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“Conceptual Lines” 2018 International Sculpture Conference: Discussing the Times of Conceptual Art in “Dematerialization”

“Conceptual Lines” 2018 International Sculpture Conference: Discussing the Times of Conceptual Art in “Dematerialization”

More than twenty local and international scholars and professionals gathered with speeches starting from “conceptual art” to respectively delivered in three sections including “History and Theory”, “Context and Scene”, and “Inheritance and Expansion”...
Lou Yongqi: "sheji (design)" is a Territory and a Stage for the Future

Lou Yongqi: “sheji (design)” is a Territory and a Stage for the Future

Lou Yongqi’s extremely forward-thinking ideas and execution capabilities which provided us with another perspective on design. These reflections and practices might reflect the experiences and practices of the Chinese designers who are actively facing the future.
ShanghART presents "Imagination is Reality: Hu Jieming & Hu Weiyi's South East Asia Residency Exhibition" in Singapore

ShanghART presents “Imagination is Reality: Hu Jieming & Hu Weiyi’s South East Asia Residency Exhibition” in Singapore

This exhibition is the result of ShanghART’s Southeast Asia residency programme for this year and showcases about 20 new works created during their travels in Southeast Asian countries since December 2017.
Wu Hongliang: Xu Beihong and No. 2A Dayabao Hutong

Wu Hongliang: Xu Beihong and No. 2A Dayabao Hutong

In the lecture, Wu Hongliang started with the relationship between Xu Beihong and No. 2A Dayabao Hutong, then selected four historical time nodes and returned to historical events to review and analyze changes in people and events, thus restoring historical events and stories while outlining the art ecology of the 20th century. ...
IMPRESSION· IN THE RAIN: Ting Zhou Solo Exhibition will be presented at AVA Gallery & Art Center

IMPRESSION· IN THE RAIN: Ting Zhou Solo Exhibition will be presented at AVA Gallery & Art Center

The exhibition is like a ‘reporting show’ for Zhou's year as a visiting artist and scholar at Dartmouth College. Most of the works continue the style of her previous ‘Taste of Memory’ series.
de Sarthe Gallery presents Dong Jinling: “The Purity Of A Horse”

de Sarthe Gallery presents Dong Jinling: “The Purity Of A Horse”

In this exhibition Dong Jinling expands and reflects on the notion of “Purity.” She discusses the delicate relationship and the strong emotional bond that exists between humans and animals. The artist has chosen horses as a focal point as they have had a close relationship to humans since ancient times.
Power Station of Art presents "Christian Boltanski: Storage Memory" in Shanghai

Power Station of Art presents “Christian Boltanski: Storage Memory” in Shanghai

Through installations, videos, sounds and shadow theaters, the exhibition will seek to inspire visitors’ emotional bonds on visual, aural, and psychological levels, so as to question the unpredictable encounters and experiences of individuals in daily and historical contexts.
Zhou Bo: Dunhuang and Modern Visual Culture in China

Zhou Bo: Dunhuang and Modern Visual Culture in China

In this lecture, the artworks by Zhang Daqian, Wu Zuoren, Sun Zongwei, Dong Xiwen, Saone Chang and so on were used to introduce Dunhuang’s influence on modern Chinese art and design.
“Go With the Times: CAFA Centennial Celebration Exhibition” Kicked Off

“Go With the Times: CAFA Centennial Celebration Exhibition” Kicked Off

Based on the collection from CAFA Art Museum, it has selected representative pieces created by the students & teachers from CAFA during different periods over the past one hundred years...
Wang Lianming: Chinese Fountain of the Ming and Qing Dynasties–From a Western zoetrope picture from a collection in Kobe

Wang Lianming: Chinese Fountain of the Ming and Qing Dynasties–From a Western zoetrope picture from a collection in Kobe

He initiated this lecture by introducing an exquisite Western zoetrope picture in a collection in Kobe, then gradually led to the discussion of the metaphors of water and “fountain”(shuifa) in the context of traditional culture...
OCAT Shanghai presents "On Struggling to Remain Present When You Want to Disappear"

OCAT Shanghai presents “On Struggling to Remain Present When You Want to Disappear”

In collaboration with KADIST, the exhibition brings together immersive video and sound installations as well as photographs by 13 artists from Angola, Argentina, China, Germany, Italy, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Zhang Qiqun: Why Did the Qin & Han People Believe in Yin-Yang and the Five Elements?

Zhang Qiqun: Why Did the Qin & Han People Believe in Yin-Yang and the Five Elements?

During the lecture, Prof. Zhang started from the historical background of Yin-Yang and Five-element theory in the Qin and Han dynasties. By quoting the historical accounts that remained from ancient times, he demonstrated & expounded the relationship between the ancient Chinese astronomy...