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Meng Luding: “YUAN” is the initial stage, and dynamic in the trajectory of life

Meng Luding: “YUAN” is the initial stage, and dynamic in the trajectory of life

The exhibition “YUAN·MENG LUDING” was unveiled at Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, and it features over 120 works from Yuan Rate and Cinnabar series. It is the artist’s first large-scale exhibition since 2008.
Globalization links localization: How does Anren Biennale build “a confrontation of ideals”?

Globalization links localization: How does Anren Biennale build “a confrontation of ideals”?

Anren, an ancient town in the southwest of China that is not far from Chengdu, has once again attracted a hot discussion. The theme of the second Anren Biennale is “A CONFRONTATION OF IDEALS” — behind harmonious and beautiful “ideals”, are full of paradoxes, disputes and conflicts.
How can the 798 Art District bear the “night economy”?

How can the 798 Art District bear the “night economy”?

The launch of the “798 Art Night” identifies art districts’ as a new era of the night economy. It is embodied by a number of project proposals, art exhibitions and their integration with commerce. In this age of the night economy, the artistic ecosystem in China might step towards a more interesting direction. Although it...
Leonardo da Vinci and “Libro di pittura” — Is Painting a Scientific Subject?

Leonardo da Vinci and “Libro di pittura” — Is Painting a Scientific Subject?

Professor Vecce researched and interpreted “Libro di pittura” compiled by da Vinci’s manuscripts. He concluded that painting is not only an art form to express reality but a scientific and philosophical study for da Vinci. It was hosted by Gao Gao, the Assistant to the Director of CAFA Art Museum.
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...
Song Xiewei: Activating Ideas, Breaking through Barriers while Jointly Exploring Humanity, Technology and the Future

Song Xiewei: Activating Ideas, Breaking through Barriers while Jointly Exploring Humanity, Technology and the Future

From his personal experience, he first of all shared his interpretation on the theme of this exhibition, which provided a perspective to understand digital art, and as an educator, he also expounded the new discipline of “Art and Technology” and the topic of “Design as a New Way of Life”.
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...
Interview with Chen Qi: Uncertain Existence

Interview with Chen Qi: Uncertain Existence

Being a leader and representative of Chinese woodblock printmakers, Chen Qi has maintained a strong sense of creativity while being highly sensitive to current circumstances and constantly adopts new ideas and methods in his artistic creations.
The Controversy Aroused by the Plagiarism Accusation Against Ye Yongqing: How “deep” an influence could art be?

The Controversy Aroused by the Plagiarism Accusation Against Ye Yongqing: How “deep” an influence could art be?

It’s nearly a month since Chinese artist Ye Yongqing was exposed to the public by Christian Silvain, a Belgian artist that claimed that Ye has plagiarized his works for over 30 years. Although it has caused a sensation in China, most of the public think that there are no reports in Chinese with credible news...
Wu Yi: Diagram of Cultivating Perfection—the Human Body as the Universe

Wu Yi: Diagram of Cultivating Perfection—the Human Body as the Universe

The exhibition mainly showcases the latest works of Wu Yi, "Diagram of Cultivating Perfection" series as well as his publications, prints, photographs and so on. "Diagram of Cultivating Perfection" is based on Chinese seasonal solar terms and he uses twenty-four figures to show the practices ...
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...