Cai Guo-Qiang
Chinese, born 1957
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Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2016
The Great Animal Orchestra,
Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain
2014
Cai Guo-Qiang: The Ninth Wave at the Power Station of Art,
Cai Studio
Cai Guo-Qiang: Impromptu,
Fundación Proa

While living in Japan from 1986 to 1995, Cai Guo-Qiang began exploring the properties of gunpowder in his drawings. Cai’s use of gunpowder has become central to his practice, leading to his experimentation with explosives and the development of his signature ignition events. Drawn to the medium for its myriad of …

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