Inopportune: Stage Two, 2004. First realized at MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art)
Nine life-sized tiger replicas, arrows, and mountain stage prop. Tigers: papier-mâché, plaster, fiberglass, resin, and painted hide; arrows: brass, threaded bamboo shaft, and feathers; and stage prop: Styrofoam, wood, canvas, and acrylic paint. Dimensions variable. Collection of Kröller-Müller Museum
Installation view at MASS MoCA, North Adams, 2004. Photo by Kevin Kennefick, courtesy MASS MoCA
Painting of One Hundred Tigers
Handscroll, ink on paper mounted on silk
45.6 x 670 cm
Cai Guo-Qiang Collection
Installation view at Shawinigan Space, National Gallery of Canada, Québec, 2006.
Photo by Kazuo Ono, courtesy Cai Studio.
Gunpowder on paper
400 x 600 cm
Photo courtesy the National Gallery of Canada.
1 minute 30 seconds
Three-channel video, transferred to DVD
Videography by John Borst; Edited by Lauren Petty
Dimensions variable depending on configuration. 700 cm
Limited DVD edition of 5
1/5 in the collection of the Seattle Art Museum, 2/5 in the collection of the National Gallery of Canada, 3/5—5/5 in the collection of the artist
Installation view at SITE Santa Fe, 2006.
Photo by Cai Guo-Qiang, courtesy Cai Studio.