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Object chat: Chains: The Unbearable Lightness of Being

In this object chat, Simone Levine takes us on a virtual visit to see Liang Shaoji’s Chains: The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Nature Series, No. 79 at Wrightwood 659.

Simone Levine is Curatorial Research Assistant for Global Contemporary Art at the Smart Museum of Art.

Liang Shaoji, Chains: The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Nature Series, No.79, 2002–7
Liang Shaoji, Chains: The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Nature Series, No.79, 2002–7, Installation of 13 hanging pieces: polyurethane, colophony, iron powder, silk, and cocoons. Installation view at Wrightwood 659. Courtesy of the artist and ShanghART Gallery.
Liang Shaoji, Chains: The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Nature Series, No.79, 2002–7
Liang Shaoji, Chains: The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Nature Series, No.79, 2002–7, Installation of 13 hanging pieces: polyurethane, colophony, iron powder, silk, and cocoons. Installation view at Wrightwood 659. Courtesy of the artist and ShanghART Gallery.
Liang Shaoji, Chains: The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Nature Series, No.79, 2002–7
Liang Shaoji, Chains: The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Nature Series, No.79, 2002–7, Installation of 13 hanging pieces: polyurethane, colophony, iron powder, silk, and cocoons. Installation view at Wrightwood 659. Courtesy of the artist and ShanghART Gallery.