Xu bing chinese born 1955 the character of characters 2012 five channel animated video with sound 17 min commissioned by the asian art museum of san francisco for the 2012 exhibition out of character decoding chinese calligraphy with support from the robert h n ho family foundation lent by the artist. Out of character decoding chinese calligraphy edited by michael knight and joseph z chang 2012 asian art museum of san francisco 352 pages this book is the catalog for the eponymous exhibition recently at the asian art museum in san francisco and at the time of this writing on display at the metropolitan museum of art. Chinese characters have assumed a position of supreme cultural power and authority within traditional chinese society since their creation more than five thousand years ago and calligraphy the art of writing characters is among the most ancient venerated and lasting chinese art forms. The exhibition out of character decoding chinese calligraphy was presented at the asian art museum in san francisco from october 5 2012 through january 13 2013 the exhibition organized by the asian art museum will also be presented at the metropolitan museum of art new york from april 13 through august 3 2014
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