Contemporary Chinese Art

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Wu Zhi: Geng Jianyi at the Minsheng Art Museum

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Shanghart Gallery is very happy to announce this first major overview of the work by one of the central figures of contemporary art in China. Active since the mid-80’ies, Geng Jianyi (born 1962) has managed to create emblematic paintings as well as quieter, hermetic works. His radical and ever changing practice has influenced many generations of artist in China, especially in and around Hangzhou and Shanghai…

Liu Wei: Solo Show at Long March Space

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Long March Space is proud to present the solo exhibition of artist Liu Wei, the first solo presentation of the artist at the gallery, September 1 – October 7, 2012. Liu Wei refuses to give this exhibition an explanatory title, insisting there is nothing to be said in words and that nothing can be said. Taking form over the course of one year, the exhibition fills both halls of the Long March Space gallery. The audience is acutely aware that the segmenting and division of the exhibition space presents an inherent issue. However, it is only upon “entering the space” that the problematic visual and physical relationship of the space reveal themselves…

Chen Shaoxiong included in Gwangju Biennale ROUNDTABLE

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Chen Shaoxiong is one of 90 artists invited to participate in the 9th Gwangju Biennale as part of the ROUNDTABLE (September 7 – November 11, 2012). He is part of the Xijing Men (Chen Shaoxiong [China], Gimhongsok [South Korea], and Tsuyoshi Ozawa [Japan]). ROUNDTABLE is best understood as a series of overlapping modalities, rather than a unified polemic. Reflecting the diversity of its six Co-Artistic Directors…

‘Close to the Sea’ and ‘Revival of the Snake’: Yang Fudong at ShanghART and ARTMIA in Beijing

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ShanghART and ARTMIA are pleased to announce an extraordinary double exhibition: Close to the Sea · The Revival of the Snake (May 12 – June 15, 2012). Two major works by Yang Fudong will be shown at ShanghART’s Beijing space and at ARTMIA at the same time. Both works are ambitious 10-screen video installations which required great effort to realize and to install and both works are shown for the first time in China…

‘NEVER FORGET THE IMAGE STRUGGLE!’ at the TOP Contemporary Art Center

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The exhibition Never Forget The Image Struggle! was inspired by the famous sentence: “Never forget class struggle!”. This slogan and its deterrent tone was unforgettable during its time. On view from December 9 to December 25 at the TOP Contemporary Art Center, the exhibition includes the artists: MadeIn Company, Zhang Ding, Zhou Xiaohu, TOF group, Jin Feng, Shi Qing, Zhang Xian+Hipic, Shao Yi, He An, Shi Yong, and Yang Zhenzhong.

“Huge Character 2nd Stage”: Collaboration by Tang Maohong, Zhang Ding and Sun Xun at ShanghART

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ShanghART Beijing opened the second phase of the collaborative project Huge Character on October 30. It is open until November 10, 2011. This project is a two-stage collaboration between artists Tang Maohong, Zhang Ding and Sun Xun. The first stage will directly affect the second stage; the creation process is full of uncertainty. The first […]