Walker Art Center

Works in the Exhibition

Huang Yong Ping, <span class="wac_title">The Pole of the East</span>
The Pole of the East
2004
aluminum
153 1/4 x 78 3/4 x 59 in. (389.3 x 200 x 149.9 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

Alchemy

1. A medieval chemical science and speculative philosophy aiming to achieve the transmutation of base metals into gold, the discovery of a universal cure for disease, and the discovery of a means of indefinitely prolonging life. In China, alchemical Taoism developed as... read more »


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