“Overseas Chinese artists” refer to a special and broad group, and we can’t use fixed criteria to judge and measure them because of different cultural contexts of the regions they live in, different individual experiences and backgrounds. Therefore, it’s not easy to investigate the “common traits” of the group.
The world is constantly changing; art is developing; education is transforming. How can art education play a role in this dynamic and rapidly shifting situation, and particularly, in this new era of global and cultural integration? What are the challenges and opportunities facing the future of art education?
The CONSTELLATIONS symbolize a set of various complex relationships.
In Liang’s artistic practices over the past 30 years, metaphysical and philosophical thinking and poetic meditation has remained as his clue which leads to his pursuit in the beginning and end of life with the convincing symbolic meaning of silk.
Reviewing the creations of Du Xiaotong over the years, “sea” has been continuously depicted. The vast, fragmented, cold and misty scenes are regarded as objective scenes to be subjectively portrayed. From ancient to modern times, many scholars and literati have written poems on the sea, which is diverted from the demands hidden in...
“CHINA HOUSE VISION” gathers ten clues, which inspires the audience to understand, feedback and reflect on their own way. But the responsibility of reconstructing order requires further long-term considerations.
“Man is an invention of recent date. And one perhaps nearing its end... man will be erased, like a face drawn in the sand at the edge of the sea” This is the 2010 book published by Cary Wolfe, What is Posthumanism? quotes the last paragraph of Michel Foucault’s “The Order of Things”.
Zhuo Min, who has taught in Japan for many years, is called “a scholar-type painter” by the curator Hang Chunxiao. His ink and wash works are quite different from the ordinary ink-and-wash works because they achieve the “implantation of a certain problem consciousness.”
Recently, Xu Bing’s comprehensive institutional exhibition “Xu Bing: Thought and Method” was unveiled at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing. The exhibition brings together more than 60 works created during his forty years art career which tries to explore Xu Bing’s thoughts and methods through a comprehensive exploration and presentation.
From this elegant lady who has experienced many sufferings, has also achieved great success, we could find so many valuable qualities: tenacity, perseverance, transparency, sincerity, concentration, and her paintings are like her character, intelligent and full of vitality.
This exhibition was curated by Lu Hong, Executive Director of United Art Museum and exhibits span the three galleries of the Museum showcasing about 100 artworks.
The answer of “Into Ashes” is “unity”, and there is no exception. If the era is the “dust”, then the artist is also “dust”. If the era faces difficulties, then the artist is also faced with difficulties. If the era is “anxious”, the artist is also “anxious” and even more “anxious”. “If you ask me...