Compose a Chinese Landscape: A Hands-on Activity Inspired by Artist Xu Bing


Drop in the Chazen Museum of Art from 12 noon-–3:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 9 to compose your own “Background Story” inspired by the artist Xu Bing. Exhibition closes Sunday, January 10!

Chazen docents will be present to introduce you to “Xu Bing, Background Story: A New Approach to Landscape Painting” and to guide you to make your own shadow painting with his method and common materials.

No reservation is necessary. However, you may be asked to work with others to create the final composition. (This activity is not intended for groups of more than 5.) Materials will be provided by the museum. Children younger than 12 years must be accompanied by an adult.


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