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Contemporary Chinese Art News 08/2017



Philippe de Montebello on How the Metropolitan Museum of Art Can Reclaim Its Glory
Led astray by Campbell's headlong embrace of the digital and contemporary art, the Met, de Montebello feels, is in need of a renaissance, and a return to its greatest strength: its collections. De Montebello himself, however, is not afraid to try ...

A Common Soil: Anxieties in Asian Art
The collaborative efforts of the Kadist Foundation, San Francisco/Paris, the Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, Manila (MCAD), and Para Site Hong Kong, alongside curators Cosmin Costinas and Inti Guerrero, have produced an important travelling ...

Hong Kong: The other side
We don't really have museums in Hong Kong, especially contemporary art museums. So, we have a role to play." ... The exhibit mixes Amano's futuristic paintings on aluminium (including works reminiscent of his anime adaptation of Speed Racer) with ...

Contemporary Istanbul Reveals 2017 Gallery List and Program
“Over the past decade, Istanbul's contemporary art scene has grown to become globally recognised, acting as a focal point for the region. ... CI 2017 will be complemented by a program of exhibitions and projects at leading cultural institutions ...

Mossgreen makes push into contemporary art with UK sale
... of Contemporary Art. Kallat's Collidonthus from 2007, resembling a life-size skeletonised car, has a pre-sale estimate of $130,000 to $200,000. Other notable inclusions are China's Zheng Fanzhi whose Sky No 7 is $900,000 to $1.18 million, and Fang ...

Chart Art Fair 2017 at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen
The Chart Art Fair has established itself as the leading Nordic contemporary art fair building on the Nordic tradition of collaboration and presenting the invited galleries in unison within the historic halls of Kunsthal Charlottenborg in Copenhagen ...

Macau for arts lovers – how to pack the most into a 12-hour tour
It is an exceptional exhibition of 100 early and mid-career works by the great Chinese artist, including the painstaking reproductions that he made of the crumbling Buddhist frescoes in Dunhuang (he stayed for long periods in the caves from 1941 to ...

NTU Centre for Contemporary Art Singapore
... and scholars from various disciplines including Hyunjin Kim, curator and writer; Professor Kenneth Dean, Head, Department of Chinese Studies, National University of Singapore; Dr Roger Nelson, Postdoctoral Fellow at Nanyang Technological University ...

Budi Tek awarded French government's highest honour
The Indonesian-Chinese collector Budi Tek is to be awarded France's premier award, the Chevalier de l'Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur (Chevalier of the ...

'Gu Liming: Transformation of Abstraction' at Soka Art Center, Beijing
... and value, and to reconstruct the native modern art language of history, which belongs to the individual, in the place of Western contemporary art discourse and ideology. Gu Li Ming's works are based on the development of modern Chinese culture and ...

'Three Generations of International Abstract Artists' at Parkview Art, Hong Kong
Mao Lizi, renowned Chinese contemporary artists, is a founding member of “The Stars Group” in the late 70's, which significantly influenced and shaped the Chinese contemporary art development. Pierluigi De Lutti, a graduate of the Art Academy) became a ...

What Actually Happens in the Art Market's Informal Economy
This gap would include everything from the “starving artist” liquidation sale to regional art fairs where artists market and sell their own work, to the factories in China that manufacture painted reproductions of Old Master and Impressionist paintings ...

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Indonesian-Chinese collector Budi Tek receives Légion d'Honneur | France's highest decoration, the Légion d'Honneur in the rank of Chevalier, is to be awarded to Indonesian-Chinese art collector Budi Tek, in recognition for his contributions to the ...

Art listings
“In That Case: Havruta in Contemporary Art — Allison Smith and Christina Zetterlund” Through July 3, 2018. “Kutiman: Offgrid .... Yerba Buena Center for the Arts “Harmony Chinese Musical Center (Hang Yuen) Chinese Opera Fundraiser.” 12:30 p.m. Sun., ...

Utah Museum of Fine Arts: Reopen + Reenvision
The South Asian collection has changed rooms, now situated near a dedicated Chinese art gallery. New on-view objects are showcased all throughout the expanded floor space of the permanent exhibitions, alongside ... For Curator of Modern and ...

'Everlasting' at Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing
Every one of these artists establishes a timeline and airspace, drawing viewers into their distinctive systems. Their works are the results of self-discipline. Chen Zihao graduated from Fine Arts School Affiliated to China Central Academy of Fine Arts ...

