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Can contemporary art help mend the relationship between China and Africa?
Africa is being picked over again, but this time it isn't for diamonds, gold or ivory. International art collectors have turned their attention to the continent and found a sophisticated market brimming with talent, finally putting an end to the idea ...

Belgian founder of Beijing's leading private art museum seeks new owner
The Belgian collector Guy Ullens yesterday announced plans to sell his Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art (UCCA) in Beijing “to a new benefactor and owner”. Ullens also plans to sell the remainder of his collection of Chinese contemporary art, which is ...

Art Movements
... Astoria into apartments. The Chinese company purchased the art deco hotel for $1.95 billion last year. ... Guy Ullens, the founder of the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing, is looking for a new benefactor and owner to develop the ...

Tune in, turn on, and vice versa: Currents 2016
But that stopped in 2010, when the growing festival moved into El Museo because it required more room than it had in smaller venues like Zane Bennett Contemporary Art and Salon Mar Graff. Now Amster and Ragano are focused on .... I was reminded of Zhou ...

Top Chinese art collector to hand over museum, sell works
His father and uncle were both diplomats at Belgium's embassy in the country, and he is a friend of dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. His non-profit Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), a mainstay of Beijing's trendy 798 art district, exhibits ...

The Art Market: now what?
To a backdrop of a declining exchange rate for the pound and Britain losing its AAA rating status, on Monday Phillips turned in a modest total of £9.8m hammer (£11.9m with fees) for 20th-century and contemporary art, under the low presale estimate of ...

Ronald Perelman Gifts $75 Million for Performing Arts Center at World Trade Center Site
Each year the UCCA hosts around fifteen exhibitions and offers a wide range of programming that focuses on recent developments and historical movements in Chinese contemporary art. Guy Ullens, whose father was a diplomat in China, was involved in ...

Master delves into China's artistic roots
WHILE many of his peers have either passed away or retired, celebrated master Meng Changming is still an active figure in China's contemporary art world. Born in Suzhou in 1964, Meng emerged as an important artist in the 1980s as a member of the 85 ...

'Spring Awakening' for local audience
It will star young Chinese musical talents while preserving the poetic essence of the original production. Set in late 19th-century Germany, “Spring Awakening” tells the story of teenagers discovering the inner and outer tumult of teenage sexuality ...

An Artist Fought a World Champion Kickboxer. Here's What Happened:
A red foam training mat spans the main floor space of the Migros Museum of Contemporary Art in Zurich, the inviting ground floor gallery of the Löwenbräukunst, one of the European contemporary art biennial Manifesta's two primary exhibition halls ...

Suzhou Documents Histories of a Global Hub
The summer of 2016 will see the inauguration of Suzhou Documents, a large-scale exhibition of contemporary art to be held at several venues within the city of Suzhou, and centred at the Suzhou Art Museum. Jointly curated by Zhang Qing (Founding ...

Cindy Sherman retrospective: artist confronts Hollywood clichés
Broad designed Los Angeles' newest contemporary art museum to house his vast art holdings, including the world's largest collection of Sherman pieces. “Cindy has held for a long time a very special place in our collection,” says the wealthy businessman ...

A self-guided tour of Qatar's historical places, art scenes
Some of the other recommendations include visiting the Museum of Islamic Art, and also the QM Gallery Al Riwaq, where you can catch the spectacular 'What About the Art? Contemporary Art from China' exhibition, featuring the works of 15 Chinese artists, ...

Art review: Maine becoming a hotbed of outdoor sculpture
Jonathan Borofsky's “Digital Man,” unveiled last week at the new Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland, comprises three stacked layers of brightly powdercoated 8-foot steel figures, 12 in all, that reach 24 feet into the air. While the Hoffman ...

Top Chinese art collector to hand over museum, sell works
His father and uncle were both diplomats at Belgium's embassy in the country, and he is a friend of dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei. His non-profit Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), a mainstay of Beijing's trendy 798 art district, exhibits ...

A seaport bustles again
Directly on the harbour on Pier 4, known to longtime Bostonians as the former home of Anthony's restaurant, a local landmark, Tishman Speyer is teaming with two Chinese insurance giants to build a 13-storey office tower and a nine-story condominium ...

Top 10 Exhibitions in Asia in July 2016
The inaugural exhibition of the newly opened MAIIAM Contemporary Art Museum in Chiang Mai bodes well for the underappreciated art scene in northern Thailand, where Weerasethakul is based. Curated by Gridthiya ... Borrowing liberally from anachronistic ...

