Modern period, 1912–present
Chinese

Book from the Sky (Tianshu 天書), ca. 1987–91

Box set of four hand-printed books with thread binding; ink on paper, plus wood box
Books (each): 45.9 x 29.9 cm. (18 1/16 x 11 3/4 in.) Box: 48.9 x 33.2 x 10.2 cm. (19 1/4 x 13 1/16 x 4 in.)
Purchase of the East Asian Studies Program, Princeton University Art Museum, Fowler McCormick, Class of 1921, Fund; and the P.Y. and Kinmay W. Tang Center for East Asian Art
2002-281.1-.5
© Xu Bing