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When art makes a statement
In fact, there are no less than 40 works currently on display within this historic and iconic space – all part of Found a Mentalism II, an exhibition organised in collaboration with the Ostrale Centre for Contemporary Art in Germany. It was curated by ...

Han Qing's Solo Exhibition “Lost in Sanlitun” at Red Gate Gallery, Beijing
Founded in 1991 by Brian Wallace who first arrived in China in 1984, Red Gate Gallery is the first private contemporary art gallery to be established in China. Over the last 27 years, the gallery has been engaging and promoting Chinese artists by ...

Art Industry News: How the Search for a Fireproof Building Changed New York's Art World Forever + Other Stories
The director of the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas says the British Council pulled its logo from the catalogue because of an essay criticizing China's growing influence in the island. The council gave no explanation for its withdrawal, other than ...

Florence Culture and Art Exchange Centre / penda
Text description provided by the architects. Penda China Office has recently completed the design for the renewal of the 80,000-square-meter Florence Culture and Art Exchange Center in Dalian, China. The former buildings includes a four-floor shopping ...

Peace in Chinese art - Times of Malta
Art as a universal language will take centre stage at a Chinese exhibition for peace, which is headed to Malta as part of an international tour. Some of the ...

Forget Fireworks. Here's What to Do on July 4th When You're So Over America
Not feeling patriotic? You're not alone. It's a tough year to be a proud American. The complete shitshow that is the current political landscape seems to have many citizens on edge this holiday season and not quite as enthusiastic about waving around ...

Sofia exhibition combines art from China, CEEC
A new exhibition titled Similarities and Diversities in Symbiosis - China & CEEC Contemporary Art opened at the China Cultural Center in Sofia, capital of Bulgaria, on Monday, offering a peek into modern art in China and the Central and Eastern ...

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'Michael Jackson: On the Wall' exhibition starts world tour
The major new exhibition, working together with the Estate of Michael Jackson, is the first to explore the influence of Michael Jackson on contemporary art. It opens to the public from June 28 to Oct. 21, 2018, and showcases the works of over 40 ...

Art Industry News: The Louvre Now Offers a Beyoncé and Jay-Z-Themed Tour of the Museum + Other Stories
Inside Helsinki's New Contemporary Art Museum – Amos Rex is due to open on August 30 in the square behind the historical Lasipalatsi, or “glass palace,” in the Finnish capital. The new museum will open with an exhibition named “Untitled,” a ... Chinese ...

Artist Sun Xun: 'I take pride in the fact that no one can catch me'
Sun Xun dazzled a new audience when he won the title of best young artist at the 2010 Chinese Contemporary Art Awards. The catalogue that came with the prize revealed an astonishing quantity of work in different styles and media. Already Sun Xun had ...

Must-See Art Guide: Beijing
... of American-Chinese abstract painter David Diao. Here, he examines his artistic predecessors like Kazimir Malevich and Barnett Newman, unpacking their visual tropes in a series of new, witty paintings. For a great group show, visit N3 Contemporary ...

Happy 200th, San Alejandro
In January 1818, French painter Jean Baptiste Vermay founded the Escuela Gratuita de Dibujo y Pintura (Free School of Drawing and Painting) in Havana. From those modest beginnings, the Academia Nacional de Bellas Artes San Alejandro—widely known ...

Everything You Need To See At Art Night This Weekend
Ahead of the contemporary art festival's return this Saturday, Art Night CEO Ksenia Zemtzova breaks down the must-see works at this year's event - from a giant maze-like sculpture inspired by the Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens to a dancing street procession ...

Art listings
Through Aug. 12. “Ink Worlds: Contemporary Chinese Painting from the Collection of Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang.” Through Sept. 3. “The Dancing ... Don Soker Contemporary Art “Cube, Tube, Oblong, Etc...” Karin Wikström, paintings. Artist talk, 4 p.m ...

2 Street Art Exhibitions Want To Paint Chinatown Red — With Spray-Paint
McTaggart, who co-curated the "Don't Believe The Hype" show, sees Fujita as a bridge between her smaller show at the Chinese American Museum and the larger "Beyond The Streets" exhibition — housed in a 40,000-square-foot warehouse space. She describes ...

How artist Sun Xun prepared for his residency at the MCA Sydney
His first Australian solo exhibition, which opens at Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art on July 9, features two of his best known works: Maniac Universe, a 40-metre-long painting on handmade mulberry bark paper, and Who First Saw the Stars? which ...

