Vivid Memories

May 8–July 6, 2014

Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris

Curated by Thomas Delamarre

Exhibition views at Fondation Cartier, Paris, 2014. Photos by Mariluz Hoyos, courtesy Cai Studio.

Cai and Hong Hong at Fondation Cartier, 1993
2014
Black paint, video projection, extant components and artworks by Cai Guo-Qiang, and paintings by Hong Hong Wu

Photo by Mariluz Hoyos, courtesy Cai Studio.

Hong Hong Wu (b. 1962, Quanzhou, China; Lives in New York)

Paintings Made During Residence at Jouy-en-Josas
1993
19 paintings; oil on canvas and oil on plastic bag

Photo by Mariluz Hoyos, courtesy Cai Studio.

Idea Book: Proposals Conceived During Residence at Fondation Cartier
1993
Gunpowder and ink on paper, 26-page folding album
55 x 38 x 2.2 cm closed
55 x 76 cm spread
54.93 x 988 cm opened

Photo courtesy Cai Studio

Normandy’s Halo: Project for Extraterrestrials No.19
1993
Gunpowder on paper
152 x 88.5 cm

Photo courtesy Cai Studio

The Earth Has Its Black Hole Too: Project for Extraterrestrials No. 16
1993
Gunpowder on paper
300 x 400 cm
Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain

Photo  © Florian Kleinefenn

The Vague Border at the Edge of Time/Space Project
1991
Gunpowder on paper, mounted on wood as seven-panel folding screen
200 x 595 cm overall
Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain

Photo by André Morin, courtesy Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain.

Studio Takeaway
1993
Black paint and original extant components: Rifles, medicinal pellets, mortar and pestle
Installation dimensions variable

Photo by Yvonne Zhao, courtesy Cai Studio