Monkeys Grasp for the Moon

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Credit Line
Purchase — funds provided by the family of Madame Chiang Kai-shek (Chiang Soong Mayling 1898-2003)
Restrictions & Rights
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View
Sackler: Pavilion staircase
2001-2004
Accession Number
S2004.2.1-21
Artist
Xu Bing (Chinese, born 1955; active United States)
Manufacturer
Smithsonian Institution Office of Exhibitions Central
Topic
moon
monkey
China
Chinese Art
Contemporary Art
Origin
China
Medium
Lacquer on Baltic birch wood
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall assembled): 2591.1 x 78 x 4.1 cm (1020 1/8 x 30 11/16 x 1 5/8 in)
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Type
Sculpture