Christie Visual Solutions Light Up Irish Artist John Gerrard's Digital Art Pieces In Chinese Exhibition

Attended by over 154,000 visitors, it is one of the most popular exhibitions staged at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art to date
Posted 8/5/2016

BEIJING – (August 5, 2016) – Christie®, a leader in creating and delivering the world’s best visual and audio experiences, is captivating visitors with spectacular projections of Irish artist John Gerrard’s digital art pieces at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) with more than 154,000 visitors to date. This is one of the most visited exhibitions at UCCA since its opening in 2007.

Titled “John Gerrard: Power.Play,” it is the artist’s first exhibition in China and most comprehensive institutional solo show to date. The exhibition features three major works: Solar Reserve (Tonopah, Nevada) 2014, a painstakingly accurate, virtual portrait of a functioning solar farm; Farm (Pryor Creek, Oklahoma) 2015, a digitally-modeled composite of one of Google’s server centers in Oklahoma; and Exercise (Dunhuang) 2014, a reconstruction based on satellite imagery of a system of roadways located mysteriously in the middle of China’s Gobi Desert.

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