When You Make No Art
Wen-You Cai

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When You Make No Art

Wen-You Cai, Founder and Director of Special Special, shares an autobiographical account of growing up in the art world. Each chapter holds inspirations and vignettes from museums, travels, and random encounters around the world that inspired the formation of Special Special as an art project space and retail shop. Cai conceptualizes the idea of a “reluctant artist”, or someone who is immersed in the arts but having trouble making work. Foreword by Amy Chua.


Edition of 500


By Wen-You Cai

Designed by Seokhoon Choi

Second edition


Printed in black and white on green paper


276 pages

6.8 × 4.3 in.


When You Make No Art