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Chapter 1

Xiao Lu

in Dialogue

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print November 2010 | ISBN: 9789888028122
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9789882206816 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789888028122.003.0002
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This chapter discusses the author's return to Beijing, China, fifteen years after she shocked the whole art world by firing two gunshots at the 1989 China Avant-garde Art Exhibition held at the National Art Museum of China in Beijing in February 1989. It also tells about her correspondence with Gao Tianyu, the curator of the 1989 exhibition, and the publication of her art work Fifteen Gunshots...from 1989 to 2003 in the Meishu Tongmeng web site. It explains her activities upon arriving in Beijing.

Keywords: Beijing; China; gunshots; art exhibition; Gao Tianyu; art world

Chapter.  3577 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Society and Culture

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