Yang Fudong

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Francis Alÿs and Yang Fudong invited to participate in the Sharjah Biennial 11

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Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) has announced a new selection of artists invited to participate in Sharjah Biennial 11 including Francis Alÿs, Tiffany Chung, Runa Islam, Lucia Koch, Nasir Nasrallah, Ernesto Neto, Otobong Nkanga, Gabriel Orozco, and Ayman Ramadan. Sharjah Biennial 11 will take place March 13 through May 13, 2013. In June, Sharjah Art Foundation announced five additional artists who will be creating work for Sharjah Biennial 11: Saadane Afif, Yang Fudong, Studio Mumbai, Kazuyo Sejima, and Wael Shawky…

Yang Fudong in Artforum’s 50th Anniversary Special Issue

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Artforum has turned fifty: To mark the occasion, we devote our special anniversary issue, titled “Art’s New Media,” to an examination of the past five decades in media, technology, and art—from the Plexiglas and Porta-Paks of the 1960s to the networked production of the present. For the story of media is in many ways the story of contemporary art, both its history and its future. If, in 1962, when the magazine was founded, artists were beginning to question traditional categories of painting and sculpture, now the language of new media and social media abounds in galleries, exhibition titles, and press releases. How can we rethink the art medium in terms of new media, while reckoning with the fact that new media is always becoming old? How can we understand Artforum itself as a medium for criticism and for art, while looking at the ways in which it registered sea changes in how information is transmitted and indeed defined? These questions open onto a vast and ever-shifting terrain, explored in this landmark issue—the magazine’s thickest to date—by ninety distinguished critics, artists, curators, and historians…

‘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…

‘One half of August’: Yang Fudong at Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art

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YANG FUDONG: One half of August (13 September–6 November 2011) After the resounding success of his first exhibition at Parasol unit foundation for contemporary art in 2006, the foundation is dedicating a second major solo exhibition to the renowned artist and filmmaker Yang Fudong, one of the most important artists yet to emerge in contemporary […]

Floating Images: Short Films from Yang Fudong at UCCA in Beijing

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Seven rarely seen, short films by Yang Fudong were screened at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing. Curator Li Zhenhua and Zhang Yaxuan introduced the films which span over 12 years and explore Yang Fudong’s artistic approach to film.

After the Market’s Boom: A Case Study of the Haudenschild Collection by Michelle McCoy

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Located in the hills of La Jolla, a seaside resort community near San Diego, California, the residence of Chris and Eloisa Haudenschild is home to a major U.S. collection of contemporary Chinese video art and photography. The Haudenschilds began collecting contemporary Chinese video and photography in the late 1990s, when these mediums were beginning to become as widely used and important as they are today, and just before the beginning of the market’s current boom.