In numbers: London's Contemporary art sales
The Contemporary art sales in London last week saw a reduced supply of major works affect the overall totals which came in at their lowest levels since 2013. However, the material on offer generally met with decent demand and fears of a Brexit meltdown ...

A Book for Art Dealers Also Has Advice for Artists
However, the skills in this realm that artists need to learn are similar, and sometimes identical, to those of art dealers and gallery owners, which makes Edward Winkleman's recent gallery-oriented Selling Contemporary Art: How to Navigate the Evolving ...

Mami Kataoka Named Artistic Director of 21st Sydney Biennale
“I am especially interested in the role that the biennale has played in bringing international contemporary art, artists and art curators to Australia for more than forty years,” Kataoka said. “I am thrilled to work together with great artists from ...

'It's an important moment': Sydney Biennale's first Asian curator on the role of Asian art in Australia
On Tuesday it was announced that Mami Kataoka – chief curator at Tokyo's Mori Art Museum (MAM) and a key player in raising the profile of Asian contemporary art abroad – has been appointed as artistic director of the 21st Biennale of Sydney in 2018 ...

Beijing's Ullens Center looking for new owner
In the past nine years, the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art has evolved into a landmark venue in Beijing's 798 art district. It has staged many high-profile exhibitions and shown works of major Chinese and Western artists, including Xu Zhen, William ...

Who's Afraid Of The Noise Of Art?
Back in September 2013, in our conversation "The Cantillon Effects," we described increasing asset prices (asset bubbles) coinciding with an increasing "exogenous" (central bank) money supply. We pointed out a very interesting study by Cameron Weber, ...

Art Sales: no Brexit blues for the art world
The international contemporary art market, which has been contracting at auction this year, continued to do so last week, but at the same time gained strength from the way in which it swept aside the Brexit blues that engulfed world. London's ...

2015-16 Best Year in British Museum's History, Louvre Abu Dhabi to Host Culture vs. Terrorism Conference, and More
Ullens will also be selling his private collection of major contemporary Chinese art. [TAN]. —Iranian film-maker Abbas Kiarostami, winner of the Palme d'Or at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival, has died at age 76. [AFP]. —Parts of Christo's "Floating ...

Orange County Museum of Art's expansion, on hold for 8 years, may finally be picking up steam
Wells said the county museum isn't trying to be as big as other regional museums, like the Getty Center or the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. The Orange County museum's current iteration, in a 38,000-square-foot ... Rim and art related to ...

New Museum and K11 Art Foundation Collaborate to Start New Residency for Emerging Chinese Artists
The New Museum and the K11 Art Foundation—a nonprofit that supports young Chinese artists, founded by businessman and art collector Adrian Chen—have announced today that they are collaborating on a new residency program for emerging Chinese artists ...

5 Exhibits to See at The Museum of Fine Arts This Summer
Artist Yayoi Kusama's contemporary art environments transport museum-goers to an entirely different world. The first room, Love is Calling, is filled with neon, tentacle-like installations that reach out in every ... Take a journey through the cultures ...

Creative design exhibition showcases Chinese way of "beauty of life" in New Zealand
It will showcase contemporary Chinese art designing, as well as to bring Chinese creative products into the international scene and be appreciated worldwide. The Chinese Ambassador to New Zealand Wang Lutong said that all the products in the exhibition ...

Shandong Farmer Discovers Ability to Paint Like RMB 5 Million Artist, Soon to Exhibit in 798 Art District
Zhou is one of the most renowned artists in China, having earned a lot of respect as well as money during his forty year painting career. His works rank among the most expensive in China's contemporary art scene, with one of his peach blossom paintings ...

Step Inside a São Paulo Home Designed by Sig Bergamin
At Fazenda Guariroba, a Brazilian farm, decorator Sig Bergamin lined the living area with Chinese Export porcelain. The bold fabric mix includes a Ralph Lauren Home check and a GP & J Baker chinoiserie print; a flower-splashed Arraiolos carpet tops the ...

Lagos_Live: a celebration of contemporary art
The Goethe-Institut in Nigeria recently organised the Lagos_Live Festival to celebrate contemporary art in a series of performances and exhibitions, Paul Ade-Adeleye writes. Society evolves, faster and more dynamic, with each passing day. The present ...

Reimagining the museum
Again, some clever creative thinking is applied: for the second major show at the Whitworth after the reopening, for example, a group exhibition of contemporary Chinese art was shown, and launched to coincide with the direct flight routes opening up to ...

