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Falling Back to Earth

Bagni di Lucca and Beyond

Falling Back to Earth is one of the most dramatic exhibitions to be held at GoMA , the Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane.

Cai Guo-Qiang’s large scale installations and explosion events have made him one of the most innovative figures in contemporary art. Falling Back to Earth is the artist’s first solo exhibition and is exclusive to GoMA.

The 2 photos below are postcards of “Heritage” and “Head On“. These exhibitions were too big for me to get good photos. I will show you bits in a moment.

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Heritage” is an installation of 99 replicas of animals from around the world, gathered together to drink from a single waterhole. It is based on an image that came to Cai Guo-Qiang after visiting North Stradbroke Island. This pristine environment embodies Cai’s perception of the ‘last paradise’, far from the cares and conflicts of the…

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