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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

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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