COOL COURSE ALERT: Visual Culture and Social Art Practice: Collaborations and Community Interactions
Who is art for? What does it represent, and why? The cross-disciplinary NYU Shanghai course “Visual Culture and Social Art Practice: Collaborations and Community Interactions” addresses these questions and more through socially-based art projects that ...

COOL COURSE ALERT: Visual Culture and Social Art Practice: Collaborations and Community Interactions
Who is art for? What does it represent, and why? The cross-disciplinary NYU Shanghai course “Visual Culture and Social Art Practice: Collaborations and Community Interactions” addresses these questions and more through socially-based art projects that ...

FRONT Cleveland averts cancellation of Asian Dope Boys premiere; Chinese artist obtains visa
FRONT, opening July 14 and running through September 30, is a coordinated exhibition of global contemporary art at more than two dozen museums, institutions and public spaces in Cleveland, Akron and Oberlin. It's the biggest exhibition on new art in ...

The Swiss Art Collector Who Helped Expose Chinese Contemporary Art to the World
Moving into the 21st century, Chinese art reached international attention in no small part to Sigg's efforts. He created the Chinese Contemporary Art Award (CCAA), an award that functioned to get artists noticed by important Western curators and ...

Reclaimed art steals the spotlight at Loyola University Museum of Art's summer exhibitions
Contemporary art is increasingly defined by what is intrinsically “new,” yet, often, artists look to the past — found objects, childhood memories — to light a creative spark. The artists behind Loyola University Museum of Art's three new summer ...

Chinese artists hold exhibition in Malta
Opening the event, Chinese Ambassador to Malta Jiang Jiang hailed the exhibition as a great opportunity for the people of Malta to get to know Chinese contemporary art and to celebrate art together with China. "It is a unique way to send the message ...

China's Chengdu: It's a lot like Austin
Ornate, this space holds a library of rare books on one side and a contemporary art gallery on the other. Amid the mist, this entrance has the allure of an otherworldly portal. Through it, the hotel's sleek interiors await, a reminder of Chengdu and ...

He's 93 and unstoppable! Meet artist Li Chi Mao
The renowned artist and leading educator in the Chinese-speaking art world has produced an extensive oeuvre of paintings featuring his keen brushstrokes that come naturally to a culture which thinks highly of calligraphy; and he uses the same means ...

Celebrating a nomadic culture
A film director uses a unique way to keep up the traditions of the ethnic Mongolian way of life. June is a special month for Chinese film director Uragshaa (Wuershan) because he celebrates four birthdays, for his father, his two sons and himself. So ...

Elias Crespin and Zhao Zhao at HdM Gallery, London
Founded in Beijing by Hadrien de Montferrand in 2009, HdM Gallery is a contemporary and modern art gallery with a special focus on Chinese contemporary art. Since its inception, the gallery has hosted solo shows of established Chinese artists including ...

Art Night 2018 — rich pickings for nocturnal culture vultures ...
Art Night 2018 — rich pickings for nocturnal culture vultures ...

Busan in South Korea tops Lonely Planet Best in Asia 2018 list; Sichuan, Ho Chi Minh City, Chiang Mai also in top 10
Two years ago a new bullet train linking Tokyo and Hakodate helped Hokkaido, Japan top the list, while Gansu in China was crowned in 2017 thanks in part to the upgrading of the Mogao Grottoes Buddhist art site. Hong Kong has appeared once on the list ...

A celebration of peace through art - Times of Malta
The Art & Peace: Exhibition of Contemporary Chinese Works of Art is designed to praise peace, pursue harmony and express the desire for a better life through ...

New Art Fair, Felix LA, to Coincide with Frieze Los Angeles in 2019
In addition to the ten-year-old Art Los Angeles Contemporary and the newly announced Frieze Los Angeles (a branch of the fair from London and New York), there will be another contemporary art fair on the calendar: the homegrown Felix LA. Set for ...

Chinese artists create stunning exhibits across Liverpool's waterfront
All the work has been curated by Jiang Jiehong – one of the leading figures in the UK for Contemporary Chinese Art. Jiang said: “This feels like a really personal exhibition. I first left my hometown of Shanghai for Britain 20 years ago and his had ...

Ethiopian Enterprise: Artists Build a Future in Addis Ababa and Beyond
A new incarnation of what had previously been known as the Zoma Contemporary Art Center, the Zoma Museum, opening in June, is the creation of curator and cultural anthropologist Meskerem Assegued and artist Elias Sime, who have been working on it in ...

Shanghai artists take over Liverpool waterfront
All the work has been curated by Jiang Jiehong – one of the leading figures in the UK for Contemporary Chinese Art and is Birmingham City University's Research Professor and Director of the Centre for Chinese Visual Arts. He is also Lead Curator of the ...

