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Klein Sun Gallery is pleased to announce “Attacking the Boxer from Behind is Forbidden,” a solo exhibition by Li Liao that showcases a new site-specific performance, on view from October 14 through November 14, 2015.

In Li’s multi-media and performance works, planned elements – a video, an instruction, or a routine – are usually catalyzed or interrupted by an action unscripted by the artist. In …

Klein Sun Gallery is pleased to announce “Attacking the Boxer from Behind is Forbidden,” a solo exhibition by Li Liao that showcases a new site-specific performance, on view from October 14 through November 14, 2015.

In Li’s multi-media and performance works, planned elements – a video, an instruction, or a routine – are usually catalyzed or interrupted by an action unscripted by the artist. In this way, Li inquisitively, and sometimes aggressively, plies the boundaries between auteur and subject, artist and observer, private and public. He is best known for the piece, Consumption (2012), …