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Art In London: September 2014
18 September: Ming: 50 Years That Changed China at the British Museum — Discover the golden age in China's history. On display, unique and spectacular objects from that time, most of them have never been on show .... 10 September: Tribal Art London ...

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Elizabeth Ann Macgregor of Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art has entree with the Abbott government — she recently accompanied the Prime Minster on a trade delegation to China — but has ruled herself out. Her passion is for contemporary art, not for ...

Ross Capili and Pinggot Zulueta at Galerie Francesca
MANILA, Philippines - Ross Capili and Pinggot Zulueta translate the process of photography into abstracted forms that reveals both intellectual depth and technical talent in “2 View,” which opens today, 6 p.m. at Galerie Francesca, fourth floor, SM ...

Review: Tong King-sum
Tong studied art subjects at the Chinese University's extramural department. These self-improvement, recreational art courses were some of the few available in the 1960s. It was here that artist Cheung Yee first taught him, and later took Tong under ...

Malthouse Theatre's 2015 of indie all-stars
That area is shared with Chunky Move's studios and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art. The season opens with the outdoor Blak Cabaret ... Do You Speak Chinese? (March 18-21) choreographed and performed by Victoria Chiu in collaboration with ...

Cavalier and Clay
“The overlap between collectors of contemporary art and those of contemporary design has vastly increased in the past 10 years.” A Coca-Cola vase by the Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei features the soda company's logo painted onto a pot from the ...

Your Uncertain Archive by Olafur Eliasson
“At the beginning of the year I travelled though China quite a bit and I met so many artists who were very familiar with my works and they all knew it from the internet," he says. "I'm teaching at the university at Addis Ababa in Ethiopia in the arts ...

Canada: Biennale to transform Vancouver into an outdoor art gallery
The city is ramping up for its third International Sculpture Biennale, transforming itself into an open-air contemporary art museum for the next two years. Art biennales -- meaning “lasting two years” -- are held around the world, the best known being ...

Arts Watch: What To Do in September
6 – Mid-Autumn Moon Family Festival at the Museum of Chinese in America: Join MOCA for a fun-filled afternoon of activities, including drop-in arts and crafts, calligraphy, lantern-making, storytelling, a scavenger hunt and a special mooncake tasting ...

Fall Arts Preview - Richmond's arts scene helps put the city on the map
The exhibition is part of a cultural exchange between the VMFA and the Palace Museum in Beijing and marks the first time the VMFA has worked with China to exhibit Chinese art. Beyond new and ongoing exhibitions at the VMFA, museum director Alex Nyerges ...

Meet the New Rich…in Myanmar
Contemporary art work featuring children with Burmese mythical dragons lines one wall, while a Who's Who of Myanmar society—everyone from former political prisoners to ambassadors—sip champagne with a host of young, wealthy, globetrotting compatriots ...

Art in the Lofoten Islands, Norway
On view on the second floor of Galleri 2, is the exhibition The Sound of Art (Lyden Av Kunst), which was previously at the National Museum of Contemporary Art, in Oslo. The Sound ... seems bound for the international limelight, and its current ...

September's First Friday in KC includes a tribute to Byron Cohen
“Hung Liu: Tilling the Soil 1993-2014,” opening at Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, will be presented in conjunction with the Byron Cohen Gallery (now run by daughter Toma) and is timed to coincide with the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art's career ...

Fairmont Beijing Introduces Eco-friendly Partnership with BMW's New
BEIJING, Sept. 4, 2014 - Fairmont Beijing is partnering with BMW in a showcase of the luxury carmaker's new electric, environment-friendly i Series. Guests booking airport transfers and the Fairmont Beijing's 'Passion Package' are being transported ...

Galleries & Museums:
Allyn Gallup Contemporary Art Gallery: 1288 N. Palm Ave. "Drawn From Nature," featuring .... "Seeing the Unseen," a contemporary photography and video art exhibit by eight renowned Chinese artists, on display through Feb. 28. The Howard Bros. Circus ...

Blow show heralds winds of change
Blow, who has exhibited at Gomboc Gallery and Stafford Studios among other local galleries, says the gallery- cafe concept could help introduce new clients to contemporary art in comfortable surroundings. "It seems that the days of galleries in Perth ...

2014 China Art Industry Expo to be held in Songzhuang, Tongzhou at end of ...
2014 China Art Industry Expo to be held in Songzhuang, Tongzhou at end of ...

