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Joan Jeffri: Education—Its Many Roles in Art and Cultural Institutions

Joan Jeffri: Education—Its Many Roles in Art and Cultural Institutions

In the keynote speech session, Professor Joan Jeffri gave a speech on the topic of "Education—Its Many Roles in Art and Cultural Institutions". She began by declaring that “in the 21st century, the educational goals of arts and cultural institutions were not limited to its original range, ‘education for different social strata’ any longer, but...
Gordon Knox: The Most Powerful Part of Art is Its Ability to Challenge the Status Quo

Gordon Knox: The Most Powerful Part of Art is Its Ability to Challenge the Status Quo

There’s been a lot of discussion today about what really are core competencies? What skills do you have to have? Even asking the question as to whether drawing is necessary in four-steps. Can you go straight to digital art?
The Whole Penetration of the Miao Culture and the Cognition of Boundaries: Wu Jian’an Talked about “Where Worlds Weave”

The Whole Penetration of the Miao Culture and the Cognition of Boundaries: Wu Jian’an Talked about “Where Worlds Weave”

It originated from the experience of the artist and Associate Prof. Wu Jian’an from the School of Experimental Art at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, who led the students to investigate the Miao region in Guizhou province.
Cai Guangbin: Starting from the Concept—The Modernized Process of Ink and Wash

Cai Guangbin: Starting from the Concept—The Modernized Process of Ink and Wash

Since the 1990s, Cai Guangbin has continued to conduct his individual exploration with new cultural concepts and visual experiences, thus he has made complete transformation into concepts, images, methods, techniques of ink and wash within traditional Chinese art traditions.
Liu Yanchen: Urban Renewal and Architectural Form and Content — Time and Space Observation of CAFA’s Architectural Creation

Liu Yanchen: Urban Renewal and Architectural Form and Content — Time and Space Observation of CAFA’s Architectural Creation

She is a rigorous and calm observer and thinker. In her opinion, the graduation design should “make a problem” and the architecture of CAFA is a crossover in art...
Xu Hualing: Give yourself a deadline after graduation

Xu Hualing: Give yourself a deadline after graduation

On the occasion of this year’s graduation season, looking back at her years of study at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Xu Hualing believed that her graduation work at the Affiliated High School of the Central Academy of Fine Arts has left a profound impact on her and her postgraduate study at CAFA and the final graduation creation laid a solid foundation for her...
“You and I Equal to Three”: The Artistic Creations of the Arte Povera Pioneer Michelangelo Pistoletto

“You and I Equal to Three”: The Artistic Creations of the Arte Povera Pioneer Michelangelo Pistoletto

As an internationally acknowledged artist, the forefather of the Arte Povera movement, and also the only living Arte Povera artist, Michelangelo Pistoletto delivered the keynote speech...
Theorizing Visual Culture: James Elkins talking about concepts of contemporary art

Theorizing Visual Culture: James Elkins talking about concepts of contemporary art

The lecture was divided into five sections: inward thinking, immersion, empathy, affected theory, and beauty. Within each section, Elkins introduces the semiotic meaning of each term, elucidated from them with corresponding research results...
Wang Haiyang: After Graduation, Let’s turn over a new page with a good grace

Wang Haiyang: After Graduation, Let’s turn over a new page with a good grace

Different from other guests that have been interviewed, Wang Haiyang’s graduation work seem to have “no connection” with his current works. This growth path “separated” from his graduation work provides a unique example for observation during the graduation season...
Geng Xue & Zhang Yongji & Wang Baoliang: Anxiety and Agony, a Kind of Positive Realism

Geng Xue & Zhang Yongji & Wang Baoliang: Anxiety and Agony, a Kind of Positive Realism

By referring to each other, the three artists cannot only discover things that each of them sticks to but also see the possibility of expanding their own creations. Perhaps they reflect one aspect of the sculpture creation as well as the status quo of the young artists in the contemporary art environment.
Zhang Wenchao: Sensitive to the Status Quo

Zhang Wenchao: Sensitive to the Status Quo

Zhang Wenchao graduated from the School of Design of the Central Academy of Fine Arts in 2008 and then continued his study for a master’s degree in the School of Fine Arts. He returned to the School of Design two years ago as a teacher. At this year’s graduation season, when he recollected the discipline...
Wang Guangle: Unexamined Life Is Not Worth Living

Wang Guangle: Unexamined Life Is Not Worth Living

Artist Wang Guangle, who went to the Fine Arts School Affiliated to China Central Academy of Fine Arts at 16 in 1992, graduated from the First Studio of the Oil Painting Department of China Central Academy of Fine Arts in 2000. After leaving school, because of Terrazzo and Coffin Paint and other series of works,...