ru. “Cai Guo-Qiang’s Retrospective: I Want To Believe.” Artist Magazine (Taipei) no. 395 (Apr. 2008), pp. 194–203. In Chinese.

Li Fang. “A Visual Feast So Cool That It Moves You.” People’s Daily (Beijing), Aug. 9, 2008, p. 15. In Chinese.

Lubow, Arthur. “The Pyrotechnic Imagination.” The New York Times Magazine (Feb. 17, 2008), pp. 32–37. In English.

Montalba, Olivier. “L'art explosif de Cai Guo-Qiang à Pékin”. Le Monde (Paris), Aug. 21, 2008. In French.

Pearlman, Ellen. “Railing Opinion: Mao Is Like So Over.” Brooklyn Rail (Sept. 2008), www.brooklynrail.org/2008/09/artseen/railing-opinion-mao-is-like-so-over. In English.

Perl, Jed. “Mao Crazy.” The New Republic (Washington, D.C.) (Jul. 9, 2008), www.tnr.com/booksarts/story.html?id=e92208b2-b57e-4028-8d09-543bcdc98393. In English.

Pollack, Barbara. “Cai Guo-Qiang’s Boom Year.” The Washington Post (Washington, D.C.) Feb. 24, 2008, p. M9. In English.

de Rochedoult, Beatrice. “Cai Guo-Qiang met le feu au Musée Guggenheim.” Le Figaro (Paris). Mar. 29–30, 2008, Culture, p. 31. In French.

Schjeldahl, Peter. “Gunpowder Plots.” The New Yorker (New York) 84, no. 2 (Feb. 25, 2008), The Art World, pp. 82–85. In English.

Shu Ke-Wen. “Fireworks Radiating in the Turbulent World.” Sanlian Life Weekly (Beijing) no. 33 (Sept. 8, 2008), pp. 50–55. In Chinese.

Smith, Roberta. “Cars and Gunpowder and Plenty of Noise.” The New York Times, Feb. 22, 2008, pp. E29–E30. In English.

Spencer, Richard. “Beijing Olympic 2008 Opening Ceremony Giant Firework Footprints ‘Faked’.” Telegraph (London), Aug. 10, 2008, www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/othersports/olympics/2534499/Beijing-Olympic-2008-opening-ceremony-giant-firework-footprints-faked.html. In English.

Sun Wenye. “Footprints From The Sky.” Beijing Daily, Oct. 21, 2008, pp. 14–15. In Chinese.

Tsang Wai-Yin. “Big Player Cai Guo-Qiang Goes Beyond the Limit.” World Journal (New York) Mar. 2-8, 2008, pp. 10–17, cover. In Chinese.

Vine, Richard. “China Envy.” Art in America (New York) (Oct. 2008), pp. 142–147. 

Wang Hongliang. “Presenting a Feast of Fireworks Secrets.” Sanlian Life Weekly (Beijing) no. 30 (Aug. 18, 2008), pp. 104–108. In Chinese.

Yin Zi. “Cai Guo-Qiang’s Retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum: Making Things into a Lavish Production.” Art World Magazine (Shanghai) 218 (May 2008), pp. 40–45. In Chinese. 

Zhou Wenhan. “Cai Guo-Qiang: Serving Up a Fine Dish of Art.” Xin Jing Bao (Beijing), Mar. 5, 2008, pp. C03–C04. In Chinese.

 

2009

Alsman, Stephan Wedel. “Explosive Asian Art. ” Weekendavisen (Copenhagen) no. 12, Mar. 20–26, 2009. In Danish.

Cavallucci, Fabio. “Cai Guo-Qiang: Guggenheim Museum—Bilbao.” Flash Art (Milan) XLII, no. 266 (May–Jun. 2009). In Italian.

Chen Wen-qian (Sisy). “The Artist without Borders.” Apple Daily (Taipei) (May 2009), pp.1–2. In Chinese.

Hao Xiaohui. “Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe.” Guangming Daily (Beijing) (May 2009). In Chinese.

Horton, Anne. “Cuba Opens Up to the Art World.” Artinfo.com (New York), Apr. 15, 2009, http://www.artinfo.com/news/story/31127/cuba-opens-up-to-the-art-world/. In English.

Rawlings, Ashley. "Taboos and Censorship in Japanese Postwar Art: Mutually Assured Decorum.” ArtAsiaPacific (New York) no. 65 (Sept.-Oct. 2009). In English.

Tanaka Sanzou. “Learned the Iroha in Japan, Now the Five Olympic Rings Fireworks.” Asahi Shimbun (Tokyo) (Apr. 2009). In English.

