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Image 01: Sketch for Fallen Blossoms: Explosion Project

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China; Lives in New York) Sketch for Fallen Blossoms: Explosion Project 2009 Pen on paper

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Image 02: 99 Golden Boats

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China; lives in New York) 99 Golden Boats, 2002. Gold, Variable dimensions.Collection of the artist.Installation view at Suzhou Museum, 2006. Photo by Tatsumi Masatoshi, courtesy Cai Studio.

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Image 03: Light Passage Spring

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China; Lives in New York) Light Passage—Spring 2007 Gunpowder on paper, mounted on wood as six-panel screen 230 x 462 cm (90.55 x 181.89 in.) Collection of the artist Photo by Tatsumi Masatoshi, courtesy Cai Studio

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Image 04: Light Passage Summer

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China; Lives in New York) Light Passage—Summer 2007 Gunpowder on paper, mounted on wood as five-panel screen 230 x 385 cm (90.55 x 151.57 in.) Collection of the artist Photo by Tatsumi Masatoshi, courtesy Cai Studio

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Image 05: Light Passage Autumn

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China; Lives in New York) Light Passage—Autumn 2007 Gunpowder on paper 400 x 600 cm (157.48 x 236.22 in.) Collection of the artist Photo by Tatsumi Masatoshi, courtesy Cai Studio

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Image 06: Light Passage Winter

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China; Lives in New York) Light Passage—Winter 2007 Gunpowder on paper, mounted on wood as six-panel screen 230 x 462 cm (90.55 x 181.89 in.) Collection of the artist Photo by Tatsumi Masatoshi, courtesy Cai Studio

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Image 07: Time Scroll

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China; Lives in New York), in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia Time Scroll. 2009–10, installation view, Philadelphia. Dimensions variable; river - approximately 40.5 meters long, 1.5 meter wide Stainless steel panels, water, pumps, plastic hose, silk charmeuse fabric, gunpowder, audio of Marion Boulton Stroud’s narration, sound system. DVD video of gunpowder scroll ignition, DVD player, video projector and speakers or plasma TV. Collection of the artist Photo by I-hua-Lee, courtesy Cai Studio

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Image 08: Time Flies Like a Weaving Shuttle

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China; Lives in New York), in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia Time Flies Like a Weaving Shuttle, 2009–10, installation view, Philadelphia. Wall text, five wood weaving looms, wool yarn, audio, sound system. Dimensions variable Collection of the artist Photo by I-hua Lee, courtesy Cai Studio

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Image 09: Fallen Blossoms: Explosion Project

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China; Lives in New York) Fallen Blossoms: Explosion Project 2009 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, December 11, 2009, 4:30 p.m., 60 seconds Explosion area (building facade) approximately 18.3 x 26.1 meters Gunpowder fuse, metal net for gunpowder fuse, scaffolding Photo by Lonnie Graham, courtesy The Fabric Workshop and Museum

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Image 10: Fallen Blossoms: Explosion Project

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China; Lives in New York) Fallen Blossoms: Explosion Project 2009 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, December 11, 2009, 4:30 p.m., 60 seconds Explosion area (building facade) approximately 18.3 x 26.1 meters Gunpowder fuse, metal net for gunpowder fuse, scaffolding Photo by Hiro Ihara, courtesy Cai Studio

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Image 11: Fallen Blossoms: Explosion Project

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China; Lives in New York) Fallen Blossoms: Explosion Project 2009 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, December 11, 2009, 4:30 p.m., 60 seconds Explosion area (building facade) approximately 18.3 x 26.1 meters Gunpowder fuse, metal net for gunpowder fuse, scaffolding Photo by Hiro Ihara, courtesy Cai Studio

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Image 12: Fallen Blossoms: Explosion Project

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China; Lives in New York) Fallen Blossoms: Explosion Project 2009 Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, December 11, 2009, 4:30 p.m., 60 seconds Explosion area (building facade) approximately 18.3 x 26.1 meters Gunpowder fuse, metal net for gunpowder fuse, scaffolding Photo by Hiro Ihara, courtesy Cai Studio

