XIAO LU: DIS-/CONTINUING TRADITION – TAASA Review September 2019
Lynne Howarth-Gladston and Paul Gladston X iao Lu (b.1962) is widely recognised as a leading figure in the development of contemporary Chinese art.
Xiao graduated from the prestigious Zhejiang Academy of Fine Art (now the China Academy of Fine Arts) in Hangzhou–where her father was president– in 1988.
She is best known for the action titled Dialogue, or The Gunshot Event in which she fired two shots from an illegally acquired handgun into her own installation during the opening of the survey exhibition China/Avantgarde in Beijing on 5 February 1989. Essay-1, 2015, Xiao Lu...