Asian Artist in Danish Art Fair
... the presence of new collectors attending the fair for the first time from territories including China, Ecuador, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, UK and USA reinforced CHART as the leading contemporary art fair in ...

Abramovic and Ulay reunite at Louisiana Museum
... at the Louisiana Museum of Contemporary art this summer. The artists pioneering performances and nomadic life as a couple ended acrimoniously in 1988 after an epic walk towards each other along the Great Wall of China. At the opening of Abramovic's ...

pompidou to open shanghai outpost inside chipperfield-designed ...
pompidou to open shanghai outpost inside chipperfield-designed ...

The vast Seattle Art Fair — 100 exhibitors! — brings plenty to discover
Klein Sun Gallery, a New York gallery specializing in contemporary Chinese art, highlights several striking artists. Photographer Ji Zhou's “The Map No. 2” constructs a mountainous landscape from road maps. Chow Chun Fai's oils on canvas riff on Hong ...

Who Is Zhao Bandi? a China Party Conversation | the Beijinger
On the opening weekend of “Zhao Bandi: China Party,” French art critic and curator Henry Périer presents an overview of Zhao Bandi's career and his works ...

Who Is Zhao Bandi? a China Party Conversation
“Zhao Bandi: China Party”, running from August 5th to October 22nd at the Ullens Center of Contemporary Art (UCCA), is the artist's first institutional solo show within China. The exhibition attempts to outline nearly three decades of the artist's ...

THE BEST CITIES TO VISIT
The museum of contemporary art, Chinese garden of friendship and Mrs. Macquarie's chair are intriguing sounding places you ought to check out. There are observatories, parks, islands, sea life and historical landmarks all around. You could even pick up ...

Contemporary art boom is 'historic change' in art market
Sotheby's employees carry US artist Jean-Michel Basquiat's painting 'Orange Sports Figure' (1982), during a press preview for Sotheby's 'Impressionist and Modern Art' sale in London on February 1, 2012. — AFP picPARIS, Aug 6 — The art market is ...

Sunday News Roundup: 6 August
From 28 April until 2 May at a still undisclosed location, the contemporary art fair co-founded by Huang Yu said in a press statement: “Southwestern art has a very special and important place in Chinese art history, with a deep influence on the ...

Contemporary art boom is 'historic change' in market | Arts & Ent ...
Contemporary art boom is 'historic change' in market | Arts & Ent ...

'Summer Group Show' at Contemporary By Angela Li, Hong Kong
Liang Manqi graduated from China Acadmey Art (CAA) in 2009 and from Die Universität der Künste Berlin (UdK) in Master of Fine Art in 2012. Lu Zhengyuan received his MFA at the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in Beijing in 2009 and has been ...

US art market overtakes China's as contemporary art boom signals a ...
US art market overtakes China's as contemporary art boom signals a ...

Art Experiences First Period of Stabilized Returns Since 2011
Conversely, the average compound annual return on contemporary art sold in the first half of 2017 accelerated sharply compared to the same period in 2016 from an average of 7.4% to 9.0% (median: from 6.4% to 7.0%). Artists including ... Sotheby's ...

Contemporary art boom is 'historic change' in market
PARIS: The art market is entering a “new era of prosperity,” driven for the first time by rising prices for contemporary art, the world's biggest art market index has declared. The $110.5 million paid for a painting by the New York artist Jean-Michel ...

5 Auction Market Takeaways from the First Half of 2017
Still, the report characterized China's art market as “relatively stable,” noting continued price appreciation for contemporary artists and a decrease in the unsold rate to 54%, down from a dicey 70% rate in the second half of 2016. In Taiwan, the ...

'A Chemical Love Story' at Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing
Tang Contemporary Art was established in 1997 in Bangkok, later establishing galleries in Beijing and most recently Hong Kong. Tang Contemporary Art is fully committed to producing critical projects and exhibitions to promote Contemporary Chinese art ...

Centre Pompidou to open Shanghai outpost in David Chipperfield's West Bund Art Museum
More than 20 exhibitions and events are planned for the gallery's first five years, which will each draw from the Beaubourg gallery's collections while also presenting representative works of Chinese contemporary art. As part of the cultural ...

The Rise and Fall of the Louise Blouin Art Media Empire
... modernize the art magazine business. “When she recently began to take an interest in contemporary art,” explained the Culture Show, “she found the world of art publishing to be a bit of a backwater, ripe for restructuring.” ... (A representative ...

