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Outside Within: New Works by Tamen @ Art+ Shanghai Gallery
tamen-outside-within-2.jpg. tamen-outside-within-3.jpg. Lai Shengyu and Yang Xiaogang's collaborations are part of the new trend of Chinese contemporary art where thought exercises are staged on canvas. Tamen has held numerous solo exhibitions in ...

Traveller | Matthew Taverner
The cardiac arrest-inducing Peking duck and crispy pork belly are legendary; the noodle maker and tea pourer add the element of whimsy and theatre; and David Tang's sublime collection of contemporary Chinese art hung throughout is evocative and ...

'FLUID: Essential for Life' exhibit opens Saturday at Staten Island's Snug ...
'FLUID: Essential for Life' exhibit opens Saturday at Staten Island's Snug ...

Art Buyer 'Gladiator Fights' Lift Targets to $2.3 Billion
Auction houses expect to sell as much as $2.3 billion of art in New York this month as billionaires from China to Brazil compete for trophy works by Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso and Jeff Koons in a surging market. Two weeks of semiannual sales of ...

Snug Harbor in Bloom: Flower fest ushers in spring May 3-4 on Staten Island ...
Snug Harbor in Bloom: Flower fest ushers in spring May 3-4 on Staten Island ...

A Mystery Endures in Beijing's Old Legation Quarter
It is worth visiting for the contemporary Chinese art, and the Ming dynasty interior. Brian Wallace, the Australian founder, and one of the most knowledgeable art experts in the city, is often on hand. From there, it is a short stroll into the ...

Selling a Fake Painting Takes More Than a Good Artist
The Bergantiñoses have been released on bail in Spain, while Mr. Qian is in China. The dealers who sold dozens of these works — Ann Freedman, the former president of .... So when the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art in Kansas City, Mo., for instance ...

Singapore: Sensory perceptions
Singapore already boasts more than 50 contemporary art galleries, including the newly opened Centre for Contemporary Art and the Singapore Art Museum, and hosts world-class art events including the recent Singapore Biennale and Art Stage Singapore ...

Billionaires scramble for world's finest art pieces
AUCTION houses expect to sell as much as $2.3bn in art in New York this month as billionaires from China to Brazil compete for works by Claude Monet, Pablo Picasso and Jeff Koons in a surging market. Two weeks of semiannual sales of Impressionist ...

World heads our way to enjoy Art Basel sights
... our increasingly new-media-driven world. The three-day film program will include an excerpt from art writer Patricia Chen's directorial debut, a documentary on one of the world's most dedicated and significant patrons of contemporary Chinese art ...

Exhibition proclaims artistry of tapestry
... development of China's contemporary tapestry art," remarked Shi, noting that since then tapestry art in China is no longer solely regarded as craftwork but has been widely received as an art form in itself and a significant part of the contemporary ...

Seattle Center Armory to Host 'A GLIMPSE OF CHINA' Arts Festival, 5/17
About Seattle Center Festál - Seattle Center Festál 2014 presents world festivals on weekends throughout the year highlighting the distinct cultures and common threads of ethnic communities in our region through traditional and contemporary art, music, ...

Beijing meets Seattle at a glimpse of china chinese culture and arts festival
About Seattle Center Festál Seattle Center Festál 2014 presents world festivals on weekends throughout the year highlighting the distinct cultures and common threads of ethnic communities in our region through traditional and contemporary art, music ...

Review: Mike Kelley retrospective resonates at MOCA
Now that the eagerly anticipated retrospective has arrived in Los Angeles, where it opens March 31 at the Museum of Contemporary Art's Little Tokyo warehouse, the Geffen Contemporary, the unexpected has occurred: The show looks even better here than it ...

Getty gives $5 million to plan next PST, on Latino/Latin American art
Cheech Marin, right, and Howard Fox, retired from his job as a LACMA contemporary art curator, are working on a show by the late L.A. Chicano painter and printmaker Carlos Almaraz. Cheech Marin, right, and Howard Fox .... The smallest grant announced ...

Sotheby's, Dan Loeb Begin Making Nice
Initially, he said he focused his criticism of Sotheby's on the fact that its contemporary art sales have lagged behind lately that of its chief rival, the privately held London auctioneer Christie's International. But in recent months, Mr. Loeb said ...