2014 China Art Industry Expo to be held in Songzhuang, Tongzhou at end of ...
2014 China Art Industry Expo to be held in Songzhuang, Tongzhou at end of ...

UMass Fine Arts Center in Amherst unveils 2014-2015 lineup - The Republican
She noted performers from such places as India (Zakir Hussain, Ragamala Dance with Rudresh Mahanthappa,) Africa (Angelique Kidjo), Taiwan (Sheng Dong), Brazil (Grupo Corpo), China (The National Acrobats of the People's Republic of China), Puerto Rico ...

Fairmont Beijing Introduces Eco-friendly Partnership with BMW
Fairmont Beijing is partnering with BMW in a showcase of the luxury carmaker's new electric, environment-friendly i Series. Guests booking airport transfers and the Fairmont Beijing's 'Passion Package' are being transported around the city for the next ...

Museum & Gallery Listings for Sept. 5-11
They represent a marvelous variety of styles and influences, including Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts, classic Chinese traditions, and European folk art. What they share is a love for processes and materials and a candid way with the human touch ...

The Aga Kahn's New Islamic Treasure Trove
His peers could rattle off the names of a few European Old Masters and pinpoint ancient styles from China—but none of them recognized a single artist from the Muslim world, he said. "The inspiration for art isn't all that different, ... The top floor ...

Can Australian Melissa Chiu rebuild the Smithsonian Institution's Hirshhorn ...
Can Australian Melissa Chiu rebuild the Smithsonian Institution's Hirshhorn ...

Recharge Wrap-up: E15 could help smog woes, MPG average at all-time high
A new study shows that using an E15 blend instead of regular gasoline would reduce smog in Chicago. Increasing the availability of the 15-percent ethanol blend could help reduce carcinogenic air pollution and improve air quality, particularly on the ...

Chinese ink exhibition at İstanbul's Tophane-i Amire
Ma Shulin, the deputy director of NAMOC, said art should keep up with the times and the artists of the show express the new century and its vision through the language of contemporary art. Tophane-i Amire also hosted the exhibition “The Colors of ...

Chinese ink exhibition at İstanbul's Tophane-i Amire
Ma Shulin, the deputy director of NAMOC, said art should keep up with the times and the artists of the show express the new century and its vision through the language of contemporary art. Tophane-i Amire also hosted the exhibition “The Colors of ...

China Guardian has Europe in its sights
It specialises in Chinese antiques and art and, unlike market leader Poly, is less focused on contemporary Chinese art. Guardian already has a presence in Hong Kong, Japan and North America but, says De Montferrand, none so far in Europe. He is ...

"Gma" (detail) by Steven and William Ladd, at Belger Crane Yard Gallery
The late Byron Cohen championed Hung Liu's work over the years, and now Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art (2004 Baltimore) pays homage to both by showing paintings from Liu's personal collection in partnership with the now online-only Byron C. Cohen ...

USC makes an artistic move into the Pacific Asia Museum: Larry Wilson
This museum in the late '80s with 'Beyond the Open Door: Contemporary Paintings from the People's Republic' and 'I Don't Want to Play Cards with Cezanne' in '91 held the first exhibits of contemporary Chinese art in America. Now, every museum is trying ...

September 2014 issue of ArtReview and the autumn & winter issue of ArtReview ...
September 2014 issue of ArtReview and the autumn & winter issue of ArtReview ...

Contemporary Chinese art at Sotheby's Hong Kong's next sales
The Ullens couple has assembled one of the most highly prized collections of contemporary Chinese art in history. Having long collaborated with the Baron and Baroness, Sotheby's said in a press statement that it is an “honor to offer these works of ...

Weekend: Places to go and things to do
SICHUAN OPERA FROM CHINA: Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m., Sette La Verghetta Center for the Performing Arts, Marywood University. UMPHREY'S MCGEE: Oct. 30, 7:30 p.m., F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, Wilkes-Barre, $29.50. Visit www.kirbycenter.org ...

Fall Arts Preview: Art Critic's Picks
WILFREDO LAM: IMAGINING NEW WORLDS Wilfredo Lam was born in Cuba to parents of Chinese and African-Spanish descent. He became a prominent modern artist, whose work reflected various ... WHAT NERVE! ALTERNATIVE FIGURES IN AMERICAN ART, 1960 TO THE ...

Fall Arts Preview: Critics' picks
Wilfredo Lam was born in Cuba to parents of Chinese and African-Spanish descent. He became a ..... A show that presents an alternative history of contemporary art by focusing on a series of artists associated with several influential groups in ...

