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Vanguard Gallery presents LUCY Episode 1: “LucyLucy” in Shanghai

Vanguard Gallery presents LUCY Episode 1: “LucyLucy” in Shanghai

Ye flattened a selection of images off the internet, layered and clustered them around a left-black human figure in the center, as if layered sketches of various virtual identities of the same individual in the cyber world.
MoMA PS1 will showcase "Land: Zhang Huan and Li Binyuan" in New York

MoMA PS1 will showcase “Land: Zhang Huan and Li Binyuan” in New York

It brings together a selection of performance works by two Chinese artists of different generations that address the relationship between the body and the land. The exhibition juxtaposes videos and photographs of early performance works by Zhang Huan (Chinese, b. 1965) with those of more recent performances by Li Binyuan (Chinese, b. 1985).
Sean Kelly presents "180 Faces" featuring the new work by Liu Wei in the United States

Sean Kelly presents “180 Faces” featuring the new work by Liu Wei in the United States

Comprising 180 unique "portraits," these paintings build upon an array of influences informing the artist's work, from Chinese calligraphy to Expressionism, whilst marking an extraordinary foray into totally new territory.
Chen Xi: The Situation and Choices of Paintings Proceeding Through the Contemporary

Chen Xi: The Situation and Choices of Paintings Proceeding Through the Contemporary

From the trend of chasing the Western modernism in the early years to the present diverse and open creative expressions in the art world, Chen Xi has always used painting to participate in and experience the art world. And also she has different understandings and strategies...
Mattia Casalegno presents "The Aerobanquets RMX " at Chronus Art Center, Shanghai

Mattia Casalegno presents “The Aerobanquets RMX ” at Chronus Art Center, Shanghai

Supported by extensive research and techonological experiments, Casalegno aims to blur the reductive binary of technology and sensory experiences, unfolding a deeper narrative focused around the act of sharing a meal that is participatory and relational, and to explore how embodiment and memory...
PSA announces theme of the 12th Shanghai Biennale: ​Proregress–Art in an Age of Historical Ambivalence

PSA announces theme of the 12th Shanghai Biennale: ​Proregress–Art in an Age of Historical Ambivalence

“Proregress” provides a framework to explore the role of contemporary art as a means by which the struggles and anxieties of many different latitudes are reflected and turned into subjective experience, training the contemporary subject in...
SNAP presents "Cui Shaohan–Consciousness Never Sleep"

SNAP presents “Cui Shaohan–Consciousness Never Sleep”

The artist uses found images and videos from the internet, then edits them with footage of his own performance. Switching between the role of the performer and director, Cui investigates his own life and reconstructs reality through his work.
Olafur Eliasson: Your Engagement has Consequences

Olafur Eliasson: Your Engagement has Consequences

On the occasion of Olafur Eliasson’s solo exhibition entitled “The unspeakable openness of things” being shown at the Beijing Red Brick Art Museum, the artist Eliasson was invited to give a lecture at the Central Academy of Fine Arts on the afternoon of March 25, 2018, to explain the relationships among artworks and artists, audiences,...
166 Art Space presents the duo exhibition of Gao Weigang and Ni Youyu

166 Art Space presents the duo exhibition of Gao Weigang and Ni Youyu

The exhibition explores dualities such as myth and religion; representation and illusion; and the living and the inanimate and the shifting conflict and coalescence between them. It is a lively combination and conversation among works that are very different from each other and yet share certain affinities, characteristics and conditions.
Naren Barfield: The essence of design is the value to improve this world

Naren Barfield: The essence of design is the value to improve this world

Naren Barfield, Deputy Vice Chancellor and Provost at Royal College of Art, was invited to deliver a speech themed on “Collaboration: the Future of Global Citizenship” at the symposium. CAFA ART INFO took this opportunity to interview him about his impression of development in Chinese design as well as his suggestions for young designers.
Power Station of Art presents "IN&OUT: Masayoshi Nakajo" in Shanghai

Power Station of Art presents “IN&OUT: Masayoshi Nakajo” in Shanghai

It features nearly 100 of Nakajo’s posters including 22 following the theme of "Mother & Others" created in 2016, 200 personal collected editions of Shiseido’s Hanatsubaki magazine that he contributed to between 1968 and 2011, and packaging designs for Shiseido Parlour...
Sheila Levrant de Bretteville: Design is about creating a dynamic style

Sheila Levrant de Bretteville: Design is about creating a dynamic style

The International Symposium of “Chinese Design 40 Years – Experience and Model” has brought together several generations of famous designers and masters and 25 famous experts & scholars in design and design education at home and abroad. CAFA ART INFO took this opportunity to interview with Sheila Levrant de Bretteville.