Warhol Foundation Awards $3.6 M. in Grants for Programs and Exhibitions
The biannual grants fund exhibitions, publications, and visual arts programming for contemporary art that is experimental and often unrecognized. Many of this year's recipients have focused on artistic engagement with political and social issues. Seven ...

Shanghai artists to present stunning exhibition in Liverpool's World Heritage waterfront
All the work has been curated by Jiang Jiehong - one of the leading figures in Britain for Contemporary Chinese Art and is Birmingham City University's research professor and director of the Center for Chinese Visual Arts. Jiang said: "This feels like ...

Art Industry News: Real Estate Developers Are Sick of Paying for Your Public Art + Other Stories
Liu Xia Released From China – The widow of Nobel laureate and Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo has been released from eight years of de facto house arrest in Beijing and has arrived in Berlin. The painter, photographer, and poet, who was detained without ...

A New Type of Museum for an Age of Migration
It packs a single gallery with objects valuable and dirt-cheap, unique and mass-produced, as well as contemporary art by figures both familiar and unknown. To make sense of it, you not only have to look closely (there are almost no texts to help figure ...

Cleveland is front of mind in the contemporary art world
Both The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times weigh in with commendably detailed looks at the upcoming FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art, though in both cases — particularly with The Journal's story — you'll need to ...

At 98, Singapore's oldest living artist continues to be obsessed with art
After decades of creating some of the most familiar and iconic Chinese ink paintings of the Singapore River and Chinatown (and breaking auction records and snagging a Cultural Medallion award along the way), we half-expected to find Mr Lim just ...

Chipmaker Broadcom inks US$19 billion deal to buy CA
Broadcom Inc has announced a $18.9 billion deal to buy U.S. business software company CA Inc, venturing far beyond its realm of semiconductors and testing investors' confidence in its chief executive Hock Tan's deal-making credentials. The CA deal ...

Artists on Film by Lana Jokel
Lana Jokel's many documentaries on modern and contemporary art and artists include films about Larry Rivers, Claes Oldenburg, Howard Kanovitz, and Elizabeth Strong-Cuevas, as well as two studies of Chinese contemporary art. “The Way It Goes,” a film ...

Art listings
Through Aug. 12. “Ink Worlds: Contemporary Chinese Painting from the Collection of Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang.” Through Sept. 3. “The Dancing ... Marin Museum of Contemporary Art “Make Your Mark.” Group exhibition. Through July 29. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. ...

Doc Talk: A sad clown and a happy collector
When Robin Williams took his own life, in 2014, at 63 fans were shocked that someone who spread so much joy and laughter could be driven to such despair. Others wondered if this confirmed the belief that the need to make people laugh was a sign of a ...

TASTE OF OZASIA 2018 Lineup Announced Today!
For theatre lovers, the legendary Chinese playwright and director Stan Lai's beloved modern classic Secret Love in Peach Blossom Land comes to Australian shores for the first time, with performances at Dunstan Playhouse from Friday 9 November to Sunday ...

Auction Preview: July Art Auction at Novartia, Alicante, July 15
"Big Bang Pearl", 2009 - Josep Puigmarti Work of the exhibition at the China Millennium Monument Contemporary Art Museum in Beijin"g (Beijing), China. Inauguration: Wednesday May 8, 2013. Support: fabric. Series: Big Bang Pearls Mixed technique on ...

Screaming Heads and Still Lifes: The Late-Career Art of Carlos Alfonzo
Carlos Alfonzo: Painting is the latest exhibition devoted to this Cuban-born artist, currently on view at Fredric Snitzer Gallery in Miami. Painting traces the final years of Alfonzo's life and art, in which his dialogue with death becomes the central ...

The MCA has unveiled Sun Xun's 40-metre painting
When the Museum of Contemporary Art's big Pipilotti Rist exhibition wrapped up earlier this year, we were left craving a bold splash of colour, captivating video work and room-filling artworks. That yearning has been met with the MCA's new exhibition ...

Ai Weiwei on art, activism and visiting Anderson Ranch
When his passport was returned after years of arrests, detentions, harassment and surveillance in China, the first places Ai Weiwei went were at the chaotic crossroads of the global refugee crisis. The artist and activist has spent the last several ...

Art auctioneer widens sources
Headquartered in Tokyo, the company only operates businesses in Japan and Hong Kong and concentrates on Chinese and Japanese art markets, mainly serving artists, masters, merchants, collectors, art galleries, and museums. It has two business segments ...



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