Wan Ying. “Cai Guo-Qiang: Making the Most Magnificent Fireworks for the World.” Tides of Youth (Feb. 2009), pp. 18–19. In Chinese.

Wu Yinhui. “Cai Guo-Qiang Hanging Out in TFAM, Inviting Audiences to Participate.” China Times (Taiwan) (Sept. 2009), p. A10. In Chinese.

Xia Yi. “Artists Are All Lonely and Ambivalent.” Ming Pao Monthly (Hong Kong) (May 2009), pp. 74–83. In Chinese.

Zhang Yu-Jing. “Unlimited Territory.” Knowledge in Architecture (Beijing) no. 29 (2009), pp. 90–95. In Chinese.

Zhong Xin. “Cai Guo-Qiang Awarded the 20th Fukuoka Asian Culture Prize.” Quanzhou News Evening Edition no. 1716 (Sept. 2009), p. 4. In Chinese.

———. “Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe Retrospective Exhibition.” Fine Arts Record (Beijing) no. 2 (Spring 2009), pp. 10–11. In Chinese.

———. “Cai Guo-Qiang’s Solo Show I Want to Believe Opens in Spain.” Art in China (Beijing) (Mar. 2009), pp. 1–3. In Chinese.

 

2010

Bryant, Eric. "Reviews International: Cai Guo-Qiang Rockbund Art Museum Shanghai." Artnews (New York) (Sept. 2010), p. 125. In English.

Cao Feiyue. "Cai Guo-Qiang: Play with Fire." Vista (Yinchuan) (May 2010), pp. 110-111. In Chinese.

Celant, Germano. "Blowing Up His Time." Art in America (New York) (Jul./ 28, 2010). http://www.artinamericamagazine.com/news-features/interviews/germano-cel.... In English.

— — —. "Creazioni Giocose." L’espresso (Italy) (Jun. 3, 2010), pp. 125. In Italian.

Cohn, Don J. "Shanghai Expo, Cai Guo-Qiang and the Chinese Dreamship." ArtAsiaPacific (New York) no. 68 (May-Jun. 2010), pp. 41-42. In English.

Dao, Zi. “The Reproduction of Rent Collection Courtyard and Postmodernism, 2000.” In Contemporary Chinese Art: Primary Documents, ed. Wu Hung. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 2010, pp. 371-376. In English.

Fortescue, Elizabeth. "Art to Befit the Beauty of Its Stage." The Daily Telegraph (Sydney), May 12, 2010. In English.

Hirsch, Faye. "A Life in Smoke and Thread." Art in America (New York) (Apr. 2010), p. 34. In English.

Hsu, Florence. "Cai Guo-Qiang Talks about his Exhibition in Philadelphia: Brilliant Moment Fragile but Beautiful." Yishujia (Taipei) (Jan. 2010), pp. 182-183. In Chinese.

Ji Shuoming, and Jia Xuanning. "Peasant da Vincis from the Chinese Renaissance." Yazhou Zhoukan (Hong Kong) (Jul. 11, 2010), pp. 36-38. In Chinese.

Kelley, Jeff. "Where There’s a Will." Artforum (New York) (Oct. 2010), p. 97. In English.

Leclerc, Franck. "Cai Guo-Qiang et Yves Klein pour un dialogue autour du feu." Nice-Matin, Jun. 12, 2010. In French.

Lin Yawei. "Cai Guo-Qiang: Compromise is not a Shame." Art. Investment (Taipei) no. 29 (Mar. 2010), p. 34. In Chinese.

"Making Art a Blast." Houston Chronicle, Oct. 7, 2010, p. A1. In English.

Malherbe, Anne. "l’art volcanique de Cai Guo-Qiang." ArtPress (Paris) no. 368 (2010), pp. 50-54. In French and English.

McClister, Nell. "Cai Guo-Qiang; Philadelphia Museum of Art and The Fabric Workshop and Museum." Artforum (New York) (Mar. 2010), p. 252. In English.

Mu Mu. "Cai Guo-Qiang: My Most Exciting Role is to Tell Stories Through Art." Art World (Shanghai) (May 2010), pp. 20-25. In Chinese.

Schiling, Leonie. "Cai Guo-Qiang: The Beauty of the Uncontrollable." Arte Al Limite (Santiago) (May 2010), pp. 26-35. In Spanish and English.

Vogel, Carol. "Gunpowder Gathering." The New York Times, Aug. 6, 2010. In English.

