Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 10:00 to Sunday, June 7, 2020 - 17:00
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:00 to Sunday, March 22, 2020 - 17:00
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 10:00 to Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 17:00
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 10:00 to Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 17:00
Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 10:00 to Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 17:00
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 10:00 to Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 17:00
Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 10:00 to Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 17:00
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 17:00 to 20:00
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 18:00 to 19:00
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 18:00 to 19:00
Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:00
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:00
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 18:00 to 21:30
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 13:00 to 14:00
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 14:00 to 16:00

Cai Guo-Qiang: Gunpowder Art

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 10:00 to Sunday, April 19, 2020 - 17:00

Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang (b. 1957) is best-known for his gunpowder explosion events staged in public spaces worldwide and, in particular, for his firework display for the opening ceremonies of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.This exhibition focuses on the artist’s smaller-scale works, exploring the presence of Chinese culture in his art through the mediums of painting, drawing, and gunpowder on canvas, paper and silk.Learn about the significance behind the materials Cai Guo-Qiang chooses to work with, as well as the ways he adapts them to explore his own central themes of creation, destruction and chance.

Ashmolean Museum, Beaumont Street, Oxford, OX1 2PH