The 2nd CAFAM Biennale is on view at the CAFA Art Museum, it focuses on the curatorial mechanism behind the exhibition, which has triggered an extensive discussion on this topic within art museum circles, curatorial circles and academic circles within a short time.
Leigh Markopoulos was formerly the director of Rena Bransten Gallery in San Francisco, and went to San Francisco to take up the position of deputy director of the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts. Prior to that, she was an exhibition organizer at the Serpentine Gallery in London and at the Hayward Gallery.
This series of works we see today, “Sunflower”, in some way, could be taken as representative of the rise of thehumanistic ego in painter Liu Qinghe, prosperity that demonstrateshis individual passion for art.
The exhibition makes use of “the Being of Non-Being”, a seemingly contradictory word game to explore the complex and ambiguity aspect of “meta-painting”. It will continue to April 23, 2014.
It’s a striking feature of the exhibition that it is composed of ten “micro exhibitions", applying separate but connected spaces to showcase the works by each artist.
It showcases representative artworks of over forty young artists from the Long collection, covering various art types including painting, sculpture and installations, etc.
This charming, energetic series is the first display of more than a year's effort to express his cubist inspired drawings and paintings as three dimensional forms.
Currently by reproducing waste materials many excellent products achieved a higher value than the original products. After processing the waste products the original using attribute of the material was completely changed, extending towards a new direction.
Cheng Ran’s use of repetition and quotes also has another effect. The viewer very quickly gets a sense of recognition, which makes the topics seem familiar.