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Image 13: Time Scroll

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China; Lives in New York), in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia Time Scroll 2009 The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia Dimensions variable. River: approximately 40.5 meters long, 1.5 meter wide Stainless steel panels, water, pumps, plastic hose, silk charmeuse, gunpowder, audio narration by Marion Boulton Stroud, and video of gunpowder drawing process Collection of the artist Detail. Gunpowder drawing making process at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, 2009. Photo by Will Brown, courtesy The Fabric Workshop and Museum

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Image 14: Time Scroll

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China; Lives in New York), in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia Time Scroll 2009 The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia Dimensions variable. River: approximately 40.5 meters long, 1.5 meter wide Stainless steel panels, water, pumps, plastic hose, silk charmeuse, gunpowder, audio narration by Marion Boulton Stroud, and video of gunpowder drawing process Collection of the artist Gunpowder drawing making process at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, 2009. Photo by I-Hua Lee, courtesy Cai Studio

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Image 15: Time Scroll

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China; Lives in New York), in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia Time Scroll 2009 The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia Dimensions variable. River: approximately 40.5 meters long, 1.5 meter wide Stainless steel panels, water, pumps, plastic hose, silk charmeuse, gunpowder, audio narration by Marion Boulton Stroud, and video of gunpowder drawing process Collection of the artist Gunpowder drawing making process at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, 2009. Photo by I-Hua Lee, courtesy Cai Studio

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Image 16: Time Scroll

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China; Lives in New York), in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia Time Scroll 2009 The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia Dimensions variable. River: approximately 40.5 meters long, 1.5 meter wide Stainless steel panels, water, pumps, plastic hose, silk charmeuse, gunpowder, audio narration by Marion Boulton Stroud, and video of gunpowder drawing process Collection of the artist Cai Guo-Qiang making Time Scroll at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, 2009. Photo by Will Brown, courtesy The Fabric Workshop and Museum

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Image 17: Time Scroll

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China; Lives in New York), in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia Time Scroll 2009 The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia Dimensions variable. River: approximately 40.5 meters long, 1.5 meter wide Stainless steel panels, water, pumps, plastic hose, silk charmeuse, gunpowder, audio narration by Marion Boulton Stroud, and video of gunpowder drawing process Collection of the artist Detail. Installation view at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, 2009. Photo by I-Hua Lee, courtesy Cai Studio.

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Image 18: Time Scroll

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China; Lives in New York), in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia Time Scroll 2009 The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia Dimensions variable. River: approximately 40.5 meters long, 1.5 meter wide Stainless steel panels, water, pumps, plastic hose, silk charmeuse, gunpowder, audio narration by Marion Boulton Stroud, and video of gunpowder drawing process Collection of the artist Detail. Installation view at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, 2009. Photo by I-Hua Lee, courtesy Cai Studio

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Image 19: Time Scroll

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China; Lives in New York), in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia Time Scroll 2009 The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia Dimensions variable. River: approximately 40.5 meters long, 1.5 meter wide Stainless steel panels, water, pumps, plastic hose, silk charmeuse, gunpowder, audio narration by Marion Boulton Stroud, and video of gunpowder drawing process Collection of the artist Detail. Installation view at The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, 2009. Photo by Will Brown, courtesy The Fabric Workshop and Museum

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Image 20: Opening of Cai Guo-Qiang: Fallen Blossoms

Joe Rishel, Marion Boulton Stroud, and Cai Guo-Qiang at the opening of Cai Guo-Qiang: Fallen Blossoms, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, 2009. Photo by Will Brown, courtesy The Fabric Workshop and Museum

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Image 21: Time Scroll

Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957, Quanzhou, China; Lives in New York), in collaboration with The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia Time Scroll 2009 The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia Dimensions variable. River: approximately 40.5 meters long, 1.5 meter wide Stainless steel panels, water, pumps, plastic hose, silk charmeuse, gunpowder, audio narration by Marion Boulton Stroud, and video of gunpowder drawing process Collection of the artist Installation view at The Fabric Workshop and Museum Philadelphia, 2009. Photo by Bonnie Huie, courtesy Cai Studio

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