Zhang Huan: Altered States, 2007, HC, Near Fine

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Edited by Melissa Chiu. New York, Asia Society and Museum, 2007
English, Near fine hardcover quarto, 9 3/4" x 11 1/4", 178 pp.

Near fine hardcover quarto, 9 3/4'" x 11 1/4", published on the occasion of the exhibition Zhang Huan: Altered States, September 6, 2007 through January 20, 2008. Full-color  paper over boards, full-color photo of artists's work that wraps to 2/3 of back, black and brown titling to front, black titling to spine, brown lettering to back,  full-color photographic pastedown, full page full-color photograph of artist working to back of half title page, inscription in black ink to title page that reads; "New York-9/10/07". Minimal shelf wear, spine slightly loose to front, otherwise bright, tightly bound, sharp tips and unmarked throughout. 178 pp. Replete with numerous full-color illustrations. Works and Appendix.  In "A Piece of Nothing", Huan describes his upbringing in rural China: "Most of my childhood memories are associated with death..." He tells of his experience with ghosts, his lack of interest in his education, and how all of this played a part in his future creation of art.