How Art tells a Story

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This art work is suspended in the atrium of the Sackler Gallery of Asian Art and was made by Chinese artist Xu Bing.
What is the title and the story behind the artwork?
Can you identify some of the languages used in the sculpture?
What language is not associated with a specific country?
Why did you think the artist uses languages to convey his message?
The following link may be useful in your research.
http://www.asia.si.edu/exhibitions/current/XuBing.asp
Kind Regards Dr Mackey