The Century With Mushroom Clouds: Project For The 20Th Century
Identification and Creation
Object Number
2000.60.1
People
Guo-Qiang Cai, Chinese (Quanzhou, China born 1957)
Title
The Century with Mushroom Clouds: Project for the 20th Century
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1996
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
Chinese
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Gunpowder on Japanese paper
Dimensions
301.2 x 403 cm (118 9/16 x 158 11/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Along bottom edge in Chinese ink: Cai Guo-Qiang 1996
Provenance
Cai Guo-Giang, New York, New York, sold; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2000.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, The Jorie Marshall Waterman '96 and Gwendolyn Dunaway Waterman '92 Fund
Copyright
© Cai Guo-Qiang
Accession Year
2000
Object Number
2000.60.1
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Publication History

Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe, Guggenheim Museum Publications (New York, 2008), pp. 238-241, ill. fig. 79

Stephan Wolohojian, ed., Harvard Art Museum/ Handbook, Harvard Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 2008), p. 251, ill.

Exhibition History

Quantum Grids: Sol LeWitt, Yayoi Kusama, and Cai Guo Qiang, Sert Gallery, Cambridge, 10/15/2005 - 04/16/2006

Cai Guo-Qiang: I want to Believe, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 02/22/2008 - 05/28/2008

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

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