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Chen Hangfeng

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Sayaka Abe, Chen Hangfeng, Shi Jing, Shi Jinsong, Girolamo Marri, Gao Mingyan, Qian Rong, Ji Wenyu at OV Gallery September 11th, 2010 - October 17th, 2010
Posted 9/18/11

The original Chinese Literati, we learn from a quotation by Chen Jiru in the late Ming era that is noted in this exhibition’s accompanying essay, led a sheltered life. Their pastimes included ‘tasting tea, revising books, waiting for the moon, midday nap, walking about with a cane, washing ink stones…’ – not exactly a frenetic schedule. The situation of contemporary artists now is very different; as much as many might cultivate a degree of distance in order to maintain a creative space of their... [more]

Critics' Picks: Music to My Eyes  
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Aniwar, Wang Bo, Mathieu Borysevicz, Wu Ershan, Chen Hangfeng, Ben Houge, Sun Lei, Yan Lei, Pei Li, Xu Ruotao, Liu Ye, Zhou Yue at Today Art Museum (TAM) April 17th, 2009 - May 3rd, 2009
Posted 9/23/10

Synesthesia was a frequent fascination of Western modernists. In “Music to My Eyes,” Beijing-based curator Karen Smith’s variation on this old theme, visitors heard bands including Girl Kill Girl, Dead J, and ZigZag. They see Liu Ye’s small paintings of Mozart, Chet Baker, and Taiwanese pop singer Teresa Teng and enter Kaleidoscope (all works 2009), a cycloramic environment designed by Chen Hangfeng and Ben Houge, which displays—on six walls and in real time—images taken through a kaleidoscope at... [more]


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