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Guggenheim: Cai Exhibit

We went to the Guggenheim yesterday (10 min walk and Credit Suisse has a corporate membership so it’s free). Usually I think the building ends up being more interesting then the exhibit but this exhibit of work by Cai
was really interesting.
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He uses Chinese themes to contrast the failures of both Western and Chinese cultures.
For example, this represents both the Cultural Revolution’s ruinous attempt with the great leap forward but also Western’s society’s preference for the obvious.
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Cai is into explosions as art. There were lots of videos of things being ignited and exploded. This installation is a great use of the Guggenheim. It’s a static view of a car being blown up.
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