This research paper summarises the ideas of chaos from Eastern and Western culturethrough the themes of history, philosophy and some religious studies.Focusing on two art works Ai weiwei’s project “1001chinese visitor ” for Documenta 12Kassel,Germany, and Anthony Gormley’s work “Another Singularity” displayed in Beijing,China. It will explore these works through the lens of chaos, analysing the making processand the theme of these works. The Chinese artist Ai Weiwei used Western ideas of chaosin his work which was exhibited in Germany, and the British artist Antony Gormley applieda Eastern ideas of chaos in creating his sculpture work in China. Both artists attempt tobreak the boundaries of local culture and beneﬁt from the cultural exchange. This paperwill show that this Eastern and Western culture exchange can result in amazingpossibilities for art.
Chaos, Ai weiwei, Anthony Gormley, Culture, East&West