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Do Artists Need Critics?

Do Artists Need Critics?

The status of art criticism used to have a glorious period in history; however, during the last twenty years, the phenomenon of the decline of art criticism cannot be ignored. Specifically, the speaking right of critics which has been robbed of by curators; moreover, the standards set by critics are constantly challenging as they are by...
Symposium (2019) on “Public Art and Daily Life: The State and Development Trend of Public Art in China” commenced

Symposium (2019) on “Public Art and Daily Life: The State and Development Trend of Public Art in China” commenced

The process of understanding public art has also developed from analyzing the cultural identity of public art to exploring diversified and multidimensional social practices.
Fei Jun: Where to find “an interesting world” in the ever-growing media art?

Fei Jun: Where to find “an interesting world” in the ever-growing media art?

Fei Jun, a Professor of “Art+Technology” at the School of Design, China Central Academy of Fine Arts, a Doctoral Supervisor of Media Art Research. As a media artist, he is participating in the China Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale. With his interactive works entitled “Re-Search”, “An Interesting World”, he responds to the theme of...
Lawrence Malstaf: The Future of Machine Intelligence and Man-machine Relationship

Lawrence Malstaf: The Future of Machine Intelligence and Man-machine Relationship

In Lawrence Malstaf’s lecture, he discussed topics regarding the relationship between humans and the environment as well as humans and machines by taking his artworks as the starting point. Following his speech, Lawrence Malstaf commenced a conversation with Fei Jun, Professor of Digital Media Studio at the School of Design in CAFA, and artist...
We are created equal and special – Universality and Particularity: What is Asianness?

We are created equal and special – Universality and Particularity: What is Asianness?

Following the first edition, the Inside-out Art Museum has cooperated with Archive Books, a publisher from Berlin, Germany, to publish the Chinese version and English version respectively in 2019. The second edition was launched in abC Art Book in China in June this year.
Youth Theatre: Graduation Exhibition comes every year, what is different this year?

Youth Theatre: Graduation Exhibition comes every year, what is different this year?

The 2019 CAFA Undergraduate Graduation Exhibition began on June 6 and will remain on view till June 25
The Everlasting Spirit of Calligraphy: Exhibition “Echo of Civilization – Episode IV: The Realm of Calligraphy” commenced

The Everlasting Spirit of Calligraphy: Exhibition “Echo of Civilization – Episode IV: The Realm of Calligraphy” commenced

A total of 123 works of calligraphy were exhibited, including 8 works by calligraphy masters from the collection of CAFA Art Museum, 16 rubbings from the collection of CAFA Library, 3 works of calligraphy and 29 masterpieces from the collection...
“Site-specificity”: The Practice and Interaction between Historical Writing and Chinese Contemporary Art

“Site-specificity”: The Practice and Interaction between Historical Writing and Chinese Contemporary Art

As an important perspective in the study of contemporary art, the notion of “site-specificity” was drawn in artist Wang Gongxin’s solo exhibition in The Bunker, which provides an effective entry to Chinese contemporary art research.
Evolution: A “ Guidance for Society” from the End of the 20th Century

Evolution: A “ Guidance for Society” from the End of the 20th Century

In Ren Jian’s “Stamp Collecting” series, the use of barcodes may not be due to timing. The significance of a barcode lies in the specific certification of a particular commodity. The New History Group believes that art should be self-certificated before it is delivered into the market. Nowadays, when the artistic notions of reference, plagiarism...
You Yong: Speaking from the Bottom of the Heart with a Relentless Will

You Yong: Speaking from the Bottom of the Heart with a Relentless Will

Young artist YOU Yong is sincere and practical. Like other artists, his basic skills are strong, his emotions are real, his personal sensitivity is impressive, and his works are unforgettable. It is rare among young oil painting artists today.
CAFA Graduation Season | Who are the “Implied Spectators” of Your Work?

CAFA Graduation Season | Who are the “Implied Spectators” of Your Work?

Who is observing your work? This might be both a matter of expectation and concern for all the graduates in CAFA. The degree show is like a confession, which requires graduates to show their studying outcomes with the sincerity...
Su Xinping’s Solo Exhibition was unveiled at Minsheng Art Museum Beijing

Su Xinping’s Solo Exhibition was unveiled at Minsheng Art Museum Beijing

The exhibition pays special attention to Su Xinping’s recent easel paintings and highlights his new artistic journey and achievements. It will remain on view till June 9, 2019 and is free to the public.