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[exhibition review]

THE UNITED STATES

Cancelled!

Kris Imants Ercums


Installation view of 'Canceled', with Wu Wenguang's video Diary." Snow, Nov. 21, 1998, 1998, courtesy Smart Museum of Art, Chicago. Photograph Tom van Eynde.

The first winter storm of the year had begun to cover Beijing in snow as Wu Wenguang, a documentary filmmaker, set out in a friend's car to attend the opening of an art exhibition in 1998. The exhibition, appropriately entitled 'It's Me! An Aspect of Contemporary Chinese Art in the 90s', is about the relationship between art and identity, and is being…

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