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2018 CAFA “First Step Award” Was Announced, there was no champion so ten graduates received awards

2018 CAFA “First Step Award” Was Announced, there was no champion so ten graduates received awards

The “First Step Award” scholarship was established in 2016 to bestow awards on graduates who are highly academic, pioneering and creative...
A “Detached” Debut of Realistic Oil Paintings: Shixiang Space showcases works by 7 realistic art masters

A “Detached” Debut of Realistic Oil Paintings: Shixiang Space showcases works by 7 realistic art masters

The exhibition brought together seven representative oil painters such as Xu Mangyao, Yang Feiyun, Guo Runwen, Leng Jun, Li Guijun, Zhu Chunlin and Chang Lei.
CAFA Graduation Show – Works by Undergraduate Students of the School of Design Part 2

CAFA Graduation Show – Works by Undergraduate Students of the School of Design Part 2

From 26 May through 26 June, 2018, CAFA’s graduation show, showcased artworks from the undergraduate students at CAFA Art Museum. CAFA ART INFO takes you through a tour around this exciting exhibition of young artists.
Magician Space presents “Jiang Zhi: Already I Know the Storms”

Magician Space presents “Jiang Zhi: Already I Know the Storms”

The title “Already I Know the Storms” comes from Rainer Maria Rilke’s poem “Premonition”. For Jiang Zhi, “premonition” is also the primary motive catalyzing his art practices. Alike his own contemplation, always sprung from the inner, Jiang Zhi’s art is marked by arrest and  suspension in-between the rising and the falling power.
Liu Yanchen: Urban Renewal and Architectural Form and Content — Time and Space Observation of CAFA’s Architectural Creation

Liu Yanchen: Urban Renewal and Architectural Form and Content — Time and Space Observation of CAFA’s Architectural Creation

She is a rigorous and calm observer and thinker. In her opinion, the graduation design should “make a problem” and the architecture of CAFA is a crossover in art...
PIFO Gallery announces "ABSTRACTION AS PAINTERLY RHETORIC" opening on July 21

PIFO Gallery announces “ABSTRACTION AS PAINTERLY RHETORIC” opening on July 21

The exhibition demonstrates just how powerful abstraction in painting can still be as artistic practice under the premise of globalization and digitalization and how painterly rhetoric can still be extremely inventive as artistic language.
Tang Contemporary Art presents Zhao Zhao's “In Extremis” in Beijing

Tang Contemporary Art presents Zhao Zhao’s “In Extremis” in Beijing

As you wander through the exhibition hall, across the fragmented floor, every turn of your body or focus of your gaze makes the scene change in a way that cannot be replicated. Light, perspective, time, distance, and different emotions imply that you have waited for centuries, but you can’t sense death in the next instant....
Gong Yushu: Behind the Cuneiform Literature — a case study of Enmerkar and the Lord of Aratta

Gong Yushu: Behind the Cuneiform Literature — a case study of Enmerkar and the Lord of Aratta

Through systematically displaying its literary value, social account, historical perspective as embodied in the Sumerian literature, Professor Gong provided some new insights into the “Sumerian Problem” that has been debated in academia for a long time.
CAFA Graduation Show – Works by Undergraduate Students of the School of Design Part 1

CAFA Graduation Show – Works by Undergraduate Students of the School of Design Part 1

From 26 May through 26 June, 2018, CAFA’s graduation show, showcased artworks from the undergraduate students at CAFA Art Museum.
Xu Hualing: Give yourself a deadline after graduation

Xu Hualing: Give yourself a deadline after graduation

On the occasion of this year’s graduation season, looking back at her years of study at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Xu Hualing believed that her graduation work at the Affiliated High School of the Central Academy of Fine Arts has left a profound impact on her and her postgraduate study at CAFA and the final graduation creation laid a solid foundation for her...
Fou Gallery presents "Liu Chang: The Light of Small Things" in New York

Fou Gallery presents “Liu Chang: The Light of Small Things” in New York

The exhibition will present Liu’s latest series “The Flow of Nature”, which displays archival prints, temperature-and-humidity-sensitive prints on paper, and computer-generated animation series based on the 24 Solar Terms.
INK studio announces "Xu Bing: Language and Nature" opening on July 14

INK studio announces “Xu Bing: Language and Nature” opening on July 14

This exhibition specifically examines Nature’s relationship to human minds and human societies as embodied in two distinctly Chinese modes of signification: the pictorial character of Chinese writing and the language-like nature of Chinese painting.