China) Youlunsi dang dai yi shu zhong xin (Beijing
Ullens Center for Contemporary Art
"This book accompanies the first full-scale retrospective of David Diao's entire oeuvre. It is a career of twists and turns- Diao's work was originally influenced by the New York School of the 1960s before he became obsessed with the work of Barnett Newman, referencing many of the artist's paintings in his own. After a period of restless inactivity, Diao's most recent works touch on his personal history as a Chinese immigrant in America, modernist...