Cai Guo-Qiang/James Robertson Life Beneath the Shadow
Exquisite book from the artist with text by Booker Prize nominee James Robertson An elegantly slipcased hardcover book featuring pictures of the renowned Chinese artist’s Black Rainbow project over Edinburgh Castle as well as images of the portraits created with gunpowder for the show. Each image, of a supernatural figure from Scotland’s past, is accompanied by writings from the Booker Prize nominated author James Robertson (The Testament of Gideon Mack, Joseph Knight). The book is further illustrated by installation photographs of the show, the artist’s preparatory drawings and pictures of the gunpowder work in progress.
Essays by Fiona Bradley, Yuko Hasegawa and by the artist himself are also included. A must for collectors, scholars and fans of Guo-Qiang’s work.
Hardback: 64 pages, 24.8 x 18.2 x 1.8 cm
Published: August 2005
P&P: £3.00 UK, £8.00 Europe, £12.00 Rest of World