LA Mixes Grit With Glitz in $7 Billion Downtown Revamp
More than 21,000 residential units and 3,780 hotel rooms are under construction or planned, financed by investors in China, Singapore and Korea and U.S. developers including New York-based Related Cos. In a famously spread-out city, the center's ...

Art Basel makes a difference in Asia
It's been a few years now since the Chinese Special Administrative Region became the third-largest art auction market in the world — thanks largely to Christie's and Sotheby's having set up their regional operations there. But even more significant ...

Monet water lilies painting sells for $27m at Christie's spring auction
Lampley said growing interest from Asians reflected "a growth in the Asian [art] market generally", as well as the auction house's relatively new presence in mainland China. Other work commanding top prices included Wassily Kandinsky's Strandszene ...

To Break Even in Seattle Art, Your Paintings Have to Be Made in China
... into an experimental showroom for the products of low-wage Chinese art labor. The paintings at the show are replicas of Powhida's own drawings of lists and letters, neurotic rants about the heatedly capitalist contemporary art world. He's not a ...

Tour of beauty: from galleries and installations to auctions
Independent journalist Patricia Chen has made a short film, China's Art Missionary, and written a book on Swiss art collector Uli Sigg, who is known for his collection of Chinese contemporary art. She and Sigg take part in a two-hour programme on May ...

Chinese artists are part of NY philanthropists' event
I think that same understanding can be found both in China and the US." Liu, who is based in Beijing, said: "American artists have a unique taste about modern and contemporary art, so that's why my works were chosen to join this event. One of my works ...

Finding Art Amidst the Ruins
I think the only other instance I've seen was in a show of contemporary Chinese art at the Hood Museum several years ago that featured work by Cai Guo-Qiang, who works mainly in gunpowder on paper, a technique he calls “explosion drawings.” The library ...

Opus Auction launches Art Nova 100's First Online Exhibition
HONG KONG - To celebrate the event of Art Nova's first ever exhibition in Hong Kong, Opus Auction (www.opusauction.com/) is joining forces with Arts Nova, the Chinese Contemporary Art Promotion Centre (CCAP), and K11 Art Foundation to launch the "Art ...

Christie's to present 3 Asian 20th Century & Contemporary Art auctions
KOLKATA: Christie's will present three Asian 20th Century & Contemporary Art auctions this season on 24th May and 25th May 2014. Featuring more than ... These artworks will demonstrate the true aspect of Asia and the situation of modern China. Moreover ...

Art Notes: Finding Art Amidst the Ruins
I think the only other instance I've seen was in a show of contemporary Chinese art at the Hood Museum several years ago that featured work by Cai Guo-Qiang, who works mainly in gunpowder on paper, a technique he calls “explosion drawings.” The library ...

Blood, guts and ribs as Chinese performer suffers for his art
Although contemporary art has flourished in China over recent years, the ruling Communist Party maintains tight controls on freedom of expression and only a minority of artists convey political messages with their work. He has avoided directly ...

Blood, guts and ribs as performer suffers for his art
Although contemporary art has flourished in China over recent years, the ruling Communist Party maintains tight controls on freedom of expression and only a minority of artists convey political messages with their work. He has avoided directly ...

First ever Love Art Fair arrives in Toronto
On the other side of the spectrum, Manifold Editions had some Damien Hirst polka-dots on hand which got the fair buzzing, if mostly with audible eye rolls. Love Art Fair Toronto Eccentric works in China Print Art Gallery (Beijing) were much more ...

Chinese extreme performance artist suffers as his works get personal
“He Yunchang is an alchemist of pain,” said Judith Neilson, founder of the White Rabbit Gallery in Sydney, which specializes in contemporary Chinese art. “He Yunchang evidently believes that pain and extreme discomfort, deliberately planned and ...

Museums At Night - the lowdown
As part of the Northern Quarter After Dark programme, Salford Uni's Tash Willcocks hosts a live demonstration of her interactive wall installation Mundaneaday at the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art, on Thomas Street, while art shop Fred Aldous ...

From pistons to Picasso: a new Brussels art house
After reaching a deal with French car manufacturer Citroen, the regional government of Brussels announced Thursday it would buy its 16,000-square-meter depot to house the very latest in contemporary art. “We will have our MoMa, our Guggenheim,” ...

Wang Wei on the second Long Museum
In about 2005 the couple started moving on to contemporary Chinese art, acquiring works by, for instance, the then affordable Zhang Xiaogang, Yue Minjun and Zeng Fanzhi. “I first started to think of making a museum in 2003 but it only became possible ...

