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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.
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.
“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.
Inheriting: A Symposium in Memory of Jin Weinuo’s Art Education and Academic Achievements

Inheriting: A Symposium in Memory of Jin Weinuo’s Art Education and Academic Achievements

The leaders of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Jin Weinuo’s friends, academic colleagues, the successive student representatives and the family members of Jin Weinuo attended the symposium.
Classics by Leonardo da Vinci arranged in the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Making Impossible Encounters Become Possible

Classics by Leonardo da Vinci arranged in the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Making Impossible Encounters Become Possible

The exhibition presents high-quality reproduction of 17 pieces of Leonardo da Vinci’s classics...
In Memoriam Zou Yuejin—Idea and Art interprets “spiritual productivity” across 22 Years

In Memoriam Zou Yuejin—Idea and Art interprets “spiritual productivity” across 22 Years

Citing the word “Nachleben” by Aby Warburg, Professor Li Jun regards Zou’s publication eight years after his death as a “spiritual productivity”. He thinks that books, like works of art, have an afterlife, just like an echo, a response of sound bouncing off a thick wall.
From Dusk through to Dawn: Studying Abroad in France and Developments in Oil Painting in China

From Dusk through to Dawn: Studying Abroad in France and Developments in Oil Painting in China

“PIONEERING: Chinese Artists Abroad in France and Chinese Modern Art (1911-1949)” will remain on view till March 3.
Chang Zhigang: Media Architecture, Approaching the Public while Walking into Life

Chang Zhigang: Media Architecture, Approaching the Public while Walking into Life

He talked about the connotation, the issues and challenges of media architecture, the establishment of a new discipline in media architecture and its relationship with the construction of a smart city, as well as the great potential of media architecture in social, cultural and commercial fields.
Fred S. Kleiner: The Birth of Western Art

Fred S. Kleiner: The Birth of Western Art

In the lecture, Fred S. Kleiner proposed that the birth of Western art traditions, namely “Art for Artist”, a revolutionary idea of artistic creation, happened in ancient Greece in the 500 BCE and he took the rich and informative works of art from around the world as examples to clearly and strongly show the audience...
A Continuation of the Context of Modern Chinese Prints “Spiritual Journey: Research on Song Yuanwen” was unveiled

A Continuation of the Context of Modern Chinese Prints “Spiritual Journey: Research on Song Yuanwen” was unveiled

It is themed on “Spiritual Journal”, started from three cultural identities including “Printmaking Artist”, “Printmaking Educator”, and “Printmaking Activist”, and their dynamic relationships, so that the representative works of different periods...