| Bronze Phoenix|
Xu Bing is a Chinese artist who lived in the United States for eighteen years. Currently residing in Beijing, he used to serve as the vice-president of the Central Academy of Fine Arts. He is most known for his printmaking skills and installations pieces, as well as his creative artistic use of language, words, and text and how they have affected our understanding of the world. He is currently an A.D. White Professor-at-Large at Cornell University.