Reconstructed Elements, 2002. Rubber tire and wood, 32 x 36 x 31 in. Photo: Courtesy Dietmar Busse, Marlborough Gallery, NY. Chakaia Booker’s voice is so earthy that one may miss her easy way of pointing to the big picture.
A B C …, 1991. Ceramic blocks, 8 x 8 x 24 cm. Photo: Courtesy Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. In his native China, Xu Bing began his career with innovations in printmaking and with some of the first Chinese installation art, including what is perhaps his best-known work, Book from the Sky.