USC makes an artistic move into the Pacific Asia Museum: Larry Wilson
This museum in the late '80s with 'Beyond the Open Door: Contemporary Paintings from the People's Republic' and 'I Don't Want to Play Cards with Cezanne' in '91 held the first exhibits of contemporary Chinese art in America. Now, every museum is trying ...

Art, design and architecture: what to see in autumn 2014
The Ming dynasty came to power in China after an age of terror. The Mongol invasions had ... As much a survey of his troubled and controversial career, this first exhibition of contemporary art at Blenheim is a startling collision of cultures. Who ...

Who Are the Top 30 Chinese Artists at Auction?
Chinese modern and contemporary art still represents just a fraction of the massive $8.5 billion* global market for Chinese art and antiques. Nonetheless, it is a fast-growing and fast-paced sector, particularly at auction, where prices tend to ...

China Guardian Auctions Heads to Europe
However, with his Beijing gallery, he has focused mainly on Chinese contemporary art. Thus the move is slightly curious, given that China Guardian has consistently downplayed its presence in the contemporary art sector in comparison to China's leading ...

The Fondation Cartier In Paris Celebrates 30 Years Of Contemporary Art
Its international outlook means that it has welcomed work from Japan, Brazil, China and Africa and organized tours of its exhibitions to Tokyo, Buenos Aires, Copenhagen and Rio de Janeiro, having formed privileged relationships with the world's most ...

Michelin's 2015 Drop Dates; MCA Chicago's Bowie Menu
CHICAGO— To celebrate its upcoming David Bowie exhibition, the cafe at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is offering a Bowie-themed menu three days a week at its Puck's Cafe. Guests can expect dishes like the "Ziggy Stardust Schmaltz ...

Australian artists drawn by Chinese artistic orbital pull
Only last month, Broached Retreat, the first design show to be commissioned for exhibition at the prestigious Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing, and curated by Australian-based design studio Broached Commissions, Broached Retreat ...

The Aga Khan Museum: An oasis on the outskirts of Toronto
So instead, a new tactic: the museum will go community by community, starting with Pakistani contemporary art, heading into China then Mughal India then Iran, among others, cycling through these places and cultures every three or four months so that ...

Gwangju Biennale: an aggressive exhibition that electrifies South Korea
This 10th edition of the Gwangju Biennale, Asia's most important contemporary art exhibition, has been organised by Jessica Morgan, an incisive and globally minded curator at Tate Modern in London. The show, and even the city that hosts it, may still ...

At the Vancouver Biennale, art you can't avoid
This makes them a perfect fit for the Vancouver Biennale, conceived to give contemporary art a wider audience, sometimes by placing it on popular walkways, where it literally cannot be avoided. Try, for example, to get your kids off the giant ...

Art fairs multiply across Greater China
The fair director is the Shanghai artist Zhou Tiehai, who was the founding director of the Minsheng Art Museum and the BolognaFiere SH Contemporary Art Fair. Arthur Solway, the director of James Cohan gallery in Shanghai, says: “Nobody knows which [of ...

Hillstrom Museum Opens Season with Pull Left–Not Always Right
Recent important initiatives in Chinese contemporary art include major exhibitions at Western museums such as the Musée d'Art Moderne in Paris and the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, both held late 2013 to early 2014, and a new program for ...

Chinese art in a click at online institute
The six Chinese institutions joining Google include Sanxindui Museum in Shanxi, Art Museum of China Academy of Art, Today Art Museum, the archival Chinese Modern Contemporary Art Document, Pokfulam Village Cultural Landscape Conservation Group ...

Montgomery County community events, Sept. 11-18, 2014
“Contemporary Chinese Painting, Jewelry, Photography,” an exhibit of Chinese painting and watercolor by the Chinese Culture Foundation of America, jewelry by Arts Entwine and photography by Ann Von Lossberg. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 1:30-5:30 ...

Google gives a gander at Chinese art
The six Chinese institutions joining Google are the Sanxindui Museum in Shanxi, the Art Museum of China Academy of Art, the Today Art Museum, the archival Chinese Modern Contemporary Art Document, the Pokfulam Village Cultural Landscape ...

Students celebrate Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
Zhang said this year Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum manager of education Leyna Lightman reached out to her to learn more about the Chinese culture in preparation for a Chinese contemporary art exhibition opening soon. “So in getting ready for this, ...



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