China reshapes the art map
With their contrasting “inward” and “outward” focuses, these two works hint at the diversity of Chinese contemporary art currently on show at Sydney's White Rabbit Gallery. Judith Neilson opened White Rabbit in 2009 and this is her 10th show. Since ...

China Institute 2nd Annual Orchid Pavilion Salon: Inspired by Dunhuang
... by Dunhuang. China Institute Gallery welcomes the New York community of Chinese art and history lovers to appreciate our current exhibition, Inspired by Dunhuang: Re-creation in Contemporary Chinese Art, and to resume the traditional literati ...

No Country: Contemporary Art For South And Southeast Asia | 4/5
With dissent and contention flaring in the region as well, the newly-opened exhibition No Country: Contemporary Art For South And Southeast Asia might just offer a unique perspective on tensions in regional relations and Asian identities. Part of a ...

Chinese performer suffers for his art
“He Yunchang is an alchemist of pain,” said Judith Neilson, founder of the White Rabbit Gallery in Sydney which specialises in contemporary Chinese art. “He Yunchang evidently believes that pain and extreme discomfort, deliberately planned and ...

Bizarre Chinese artist sports his own rib as a necklace
... river, blood dripping from cuts in his arms made with the blade, in a symbolic mixing of the liquids. “He Yunchang is an alchemist of pain,” said Judith Neilson, founder of the White Rabbit Gallery in Sydney which specialises in contemporary ...

Blood, guts and ribs as Chinese performer suffers for his art
Although contemporary art has flourished in China over recent years, the ruling Communist Party maintains tight controls on freedom of expression and only a minority of artists convey political messages with their work. He has avoided directly ...

Chinese artist sports his own rib as necklace
“He Yunchang is an alchemist of pain,” said Judith Neilson, founder of the White Rabbit Gallery in Sydney which specialises in contemporary Chinese art. Courtesy: Mid-Day. Latest News from Lifestyle News Desk. For Latest News Updates Follow Jagran Post ...

People » Sterling Ruby: Balancing Act
“Sterling has such a drive to produce, and he wound up being very commercially viable, very early on,” says Philip Tinari, director of the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, which will feature Ruby as one of eight artists in “The Los ...

African contemporary artists make their mark
"Chinese collectors have an obsession with buying back antiquities acquired from China and exported in bygone eras at auctions around the world for large sums of money. And the Chinese super-rich tend also to buy contemporary art made in China ...

Blood, guts and ribs as Chinese performer suffers for his art
Although contemporary art has flourished in China over recent years, the ruling Communist Party maintains tight controls on freedom of expression and only a minority of artists convey political messages with their work. He has avoided directly ...

Warhol rocks Asia
"When Warhol was really becoming popular in Japan, consumer culture was just exploding there, like what China is today," said Eric Shiner, director of The Andy Warhol Museum on the North Side. "Warhol really enters into favor at that exact moment in ...

Modern Western art curator Paul Moorhouse tells how he was won over by ...
Modern Western art curator Paul Moorhouse tells how he was won over by ...

Tipping Point @ CFCCA, Manchester, until 16 Mar
Bringing together three artists with ongoing relationships both with the Centre for Contemporary Chinese Art and each other, Tipping Point nudges us to consider the moments at which the slightest touch can alter the course of things. Of the trio, Jamie ...

Galleries Try to Find Their Niche
These included Richard Chang (China), Faruk and Fusun Eczacibasi (Turkey), Peter and Mari Shaw (United States), Tony Salamé (Lebanon), Juan Vergez and Patricia Pearson-Vergez (Argentina) and Anita Zabludowicz (Britain). “For me, this is ... Given that ...

Virtual artist Yi-Chun Lin wins £4000 Aspen Online Art Award
Yi-Chun Li, a student at the London College of Communication, was awarded the Aspen Online Art Award in association with the Contemporary Art Society for his animated stills of the natural world. Inspired by ancient Chinese Shan-shui paintings, his ...

Hype Grows Over Contemporary African Art
"Chinese collectors have an obsession with buying back antiquities acquired from China and exported in bygone eras at auctions around the world for large sums of money. And the Chinese super-rich tend also to buy contemporary art made in China ...

Sotheby's presents Beijing Spring Sale and Selling Exhibition 2014 from May 30 ...
Sotheby's presents Beijing Spring Sale and Selling Exhibition 2014 from May 30 ...



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