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Cai Guo-Qiang: Falling Back to Earth

GOMA recently opened their newest major exhibition, showcasing the work of one of the world’s most innovative artists.
By James Frostick
November 25, 2013
By James Frostick
November 25, 2013

With a career spanning more than two and a half decades, Cai Guo-Qiang is one of the major figures in the global contemporary art scene. The highly awarded artist and curator has made a living making works that provoke thought and discussion through the innovative use of materials such as pyrotechnics, automobiles and a multitude of lights.

QAGOMA is playing host to Falling Back to Earth, an exhibition of works by Cai Guo-Qiang, centred around nature and the visual dynamics associated with it. The exhibition largely revolves around his work Heritage 2013 an all-encompassing look at nature that uses 99 replicas of animals from around the world. Some works evoke memories of the Australian hinterland and coastal scenery; others are more vivid in their display of wild animals.

This is a ticketed exhibition, so make sure you prepare yourself before heading to South Bank. But rest assured, the amazing exhibition will blow you away with its attention to detail and timely commentary on our relationship with nature.

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