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Installation view: Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, February 22–May 28, 2008
Photo: David Heald © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

 

Cai Guo-Qiang, Cry Dragon/Cry Wolf: The Ark of Genghis Khan, 1996
108 sheepskin floats, branches, wooden paddles, rope, three Toyota car engines,
and photocopies of various magazine covers and article clippings, dimensions variable

Installation view: Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, February 22–May 28, 2008
Photo: David Heald © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

Cai Guo-Qiang, New York’s Rent Collection Courtyard, 1999
Life-size sculptures created on site by guest artisan sculptors, clay, wire and wood armatures, and other props and tools for sculpture,
spinning night lamps, facsimiles, photocopies of documents and photographs related to Rent Collection Courtyard (dated 1965), dimensions variable

Installation view: Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, February 22–May 28, 2008
Photo: David Heald © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

Installation view: Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, February 22–May 28, 2008
Photo: David Heald © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York

Cai Guo-Qiang, An Arbitrary History: River, 2001
Resin and bamboo riverbed, water, yak skin, wooden boats, and works presented as components, river: 100.3  x 1.5 x 0.7 m; river depth: 30 cm

Installation view: Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, February 22–May 28, 2008
Photo: David Heald © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York