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  • Sun Xun, A Historic Moment, 2014, ink on paper, 43 3/4 × 63 1/8".

    Sun Xun

    Edouard Malingue Gallery | Hong Kong

    The animated film What Happened in Past Dragon Year (all works cited, 2014) was the centerpiece of Sun Xun’s recent exhibition “Brave New World.” It formed part of a sculptural installation—also depicted in a drawing titled Organism of Civilization—in which a taxidermied horse emerges out of the back of a flat screen supported on either side by a wooden totem, each with a rooster perched at the peak. Ten minutes in length, the animation opens with a series of quotes, which hover over scenes that were also presented in the gallery as grayscale pastels on canvas hung among other works

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