One Perfect Day in Shanghai's Former French Concession
Any exploration is best done while properly shod, and Culture Matters (206 Wulumuqi Zhong Lu; 乌鲁木齐中路206号) stocks local retro sneaker brand Feiyue, favorites of everyone from martial artists to Chinese indie musicians. Then step into Kate Wood ...

David Chipperfield's stately design for the Shanghai Centre - Archinect
Stately, elegant, reflective: these adjectives have largely described the work of British architect David Chipperfield, whose structures tend to invite contemplation ...

MassArt Bakalar & Paine Galleries Announce Fall 2017 Exhibitions
Massachusetts College of Art and Design's (MassArt) Bakalar & Paine Galleries announce its fall 2017 exhibitions: Chinese Dreams and Selections, on view September 25 – December 2, 2017. Both exhibitions are free and open to the public ... MassArt is ...

Contemporary art boom marks a historic change in the art market
Artprice said the buoyant US market led the charge with a turnover of $2.2 billion (S$3 billion), up 28 percent, pushing it narrowly ahead of China where auctions raised $2 billion (S$2.7 billion). But China, which now regularly duels with the US for ...

Santiago mayor thanks China for donating bicycles to police ...
Santiago mayor thanks China for donating bicycles to police ...

Italian curators launch first contemporary art space in Cuba
Fiaschi says he had the idea of installing an art exhibit space in Cuba during a visit in 2014, when he stumbled upon the ruined shell of a 1950s cinema in the old Chinese quarter of Havana. Working with the Cuban authorities, he transformed the space ...

Group exhibition at Red Gate Gallery, Beijing | BLOUIN ARTINFO
The 20 artists work with various medium, reflecting the dynamic and ever-evolving local art scene. The gallery showcases paintings, works-on-paper, graphics, ...

'From Pop Art to New Media' at ShanghART Singapore
The group exhibition by seven artists includes works by Ji Wenyu, Sun Xun, Wang Guangyi, Wei Guangqing, Xue Song, Zhang Ding and Zhang Enli. It focuses on art works ranging from Pop Art to New Media in contemporary art by Chinese artists and all of ...

Need to Get Out of the City? Here Are 5 Art-Themed Day Trips for Summer's Dog Days
Take a trip through Postwar and contemporary art, starting with Robert Rauschenberg's retrospective at MoMA, and ending the day with a sunset stroll through Storm King's idyllic sculpture garden in the Hudson Valley. After enjoying ... Next head south ...

Big names flock to Cuba's first contemporary art space - Daily Sabah
For decades, Cubans have been used to the revolutionary slogan "La lucha continua," or "the struggle goes on." Now the first ever international contemporary art ...

ASIA NOW: Europe's Window into Asian Contemporary Art
“ASIA NOW is the one of the best venues to introduce these new faces of the Korean Contemporary art scene in a specifically Asian art context which allows for the richer understanding of their artworks not only individually but also in their social ...

Contemporary art boom is 'historic change' in art market
THE art market is entering a "new era of prosperity" driven for the first time by rising prices for contemporary art, the world's biggest art market index said Friday. The US$110.5 million (RM474.4 million) paid for a painting by the black New York ...

China Guardian and Sotheby's going head to head in Hong Kong this autumn, as Chinese auction house expands in city
For the first time, China Guardian will hold its local auctions at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, in Wan Chai – the most coveted and hard-to-book auction venue in the city. It will have four times more floor space than its previous ...

QI Wenzhang at Platform China, Beijing | BLOUIN ARTINFO
Platform China Contemporary Art Institute exhibits the solo exhibition by Qi Wenzhang, featuring some of the newest paintings of the artist. His works are defined ...

Zhao Yang, Liu Xiaohui and Sun Xun at ShanghART, Beijing
He graduated from the China Academy of Art in 1995. He currently lives and works in Beijing. Recent exhibition include: China 8, Contemporary Art from China at the Rhine and Ruhr, Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg(2015) and others. LiI Xiaohui (b.1975) ...

Yuz Museum premieres Zhou's innovative artwork
It reflects the artist's true feelings and thoughts on Chinese contemporary art as an insider and observer. As Zhou's only video work, “Will/We Must” was extremely experimental at that time. It dramatically reveals the strange and bizarre phenomenon in ...



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