In new works, mainly completed in Germany, surreal and dreamlike figures come to the foreground, they are less obscured by his earlier predilection for vast landscape, now more isolated, and often literally de-contextualized.
With the presentation of each artist’s work in this group exhibition, a site of “rehearsal” is built. Looking beyond the cues, narratives and individual position of discourse, each work reveals a reality. One that can be taken away by others, and the reality one perceives is the only one there is.
This exhibition brings Li Fan’s recent works from 2015 to 2017. Inspired from the mass media and selected the interesting images, the artist interprets and recreates figures and objects onto paper.
It is an interactive and creative exhibition of science and technology and audio-visual entertainment, bringing together the creations of many artists, film makers, designers, architects, musicians and digital game developers, to create a world surrounded by...
Gateway (2017) is likely the key piece to the show, which bears this particular work's name. Constructed of ink and Xuan paper, the sculpture lyrically duplicates the double-door opening of the second floor of the brownstone—the level on which the gallery Is located. In no way a close copy, the white paper is mottled with...
The exhibition explores the discrepancy of what is seen and unseen to the viewer, looking at how artists move beyond the definable boundary of things. To go somewhere via a detour is not the same as losing attentiveness.
It invites three young artists, who have different professional backgrounds, in cooperation with the poet and writer Meng Meng, to form a window group using “finding friends".
Hao Shiming’s works expertly combine their own particular semantic “threads” by destroying and reconstructing symbols taken from Chinese historic literature, to become the foundation of an artistic method derived from calligraphy.
Artist Jin Yangping has adopted the approaches of close-up and magnifying lens in his recent works. Confronted with magical and witty reality at present, the artist will interpret and perform the human scene plays through curtain painting. The exhibition will open to the public on January 19, 2018.
The works on view, comprised of sketches, drawings, watercolors, ink paintings, pastel and acrylic paintings, wish to offer a rare glimpse into these artists’ inner working through the medium of paper.
The lecture was strongly supported by the Center of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, CAFA. Prof. Qiao Xiaoguang was invited to give lectures and dialogue. On January 6, Peter Callesen’s paper-cut art exhibition of “White World” opened at the Danish Cultural Center in the 798 Art District.
Trying to summarize Xu Bing and his work as completely as possible is not an easy task at all. His artistic expression has such an open and rich context that he has been infinitely open to the possibilities of artistic language and imagination, while he has mediated thoroughly on society, culture and reality and provided...