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Pillowtalk from ShanghART

by Bao Dawei
  It was hard to not feel that the exhibition “Beds,” at ShangART, was just a lazy attempt to showcase a number of old works of 13 gallery artists done over the past 15 years.  While the putative theme of the show might have provided some unity of focus for the choice of works, it didn’t even attempt this feat and, to the contrary, the idea of “beds” never rose to the level of theme, yet alone, concept. The lack of serious intention was announced immediately in the half-lucid (but far from imaginative) English statement of the shows intention:And bed… the carrier of sleeping which feeds exper... [more]
Posted by Bao Dawei on 5/3/10