ArtPics: Cai Guo-Qiang : ‘Falling Back To Earth’ a monumental, immersive exhibition.

November 23rd, 2013 - May 11th, 2014 Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, South Brisbane www.qagoma.qld.gov.au

Encompassing all 3,000 square meters of GOMA’s ground floor is ‘Falling Back To Earth’, a monumental, immersive exhibition by Cai Guo-Qiang, encompassing both new and recent works reconfigured for the space. dramatic and explosive artistic explorations define the evolution of his ground-breaking practice, contemplating the complex relationship between humanity and nature through promising both spectacular and meditative installations.

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Cai Guo-Qiang, Eucalyptus 2013 Spotted Gum (Corymbia Maculata), wooden stools, paper and pencils; length: 3150cm (approx.) commissioned for the exhibition ‘falling back to earth’, 2013 photograph by Natasha Harth, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art

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Cai Guo-Qiang, Head on 2006 99 life-sized replicas of wolves and glass wall. wolves: gauze, resin, and hide; dimensions variable Deutsche Bank collection, commissioned by Deutsche Bank AG photograph by Natasha Harth, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern art

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Cai Guo-Qiang, Head on 2006 99 life-sized replicas of wolves and glass wall. wolves: gauze, resin, and hide; dimensions variable Deutsche Bank collection, commissioned by Deutsche Bank AG photograph by Natasha Harth, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern art

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Cai Guo-Qiang, Heritage 2013 99 life-sized replicas of animals, water, sand, drip mechanism; installed dimensions variable commissioned for the exhibition ‘falling back to earth’, 2013; proposed for the Queensland art Gallery collection with funds from the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Diversity Foundation through and with the assistance of the Queensland art Gallery | Gallery of Modern art Foundation photograph by Natasha Harth.

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Cai Guo-Qiang, Heritage 2013 99 life-sized replicas of animals, water, sand, drip mechanism; installed dimensions variable commissioned for the exhibition ‘falling back to earth’, 2013; proposed for the Queensland art Gallery collection with funds from the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Diversity Foundation through and with the assistance of the Queensland art Gallery | Gallery of Modern art Foundation photograph by Natasha Harth.

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Cai Guo-Qiang, Heritage 2013 99 life-sized replicas of animals, water, sand, drip mechanism; installed dimensions variable commissioned for the exhibition ‘falling back to earth’, 2013; proposed for the Queensland art Gallery collection with funds from the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Diversity Foundation through and with the assistance of the Queensland art Gallery | Gallery of Modern art Foundation photograph by Natasha Harth.

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Cai Guo-Qiang, Heritage 2013 99 life-sized replicas of animals, water, sand, drip mechanism; installed dimensions variable commissioned for the exhibition ‘falling back to earth’, 2013; proposed for the Queensland art Gallery collection with funds from the Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Diversity Foundation through and with the assistance of the Queensland art Gallery | Gallery of Modern art Foundation photograph by Natasha Harth.
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