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Art Basel announces details of the Encounters sector in Hong Kong  
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3/20/13 Posted 3/20/13

(Excerpt from 'ENCOUNTERS: 17 AMBITIOUS, LARGE-SCALE PROJECTS' posted on artbasel.com. Found here https://www.artbasel.com/-/media/ArtBasel/Documents/Press_Release_Hong_Kong/18_March_2013/Art_Basel_HK_Encounters_2013.pdf)   Encounters provides visitors with the opportunity to see works that transcend the traditional art fair stands and are present in prominent locations throughout the exhibition halls. Art Basel announced today the 17 artworks to be presented within the Encounters sector in Hong Kong... [more]

Watchlist: Liu Ding  
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10/15/11 Posted 10/15/11

(Image: Liu Ding, Nº 10, oil on canvas, 60cm x 90cm; © Liu Ding's Store) Liu Ding (b. 1976, Changzhou Jiangsu Province, China) The critique waged by the work of Beijing-based artist Liu Ding is best characterized as viral. Through his practice, which crosses genres fluidly and includes photography, sculpture, installation, painting and performance, the artist questions the various signs and structures used to confer value and meaning onto artworks. These include pricing schemes, the artist's sign... [more]

Liu Ding: On Our China Watchlist  
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7/30/11 Posted 7/30/11

(Image: Liu Ding, detail "Conversations", 2010; © Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing-Lucerne) Liu Ding (b. 1976, Changzhou Jiangsu Province, China) The critique waged by the work of Beijing-based artist Liu Ding is best characterized as viral. Through his practice, which crosses genres fluidly and includes photography, sculpture, installation, painting and performance, the artist questions the various signs and structures used to confer value and meaning onto artworks. These include pricing scheme... [more]

Song Dong: On Our China Watchlist  
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7/15/11 Posted 7/15/11

(Image: Song Dong, Waste Not, Installation View, 2011; © Lee Wilton) Song Dong (b. 1966, Beijing, China) Song Dong has been a significant figure in the development of Chinese conceptual art since the early 1990s. His practice incorporates performance, photography, projection, video and installation. Emerging from a strong Beijing-based avant-garde performance art community, Song Dong explores notions of perception and the ephemeral nature of existence. His political and financial circumstances... [more]

Wang Qingsong: On Our China Watchlist  
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6/28/11 Posted 6/28/11

(Image: Wang Qingsong, The History of Monuments, 2009-2010, C-Print, h: 125 x w: 4200 cm; © Wang Qingsong) Wang Qingsong (b. 1966, Heilongjiang Province, China) " In the summer of 2009, I continued shooting for fifteen days, and finished “The history of Monuments”. I invited about 200 models, used fifteen 8 by ten positive films to make a relief-like photo-mural, the size of which is 1.25 x 42 meters. This image is printed onto a whole roll of Kodak paper. Actually I don’t care about history.... [more]

20110405020847-connection Successful Solo Exhibition  
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Sonelle Goddard at Qingying Gallery April 16th, 2011 - May 16th, 2011
Posted 4/17/11

ON the 16th of April, Sonelle de Klerk enjoyed a successful Solo Exhibition with 16 artworks (paintings and drawings) sold prior to the opening, and another 2 drawings being sold during the opening. There are more negotiations on the works and demands are high. The exhibition runs until the 30th of this month, so I recommend strongly that you attend this show in Qingying gallery, 465 Hefang street, Hangzhou. [more]

Wang Jianwei: On Our China Watchlist  
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3/10/11 Posted 3/10/11

(Image: Wang Jianwei, Distance,  site-specific Installation (mixed materials), Dimension Variable, 2009; © Iberia Center for Contemporary Art) Wang Jianwei (b. 1958, Sichuan Province, China) Wang Jianwei has been a pioneer in the Chinese contemporary art scene since the 1970s. Academically trained as a painter, he dedicated much of his school years at China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, reading about existentialist philosophy and Chinese history. This led him to years of experimentation i... [more]

20101025162311-00320101026 Shiny Monsters and Cheap Plastic  
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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]

Pak Sheung Chuen Breaths in a House  
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6/20/10 Posted 6/20/10

(Excerpt from 'Pak Sheung Chuen' posted on Kismot.com. Found on http://www.kismot.com/paksheungchuen) Read a brief interview with the artist and take a look at one of his performance installations at the Venice Biennial. Pak Sheung Chuen revels in distilling complex ideas about people's daily lives with equal doses of curiosity and humor. Born in Fujian, China, Pak immigrated to Hong Kong at age seven. After graduating from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Pak became a founding member o... [more]

Parcelles__ph_m_res di.Lo Digital PhotoGraphic ArtWorks  
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di.Lo - Eugenia di Lorenzo - at That Gallery June 27th, 2010 - June 27th, 2010
Posted 6/1/10

"Stabs of light opening endless distances " More than pictures, the works of di.Lo travel in a world of textures, plots of ephemeral lights that intersect in abstract ethereal cosmic landscapes. Avant-garde art works that gently delineate swirls of color that aim to capture the interactions between light and a subject that transforms reality into an ephemeral form. [more]

___-pio__pio_____135x90x138cm_2008_ss Huang Zhiyang : Wall Text  
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Huang Zhiyang at Pékin Fine Arts (Beijing) February 21st, 2009 - April 30th, 2009
Posted 3/3/09

  Pékin Fine Arts:   Huang Zhiyang (b. 1965 Taipei), Peripheral Vision, Solo Exhibition   February 21 - April 30, 2009 Wall Text   , Huang Zhiyang's 2nd solo exhibit at Pékin Fine Arts, fills all three main exhibit spaces with new works. The two front spaces present a black-white, dark-light contrast. On one side, Huang's "Three Marks" ink-wash painting installation, pale white and elegantly simple. "Three Marks" uses an infinite variety of fine ink brush strokes to illustrate Huang's so... [more]

___-__-s Accumulation Press Release  
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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.  Ar... [more]


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