Wang Yin. "Cai Guo-Qiang: Peasants - Making a Better City, a Better Life." Nanfang Zhoumo (Guangzhou), Apr. 1, 2010, p. E25. In Chinese.

———. "It doesn’t Matter when Flying off Target - Cai Guo-Qiang and the Stories of Peasant da Vincis." Nanfang Zhoumo (Guangzhou), Apr, 15, 2010, p. D22. In Chinese.

Zhang Jian. "The Virtue of Simplicity." Shanghai Tatler (May 2010), pp. 101-109. In Chinese.

Zhang Ying. "The Inopportune Hero." Art World (Shanghai) (Jan.-Feb. 2010), pp. 20-21. In Chinese.

Zhang Yiwu. "Cai Guo-Qiang: Peasant da Vincis - A Miracle of the ‘Chinese Dream’." Arts Criticism (Beijing) no. 7 (2010), pp. 5-7. In Chinese.

 

2011

"Cai Guo-Qiang Reinterpreting the Concept of Modern through the Elements Derived from Traditions." ppaper (Taipei) no. 91 (2011), pp. 36-65. In Chinese.

Dailey, Meghan. "In the Studio: Cai Guo-Qiang." Art+Auction (New York) (Nov. 2011). In English.

Hanna, James Chad. "Pyrotechnic Ceremony- Cai Guo-Qiang makes a bang in the Middle East." Modern Painters (New York) (Dec. 2011). In English.

Harris, Gareth. "China to Doha with fireworks: Cai Guo-Qiang’s mini retrospective in Qatar’s Mathaf." The Art Newspaper (London) (Dec. 2011). In English.

Hartvig, Nicolai. "Detonating Dialogue: Cai Guo-Qiang’s First Middle Eastern Exhibition Gently Bridges Arab and Chinese Culture at Mathaf." Artinfo.com, Dec. 15, 2011. http://www.blouinartinfo.com/news/story/753816/detonating-dialogue-cai-g.... In English. 

Jiang Xueliang. "Trigger an Explosion Soul." Esquire (Taipei) (Feb. 2011), pp. 58-59. In Chinese.

Judkis, Maura. "Cai Guo-Qiang lights up Doha sky with daytime fireworks display." The Washington Post Online, Dec. 14, 2011. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/arts-post/post/cai-guo-qiang-lights-.... In English. 

 

2012

Cacchione, Orianna. "Cai Guo-Qiang: Sky Ladder." Yishu International (Taipei) (Nov. 2012), pp. 103-109. In English and Chinese.

Donoghue, Katy. "Cai Guo-Qiang." Whitewall Contemporary Art and Life Style Magazine (New York) no. 26 (2012), pp. 92-103. In Chinese and English.

Lee I-Hua. "There are Many Appealing Stories about Collecting Cai Guo-Qiang’s Works." Art Collection + Design (Taipei) no. 54 (Mar. 2012), pp. 30-37. In Chinese.

Raza, Sara. "Doha Mathaf: Art Museum of Modern Art. Cai Guo-Qiang Saraab." ArtAsiaPacific no. 77 (Mar.-Apr. 2012), pp. 128. In English.

Sanderson, Edward. "Cai Guo-Qiang: Saraab." LEAP (Guangzhou) (Feb. 2012), pp. 198-199. In Chinese and English.

Sheets, Hilarie M. "Cai Guo-Qiang’s Arabia." Art in America (New York) no. 100 (Apr. 2012), pp. 39-41. In English.

Tufnell, Ben. “Atomic Tourism and False Memories: Cai Guo-Qiang’s The Century with Mushroom Clouds.” Tate Papers (London) no. 17, May 11, 2012. http://www.tate.org.uk/research/publications/tate-papers/atomic-tourism-.... In English.

 

2013

Arruda, Tereza. “Cai Guo-Qiang. The Two Faces of China: Various Works in Paper were Inspired by the Artist’s Trips to Brazil.” Arte! Brasileiros (São Paulo) (Apr. 2013), pp. 44-45. In Portuguese and English.

Cai Guo-Qiang. “Blog on Paper: Awards and Catastrophe.” Bazaar Art (Beijing) no. 307 (Jan. 2013), pp. 52-55. In Chinese.

Cai Guo-Qiang. “Blog on Paper: My ‘One Night Stand’.” Bazaar Art (Beijing) (2013), pp. 130-133. In Chinese.

Cai Guo-Qiang. “Frank Gehry with Cai Guo-Qiang.” Bazaar Art (Beijing) no. 310 (2013), pp. 130-133. In Chinese.

