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Qiu Zhijie

In the shadows of history

By CHRISTINA YU

Years of sociological research culminate in a vast body of work concerning iconic historical sites and their changing significance in contemporary China.

Qiu Zhijie working on impromptu paintings on the walls of Chambers Fine Art, New York,for 

his solo exhibition “Mochou: Recent Works” in March 2009. Courtesy Chambers Fine Art, New York.

Above: Installation view of “Qiu Zhijie: Breaking Through the Ice” at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, 2009. Photos by Oak
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