Chambers Fine Art Beijing

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Watchlist Artist: Ye Nan

Chambers Fine Art is pleased to announce the opening on November 17 of . This exhibition is a development of procedures first glimpsed in Phosphorous Red -- Ye Nan's first exhibition at Chambers in 2010. In the past two years, Ye Nan has developed a more in-depth understanding and application of red phosphorous as a particular artistic medium. His bold and highly innovative thinking and experimentation show no signs of stopping, but are ever more active, accentuating the playful and conceptual... [more]
Posted by Abhilasha Singh on 12/1/12

Pleasure in Losing One's Way

by Edward Sanderson
Hong Lei’s particular form of mythicized, fetishized work would usually not attract me. In other artists I have found the saturated content and symbolism seen in Hong Lei’s myriad works too heavy-handed and oppressive, leading me to feel the work held itself—and the audience—too far apart from a reality. This is something that I’ve recently experienced in the work of Cai Guo-Qiang, for instance–an urge to create a critical mass of meaning at the expense of a connection with the audience. In... [more]
Posted by Edward Sanderson on 2/26/12

New Artists + New Work

by Iona Whittaker
Chambers Fine Art’s most recent exhibition presented the work of a set of seven not-before-seen artists under the arc of a simple premise: 'make something new.'  Of all the attempts to dissolve curatorial interventions that go on, this offered perhaps an easy solution – new artists + new work; no background concept to run with or discard when looking at it. On show were pieces using photography, video, pencil, painting and ink. There was engaging variety between works that share the same... [more]
Posted by Iona Whittaker on 4/18/11
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