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Dec 13, 2012 9:53PM

"My work is sometimes like the poppy flower. It has this almost romantic side, but yet it also represents a poison. Gun powder. From it's very essence, you can see so much of the power of the universe, how we came to be. You can express these grand ideas about the cosmos. Very epic and heroic, but at the same time it's used for such destruction."

—Cai Guo-Qiang, from the Art in the Twenty-First Century episode, Power

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