Xu Bing 徐冰

Chinese, b. 1955

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Pioneering Chinese contemporary artist Xu Bing creates powerful, poignant mixed-media installations, in which he subverts systems of language, upending expectations and perception. He explains that his works “are all linked by a common thread, which …

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Book from the Sky, 1991
Sold on Dec 2, 2021
HK$875,000
US$112,271
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Print
woodblock print in a set 4 books
40.0 x 45.5 cm
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Realized Price
HK$875,000
Auction Sale
Dec 2, 2021
Christie's
Book from the Sky, 1991
woodblock print in a set 4 books
Dec 2, 2021
Christie's
HK$875,000
US$112,271
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Print
40.0 x 45.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Dec 2, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
HK$875,000
Five Series of Repetition: (i) Haystack Reflection; (ii) Black Pool; (iii) Withered Pool; (iv) Pool of Life; (v) Black Tadpoles; (vi) Field; (vii) Big River; (viii) Moving Cloud; (ix) Farmland; (x) Mountain Place, 1988
Sold on Nov 29, 2021
HK$378,000
US$48,462
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Print
woodcut prints (set of 10)
each 47.5 x 71.6 cm. (18 3/4 x 28 in.)
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HK$378,000
Auction Sale
Nov 29, 2021
Phillips
Five Series of Repetition: (i) Haystack Reflection; (ii) Black Pool; (iii) Withered Pool; (iv) Pool of Life; (v) Black Tadpoles; (vi) Field; (vii) Big River; (viii) Moving Cloud; (ix) Farmland; (x) Mountain Place, 1988
woodcut prints (set of 10)
Nov 29, 2021
Phillips
HK$378,000
US$48,462
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Print
each 47.5 x 71.6 cm. (18 3/4 x 28 in.)
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Auction Sale
Nov 29, 2021
Phillips
Realized Price
HK$378,000
Five Series of Repetition: (i) Haystack Reflection; (ii) Black Pool; (iii) Withered Pool; (iv) Pool of Life; (v) Black Tadpoles; (vi) Field; (vii) Big River; (viii) Moving Cloud; (ix) Farmland; (x) Mountain Place, 1988
Sold on Nov 29, 2021
HK$378,000
US$48,473
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Print
woodcut prints (set of 10)
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Realized Price
HK$378,000
Auction Sale
Nov 29, 2021
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Five Series of Repetition: (i) Haystack Reflection; (ii) Black Pool; (iii) Withered Pool; (iv) Pool of Life; (v) Black Tadpoles; (vi) Field; (vii) Big River; (viii) Moving Cloud; (ix) Farmland; (x) Mountain Place, 1988
woodcut prints (set of 10)
Nov 29, 2021
Poly Auction
HK$378,000
US$48,473
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Nov 29, 2021
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HK$378,000
Art For The People, 1999
Sold on Nov 20, 2021
CN¥552,000
US$86,423
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Work on Paper
Ink on paper
136.0 x 57.0 cm
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CN¥552,000
Auction Sale
Nov 20, 2021
China Guardian
Art For The People, 1999
Ink on paper
Nov 20, 2021
China Guardian
CN¥552,000
US$86,423
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Work on Paper
136.0 x 57.0 cm
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Nov 20, 2021
China Guardian
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CN¥552,000
Book from the Sky
Sold on May 25, 2021
HK$800,000
US$103,058
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Artwork Dimension
45.5 x 40 cm. (17 7/8 x 15 3/4 in.) 49 x 33.6 x 9.5 cm. (19 1/4 x 13 1/4 x 3 3/4 in.)
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HK$800,000
Auction Sale
May 25, 2021
Christie's
Book from the Sky
May 25, 2021
Christie's
HK$800,000
US$103,058
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Artwork Dimension
45.5 x 40 cm. (17 7/8 x 15 3/4 in.) 49 x 33.6 x 9.5 cm. (19 1/4 x 13 1/4 x 3 3/4 in.)
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Auction Sale
May 25, 2021
Christie's
Realized Price
HK$800,000
Seal Project, 2001
Sold on Dec 3, 2020
HK$625,000
US$80,625
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Sculpture
two hundred pieces of jade seal in two wood boxes
21.6 x 21.6 cm
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HK$625,000
Auction Sale
Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
Seal Project, 2001
two hundred pieces of jade seal in two wood boxes
Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
HK$625,000
US$80,625
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Sculpture
21.6 x 21.6 cm
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Dec 3, 2020
Christie's
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HK$625,000
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Landscript - The Drawing from the Project of Helsinki-Himalaya Exchange
Sold on Dec 1, 2020
HK$1,500,000
US$193,493
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Artwork Dimension
99.5 x 174 cm. (39 1/8 x 68 ½ in.)
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HK$1,500,000
Auction Sale
Dec 1, 2020
Christie's
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Landscript - The Drawing from the Project of Helsinki-Himalaya Exchange
Dec 1, 2020
Christie's
HK$1,500,000
US$193,493
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99.5 x 174 cm. (39 1/8 x 68 ½ in.)
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Auction Sale
Dec 1, 2020
Christie's
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HK$1,500,000
An Introduction to Square Word Calligraphy, 1994
Sold on Aug 8, 2020
HK$70,800
US$9,134
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Print
Woodcut print
27.5 x 41.5 cm
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HK$70,800
Auction Sale
Aug 8, 2020
China Guardian
An Introduction to Square Word Calligraphy, 1994
Woodcut print
Aug 8, 2020
China Guardian
HK$70,800
US$9,134
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Print
27.5 x 41.5 cm
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Auction Sale
Aug 8, 2020
China Guardian
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HK$70,800
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Landscript
Sold on May 27, 2019
HK$2,125,000
US$270,723
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Artwork Dimension
58 x 343 cm. (22 7/8 x 135 3/8 in.)
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HK$2,125,000
Auction Sale
May 27, 2019
Christie's
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Landscript
May 27, 2019
Christie's
HK$2,125,000
US$270,723
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Artwork Dimension
58 x 343 cm. (22 7/8 x 135 3/8 in.)
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Auction Sale
May 27, 2019
Christie's
Realized Price
HK$2,125,000
Book from the Sky, 1989
Sold on Mar 31, 2019
HK$200,600
US$25,553
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Print
Woodblock print
97.0 x 175.0 cm
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Realized Price
HK$200,600
Auction Sale
Mar 31, 2019
Poly Auction
Book from the Sky, 1989
Woodblock print
Mar 31, 2019
Poly Auction
HK$200,600
US$25,553
Realized price
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34% est
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Artwork Info
Print
97.0 x 175.0 cm
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Auction Sale
Mar 31, 2019
Poly Auction
Realized Price
HK$200,600