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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,...
Wang Jie & Chen Weiping: Designers of the CAFA Centennial Celebration Logo

Wang Jie & Chen Weiping: Designers of the CAFA Centennial Celebration Logo

Despite the fact that one is from the South and one is from the North, their partnership has gone surprisingly well: the two were fellow apprentices in the School and both chose to stay on campus after graduation and taught in the Department of Visual Communication.
Wu Yi & Li Yewei: The new generation instills calm, while still realizing the true essence

Wu Yi & Li Yewei: The new generation instills calm, while still realizing the true essence

During this graduation event, the participants viewed past graduation projects, visited the exhibition, and listened to the comments of the alumni regarding the artworks of the year. This fosters an atmosphere of sharing between alumni and this year’s graduates, as well as allowing a historical view...
An Artistic Time Travel: Conversations on "From the Canglang Pavilion" by Wu Hongliang, Qiu Ting, and Zhu Qiang

An Artistic Time Travel: Conversations on “From the Canglang Pavilion” by Wu Hongliang, Qiu Ting, and Zhu Qiang

It starts with the classical garden spirit that the Canglang Pavilion belongs to, and makes a new exploration of traditional Chinese humanism and the aesthetics of life.
From Single Creation to System Construction: 40 Years of Chinese Design and New Opportunities

From Single Creation to System Construction: 40 Years of Chinese Design and New Opportunities

“Chinese Design 40 Years – Experience and Model” symposium is an opportunity to learn from experience and start exploring the future, with sound thoughts developing.
Su Xinping: My Creative Process and Artistic Method

Su Xinping: My Creative Process and Artistic Method

In this lecture, he reviewed the experiences of creation, study and life, and talked about his artistic ideas and creative process. Director of Department of Teaching at the School of Graduate, CAFA, Ge Yujun, hosted the lecture.
Hua Tianxue: The Relationship between Xu Beihong and Japanese Fine Arts

Hua Tianxue: The Relationship between Xu Beihong and Japanese Fine Arts

Hua Tianxue examined the commentary on “Japanese Ministry of Education Fine Arts Exhibition” written by Xu Beihong that attempts to explore the influence of the trip to Japan on Xu Beihong’s art.
Barbara Pollack: “Post-Passport, Post-Human: New Identities in Contemporary Art”

Barbara Pollack: “Post-Passport, Post-Human: New Identities in Contemporary Art”

What is “post-passport”? What is “post-human”? What is the relationship with art? How does she consider Chinese contemporary art and the social changes hiding behind it? Barbara mainly expounded on a group of young Chinese artists and reviewed Chinese contemporary art from...