This exhibition belongs to the series of “2016 International Art Collection and Donation Exhibition of National Art Museum of China”, which would display about 200 creations of the artist to show his achievements in sculpture and painting.
The project looks for the most vibrant, stimulating modes of thinking and expression today, while at the same time striving equally to examine the edgiest, most pressing of topics at present.
Xu Longsen’s powerful shanshui (ink-and-brush landscape) paintings are composed from an inimitable blending of traditional and contemporary aesthetics.
This exhibition does not only cover the experimental ink and wash work by Gu Wenda based on his individual creations, but it also showcases his art projects under the patterns of new artistic production and consumption in the context of new economy.
Whatever fields they are engaged in, students who receive such training will be equipped with the capability to penetrate, to include, and to digest various cultural phenomena as well as a skill to execute the ideas.
Wang Haiyang (b. 1984, Shandong) combines the twinned forms of painting and animation to expand the rhetorical scope of these two media. Shortly after graduating from the printmaking department of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, he began to create psychologically charged animated sequences, playing on unlikely formal connections among disparate elements.
From a macro point of view, Yin’s landscape paintings contain the nostalgia for the essence of a country and paintings in mind. They evoke the sense and reflection of national and art history.
Chen Linggang's works are composed of tiny square boxes. Although their appearance can look very similar, the boxes are all different. It can be a person, a building, a city. It can be a second, a day, a year… some can be a slip of paper, a page from the book, a paragraph of history,...
The interpretation of concept is a more appropriate interpretation for the historical development and historical review, and also allows the audience to better understand the planning and intentions...
Shadows is the largest installation work collected by the Dia Art Foundation among over 600 artworks by around 40 artists. It opens at Yuz Museum, Shanghai on Saturday, 29th October, 2016.
In the exhibition, ShanghART will showcase works by renown Chinese artists such as Zeng Fanzhi, Ding Yi, Zhang Enli, Yang Fudong alongside works by emerging artists from China, such as Sun Xun, Zhao Yang and Ouyang Chun as well as overseas artists, such as Sean Scully and Apichatpong Weerasethakul, initiating rich and diverse new dialogues...
It emphasizes Jiang Ji’an’s grasp of the relationship between objects and their re-presentation, that is to say, between the object and its “shadow”. The object isn’t the basis for the shadow, and the shadow is not a substitute for the “object”.