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Ben Houge

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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 9/22/10
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... [more]
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Su Chang, Zhang Dali, Robert Davis, Ren Hong, Ben Houge, Monica Lin, Qian Rong, Ji Wenyu at OV Gallery May 22nd, 2010 - August 15th, 2010
Posted 6/26/10
          A few days after the opening of “Re-Visioning History,” police walked in to the OV Gallery in Shanghai, confiscated the catalogues, and shut down the show.  In the words of director Rebecca Catching, the show interrogates China’s habit of “both fetishizing history and obliterating it at the same time.” At the crux of this show is Zhang Dali’s archival project, A Second History. Using his painter’s eye, Zhang scoured  relics of Chinese political and popular history for... [more]
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