“Cai Guo-Qiang Playing Fire in Olympic.” Fujian People no. 6 (Jul. 2013), pp. 24-31. In Chinese. 

Chen Fangling. “An Art Legion – Cai Guo-Qiang: Da Vincis do Povo tour exhibitions in Brazil.” Artist (Taipei) no. 457 (Jun. 2013), pp. 388-397. In Chinese.

Clinton, Hillary. "The Diplomacy of Art." Vanity Fair (New York) no. 630 (2013), pp. 116-117. In English.

Gaskin, Sam. “Christie’s First Shanghai Sales Moves $25 Million in Jewelry and Art.” Blouin Artinfo, Sept. 26, 2013. In English.

Halloran, Melissa. “Cai Guo-Qiang.” Map Magazine (Brisbane) no. 158 (2013), p. 48. In English.

Hay, Ashley. “Cai Guo-Qiang’s Paradise Regained.” Artlines (Brisbane) no. 3 (Sept.-Oct.-Nov. 2013), pp. 22-25. In English.

“Integracao China-Brasil. Cai Guo-Qiang apresenta seu universe ludico em tres capitals.” Dasartes Artes Visuals em Revista (Rio de Janeiro) no. 27 (May 2013), pp. 50-55. In Portuguese.

Johnson, Ian. “Dreams of a Different China.” The New York Review of Books (Nov. 21, 2013). In English.

Marthe, Marcelo. “Terra de gigantes.” Veja (São Paulo) (Feb. 2013), pp. 94-98. In Portuguese.

McColm, Donna. “Celebrating 15 years of children’s exhibitions at the Gallery.” Artlines (Brisbane) no. 3 (Sept.-Oct.-Nov. 2013), pp. 30-33. In English.

“Quanzhou Light Cai Guo-Qiang.” Cross Border (Fujian) no. 5 (2013), pp. 4-13. In Chinese.

Rosenbaum, Ron. "Burning Man. With Ethereal artworks traced in flames and gunpowder, Cai Guo-Qiang is making a big bang." Smithsonian (Washington, D.C.) no.44 (Apr. 2013), pp. 26-33. In English.

Vaughn, Katie. “Stick Vega’s Explosive Art.” Madison Magazine (Dec. 23, 2013). In English.

Wang Yin. “’I have been avoiding Chinese Projects’: Quanzhou Museum of Contemporary Art, and Frank Gehry’s ‘first’.” Infzm.com, Mar. 10, 2013. http://www.infzm.com/content/94948. In Chinese.

———. “Cai Guo-Qiang : Dedicated to Paris an Aphrodisiac.” Elle Men China (Dec. 2013). In Chinese.

———. “Artist not only does good things, but bad: Cai Guo-Qiang’s ‘One Night Stand’ on the Seine.” Infzm.com, Oct. 11, 2013. In Chinese.

“Where Art Lives.” Noblesse (Dec. 2013), pp. 207-222. http://www.noblesse.com.cn/index/article/-/id/52a175f81f99fad173a97aa4. In Chinese.

Xu Jia. “Can you Mess Around with Chinese Contemporary Art?” DFDaily (Shanghai), Oct. 28, 2013. http://www.dfdaily.com/html/8759/2013/10/28/1082309.shtml, In Chinese. 

Zhu Jie-Shu. “Lost in Venice, Lost in Chinese Contemporary Art.” DFDaily.com (Shanghai), Jun. 17, 2013. http://www.dfdaily.com/html/8759/2013/6/17/1015376.shtml. In Chinese. 

 

2014

Pollack, Barbara. “As Seen Here: Views of Chinese Contemporary Art in the U.S.” Leap Magazine (Guangzhou) (Feb. 2014), pp. 122-131. In Chinese and English.

 

2015

Wolfe Alexandra. "Cai Guo-Qiang on the State of Contemporary Chinese Art." The Wall Street Journal. Apr. 24, 2015 http://www.wsj.com/articles/cai-guo-qiang-on-the-state-of-contemporary-c.... In English.

 

2016

Pollack, Barbara. " Redefining China's Artists. In Qatar." The New York Times, Mar. 20, 2016, p. AR23. In English.

Gotthardt, Alexxa. "Explosives Artist Cai Guo-Qiang’s Story Comes to Netflix." Artsy, Oct. 10, 2016. https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-explosives-artist-cai-guo-qiang-s-story-comes-to-netflix. In English.

Dijksterhuis, Edo. "Schilderen met buskruit." Museumtijdschrift, Oct/Nov 2016, pp. 54-59. In Dutch. 

 

 

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