A Beautiful Disorder, Cass Sculpture Foundation, West Sussex, UK — review
The development of contemporary art in mainland China can be distinguished from that of the west through what the University of Chicago art historian Wu Hung has called a “pattern of rupture”. He suggests that Chinese history has been subject to a ...

Busting Up the Binaries
It comes out in London, it comes out in Korea, it comes out in China. I looked at this list of things that hadn't been ... One of the deep pleasures for those not up on contemporary art is the sheer range to be discovered. Hickey's love of the art ...

Asia's 2016 Heroes Of Philanthropy
Hengxing Gold Holding. Known as the most generous resident of his southern China hometown, Xiamen, he gave away roughly $5 million last year, partly to help lonely seniors in China and to fund education efforts. HONG KONG. Lui Che Woo 86. Founder, K ...

Liverpool Biennial 2016 to take spectators on a journey through time and space
The UK's largest international contemporary art festival, taking place from July 9 through October 16, will explore the past, present and future of Liverpool through six separate "episodes": Children's Episode, Ancient Greece, Chinatown, Flashback ...

Margot Robbie's Vanity Fair profile: An American in Australia reacts
I've been blown away by the contemporary Chinese art I've seen at White Rabbit Gallery in Sydney's Chippendale, had some of the best scallops I've ever tasted (with an incredible view to match) at Bennelong inside the Opera House and continuously feel ...

African Art: Easy Pickings For Chinese Collectors?
“Secondly, the Chinese contemporary art market is slowing and local art lovers need to find a new region to focus on. Thirdly, China has been in Africa for some 20 years, searching, dominating, digging it up. People want art they have some kind of ...

Rondinone's I Feel, You Feel, We Feel…
Though he began amassing blue-chip contemporary art only three years ago, the Montreal-based mogul has just unveiled a public sculpture park on the grounds of his Ibiza home, a year after opening two contemporary exhibition spaces near the center of ...

University of Suffolk and British artists forging links with China
These prestigious artists' works reflect decades of transition from traditional art to the current and dynamic presentation of what contemporary art is occurring in China today, explained Robert. As a counter point to the work of the Chinese artists ...

V&A named as Art Fund Museum of the Year
The magazine, named after Zhukova's Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow, is just the latest title to be acquired by the youth orientated brand, which also owns Vice magazine and its various online subsidiaries and i-D. Zhukova will continue ...

Laumeier Sculpture Park kicks off 40th anniversary year with a cement mixer sculpture
The large-scale (it's made from a cement-truck mixer) artwork was donated to the park's permanent collection by da Cunha and New York's CRG Gallery, after it was exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. It's now on view in Laumeier's ...

FACT CHECK: Clinton's Speech On Trump And Atlantic City, Annotated
Trump Lamps are made in China, not Altoona, Pa. If he wants to ... Los Angeles's top cult chef has been pushing the boundaries of taste at the Museum of Contemporary Art with an art installation that combines dining, sculpture and taxidermy. It's also ...

Nothing generic about it
Jacques Herzog might be half of the architectural duo that has just completed the dazzling extension of Tate Modern — and any number of major art museums around the world, from the De Young in San Francisco to the near-perfect Goetz Collection in ...

Last week of 'What About the Art? Contemporary Art from China'
So, as the title of the exhibition reveals, it's contemporary art from China, it's not contemporary Chinese art. So here is the subtle difference: It's not about China, it's about art.” Since the focus is on art and what ticks these artists' creative ...

Artist Michael Simpson Wins The Prestigious 25000 John Moores Painting Prize
The John Moores Painting Prize exhibition will also showcase the five prizewinning works from the John Moores Painting Prize China 2016. Now in its fourth year, the prize aims to promote talent and bring greater global recognition to Chinese ...

July 2016 Archives
... to facilitate communication between the book arts community and the larger spheres of contemporary art and literature through exhibitions, classes, public programming, literary presentations, opportunities for artists and writers, publications, and ...

First International Street Art Exhibition in China
Street art as a form is still relatively new, yet it has become a vital component of contemporary art. Born from graffiti in the 1970s as a counterculture movement, street art also stems from Pop art giant Andy Warhol. Contemporary street artists ...

Chinese Artists Create “Beautiful Disorder” at Cass Sculpture Foundation
Claire Shea: We began discussing the possibility of an exhibition of Chinese contemporary art in 2012 when we were thinking about expanding our program to become international. Our founders, Wilfred & Jeannette, had travelled to China many times in the ...



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