It will be the first dedicated exhibition in China to profoundly rethink Bacon's painting of human figure around the influence of photography. Most of the exhibits, including drawings, prints, photographic materials and documents are from Bacon's studio at 7 ReeceMews, London SW7, U.K.
The ambition of "Facing the Light" is to invite viewers into an erudite world surrounded by books and images of things, founded by Peng Jian himself while "Running in the night" gives the audience the opportunity to understand more deeply the research directions and creative attitude of Sun Hao.
This salon is one of the academic events held by the School of Humanities during the CAFA Graduation Season, the scholars engaged in thebronze research are from a variety of institutions...
The room showcases over 30 works created between 2001 and 2016, old and new, and structures on the relationship between different facets and conceptual frames, with Bacchus, Realm and Spider acting as the central thread...
Half of the exhibits are put on display for the first time, casting new light on the evolution of the artist’s practice. By mixing everyday objects with his own individual experience, he manages to imbue them with the passion for exploring further on the spiritual level.
The individual response to the external environment and the different way of reacting to what one cares about makes their working obviously different afterwards. Furthermore, it is the responsibility shaped in everyday communication that makes them mutually observant and more meticulous, more considerate and less accommodating.
Zhou Xiaohu’s gesamtkunstwerk is an attempt to reconcile many conflicts from Chinese contemporary culture. Chinese bumpy journey towards modernity has been constantly challenged by the vast differences between the rural and urban, the traditional and modern.
He presents two full-gallery installations: one of the artist’s signature works of hundreds of everyday objects cast in white porcelain including teddy bears, hammers and stilettos, Regular Fragile and a new work Square (never before shown outside of China) of glistening pools of gold-coated porcelain on sheets of steel.
By embracing the self-portrait, Li Jin harkens back to the very origins of the aesthetics of Chinese painting—portraiture of moral paragons and extraordinary persons such as the Seven Sages of the Bamboo Grove. Here his quasi-autobiographical figures are no longer contemporary merrymakers, but resemble ascetics and spiritual adepts of a timeless past.
It is obvious that Wu’s thinking and creation was inspired by Ledderose’s writing and perceptive commentaries, and the exhibited works also pay attention to and reflect the relationship between the one and the many, the individual and society.
Sea Pearl White Cloud presents newly commissioned work by Sydney-based Australian artist Lucas Ihlein and Guangdong-born Chinese artist Trevor Yeung, that reflect on the complex urban
geographies of the two cities.
The presenting artists are group of generation of 80s and 90s, they have merged themselves into both west and east culture through living and studying abroad. In such background, their concentrations tend to be apparently rebellious...