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“Lee Mingwei: Sonic Blossom” Installation View

Li Mingwei2014.4.26 - 2014.5.18

UCCA Center for Contemporary Art

UCCA Center for Contemporary Art
Beijing, China

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Lee Mingwei devised Sonic Blossom while caring for his mother as she was recuperating from surgery. As classical music enthusiasts, the pair found solace in listening to Schubert’s Lieder, a set of arrangements for piano and voice. In a period of the artist’s life when the prospect of mortality was immediate and real, the Lieder represent a fleeting moment of tranquility whose beauty is compounded by its ephemerality.

This artwork was featured in the UCCA exhibition “Lee Mingwei: Sonic Blossom ,” 2014

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