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Published on Jul 13, 2012

Cai Guo-Qiang: Move Along, Nothing to See Here served as the inaugeral program for the Year of China. Works by the internationally renowned artist were on display at the Cohen Gallery in the Perry and Marty Granoff Center for the Creative Arts from September 14 -- Oct 28, 2011. The exhibit was curated by Wendy Edwards and Jo-Ann Conklin, with support provided by the Creative Arts Council, the David Winton Bell Gallery, and the Department of Visual Art, Brown University, and the Year of China.

Cai first came to the attention in the West for his spectacular use of gunpowder as an artistic medium. A Chinese invention, gunpowder is associated with celebrations—employed in fireworks during the lunar New Year and other festive occasions in China—and, obviously, with violence and war. Throughout his career Cai has addressed the violence of the age in which we live, in works referencing the atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the conflict between Taiwan and mainland China, 9/11, and seemingly never ending acts of terrorism.

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