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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]

Chen Wenling: On Our China Watchlist  
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9/14/11 Posted 9/14/11

(Image: Chen Wenling, Train of Times, 29 x 113 x 39cm, Painted Fiberglass, 2008; © Chen Wenling) Chen Wenling (b. 1969, Anxi, Fujian, China) Chen Wenling is a recognized as one of the top ten contemporary sculptors in China today. The two main themes of Chen Wenling's sculptures are the manifestations of extreme humanity and immaterial images in a consumption society. His self extreme condition begins from the series of 'Red Boy'.  In terms of artistic language, Chen Wenling's recent artworks are... [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]

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]

Gagosian to inaugurate Hong Kong Gallery with Damien Hirst show  
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1/8/11 Posted 1/8/11

(Excerpt from 'Gagosian to Open Gallery in Hong Kong with an Exhibition by Damien Hirst' posted on artdaily.org, Jan. 2011. Found on http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=43983) Forgotten Promises by Damien Hirst :18 January – 19 March 2011 (Image: Damien Hirst, For Heaven's Sake, 2008, Platinum, pink and white diamonds, 85 x 85 x 100 mm;  Photo Courtesy: Prudence Cuming Associates; © Damien Hirst and Hirst Holdings Ltd, DACS 2011) To inaugurate the Hong Kong exhibition space... [more]

Panda art that takes it to the excrement ‎  
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12/23/10 Posted 12/23/10

(Excerpt from 'Pando Poo Venus de Milo' posted on Greenmuze, Dec. 2010. Found on http://www.greenmuze.com/nature/sewer/3369-pando-poo-venus-de-milo-.html) Chinese sculptor Zhu Cheng opts for a unique choice of material for his latest art work. A replica of the Greek statue Venus de Milo constructed from panda excrement is the focus of a new art project by Chinese sculptor Zhu Cheng. The 2ft (61cm) tall statue, created with the help of elementary school students, is made from excreme... [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]

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]

Together_no Recent Impressions and Reflections on Biennale di Chianciano 2009  
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Liu RuiZhao at Amelie Art Gallery November 20th, 2009 - December 30th, 2009
Posted 11/20/09

www.pegren.com/biendichian09.html     Recent Impressions and Experiences from ‘Biennale di Chianciano Terme 2009’  13th  -  27th of September 2009        It is with my mind filled with hopeful joy and satisfaction I now sit  down and summarise my views and reflections on the Biennale di Chianciano Terme 2009. Never in my life before have I seen or being a participant at such a high level quality exhibition of contemporary visual art, anywhere in the world. I'm also referring to all of the as... [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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