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Wu Yuren: On Our China Watchlist  
10/29/11 Posted 10/29/11

(Image: Wu Yuren, those years, installation, h:194cm d:60cm; © Wu Yuren) Wu Yuren (b. 1971, Jintan City, Jiangsu Province, China) Wu Yuren’s conceptual photography, live art performances, installations and most recently oil on canvas works, illustrate his desire to “make art that both reflects and speaks to the peculiarities of the times. Wu Yuren’s recent paintings are full of visual contradictions. A cow salivates over a pizza, dumplings are devoured by snails and a panda prefers a kebab to a bambo... [more]

20101025162311-00320101026 Shiny Monsters and Cheap Plastic  
Yuichi Higashionna at Gallery EXIT November 5th, 2010 - December 11th, 2010
Posted 12/12/10

The show marks the first solo exhibition in Hong Kong by the Japanese artist Yuichi Higashionna, featuring seven new works since 2008. Intrigued by the 'uncanny' feeling he gets from the everyday life and the dominant and ubiquitous 'fluorescent lamp culture' in Japan, Higashionna creates monster-like light sculptures from the Japanese circular fluorescent light tubes that are mesmerizing at first glance yet arouse a sense of awkwardness and distress when being viewed and stared repeatedly for a... [more]

Peach_flower Outstanding Chinese Contemporary Art Bignames  
Yang Shao Bin, Zheng Zai Dong, Zhou Tie Hai, Yu You Han, Tang Mao Hong, Zhang Jian, Sun Liang, Yuki Onodera, Xue Song, Zhou Chun Ya, Yin Chao Yang, Ding Yi at R1701 B23 N59 Moganshan Rd. Shanghai, China October 29th, 2009 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Posted 10/29/09


___-__-s Accumulation Press Release  
Aniwar, Choi Jeong-Hwa, Billy Lee, Marvin Mintofang, Peter Sandbichler, Wu Shanzhuan, Suling Wang, Li Yao, Redxing Ye, Yeh Yi-li, Bai Yiluo, He Yunchang, Huang Zhiyang at Cao Chang Di Village December 13th, 2008 - February 16th, 2009
Posted 1/14/09

“How much accumulation of contemporary art does anyone need, anyway? he said. “You can’t compare the needs of artists with the needs of the rural poor”. Leon Golub   “Accumulation” can take many forms. It can be the repetition of one basic element, the amassing of found objects, the assemblage of multiple parts to create new combinations and associations. It can also allude to the overwhelming emotion of shared cultural knowledge of momentous events such as an Olympics or an earthquake.  Arg... [more]

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