Walker Art Center

Works in the Exhibition

Huang Yong Ping, <span class="wac_title">Dust</span>
Dust
1987
dust on paper, wooden box
39 3/8 x 59 1/16 x 78 3/4 in. (100 x 150 x 200 cm)


Blog

Watch your back, Betty.
Paul Schmelzer
Fri, 02 Dec 2005

Visitors to House of Oracles over the next few days will notice unusual behavior from the blood red-legged tarantula–dubbed Betty by our gallery monitors–in Huang Yong Ping’s installation The Wise Man Learns from the Spider How to Spin a Web (she’s enclosed in the cage above the table in this photo): the spider has flipped […] read more »


Huang Yong Ping


Writings

Huang Yong Ping, <span class="wac_title">Wheel</span>
Change Is the Rule
Hou Hanru
2005

Huang Yong Ping’s art is an entire ontology in itself. It’s a universe unto itself, and like the universe itself, it’s a complex system generated out of paradox and perplexity, which endow it with ultimate dynamism and vitality. His art is powerful but intelligent, revealing the essence of... read more »


Lexicon

Beuys, Joseph
(1921-1986)

1. German artist and teacher and arguably one of the most important and influential figures in postwar art. Beuys redefined art making as a nonrarified, democratic creative activity, which he termed “social sculpture.” In his work, the artist was reimagined and... read more »


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