Hair Raising Art

You’ve never quite seen hair like this.

Drexel University is hosting an art exhibit of contemporary Chinese artworks.

The center of the “Ink not Ink” exhibit is a 100-ft. high installation made of human hair, which represents the flags of all nations.  It was created by Chinese artist, Wenda Gu.

The exhibit includes more than 80 paintings, prints, sculptures, and videos by 40 Chinese artists. The best part is the exhibit is free.

Ink not Ink will open to the general public on Thursday, April 2, at three different locations at Drexel University: The exhibit will close Saturday, May 9, 2009. Viewing times are from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Public parking is available at the Drexel parking structure located on Ludlow St between 33rd & 34th St.

For further information, visit or call 215-895-2548.

The exhibit will travel to Europe after it closes in Philadelphia.

Drexel is the only U.S. stop for this World Tour. 

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