Chinese artist Cai Guoqiang outside the Palace Museum in Beijing, China, where his new show, “Odyssey and Homecoming”, is being held. Photo: Simon Song
Chinese artist Cai Guoqiang outside the Palace Museum in Beijing, China, where his new show, “Odyssey and Homecoming”, is being held. Photo: Simon Song
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Chinese artist Cai Guo-qiang on his Palace Museum show in Beijing: ‘I don’t see this as a cost to my art’

  • Best known for his use of fireworks and gunpowder, Cai has been criticised in the past for his government commissions
  • He says his new exhibition at the Palace Museum is not a nationalist project, crediting the venue as the launch pad for his career as an international artist

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Chinese artist Cai Guoqiang outside the Palace Museum in Beijing, China, where his new show, “Odyssey and Homecoming”, is being held. Photo: Simon Song
Chinese artist Cai Guoqiang outside the Palace Museum in Beijing, China, where his new show, “Odyssey and Homecoming”, is being held. Photo: Simon Song
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