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The Long Museum presents "Yu Hong: The World of Saha" in Shanghai

The Long Museum presents “Yu Hong: The World of Saha” in Shanghai

More than a retrospective, this exhibition is envisioned as an “introspective” into her unique and wide-ranging vocabulary. Yu Hong is primarily known for several series of paintings that she has developed since the beginning of her artistic practice, and this exhibition will trace her evolution into new realms...
Xu Feng—To Embrace the World While Wearing the Mask of a “Rabbit”

Xu Feng—To Embrace the World While Wearing the Mask of a “Rabbit”

Initially, the subject of Xu Feng’s art is mainly the human body. Xu’s art is known for his portrayal of hideous faces and monstrous human bodies. Xu hoped to display a distorted form of human nature through the “bizarrerie” of form. However, Xu Feng’s style changed drastically in 2013. Perhaps it was due to the fact...
Fou Gallery presents "Lan Zhaoxing and Renqian Yang: Between Mountains" in New York

Fou Gallery presents “Lan Zhaoxing and Renqian Yang: Between Mountains” in New York

Lan’s paintings seek for a balanced sense of order in the landscape with rhythmic musicality. Yang presents ceramic works created at the Craigardan Residency in the Adirondack Mountains in 2018. In her new work she experiments with porcelain paper clay, continue creating organic sculptures and returns to...
Maggi Hambling’s first exhibition in China will be presented at CAFA Art Museum

Maggi Hambling’s first exhibition in China will be presented at CAFA Art Museum

It is a career-length exhibition which showcases about 60 Maggi Hambling’s works from the 1960s to the present day, including oil paintings, ink, graphite, charcoal drawings as well as a number of wooden sculptures. The exhibition is curated by the famous British curator, Philip Dodd.
Hanart TZ Gallery presents "The Garden of Winter Light" in Hong Kong

Hanart TZ Gallery presents “The Garden of Winter Light” in Hong Kong

The exhibition intends to create a space for loitering in leisure that is authentic to this moment. The fact that this 'garden' is coming into being in a contemporary art gallery, means an inevitable cacophony of contemporary sensibilities: while some of the art celebrates the link to nature, much of it is about the incursion...
UCCA will present "Qiu Zhijie: Mappa Mundi" reflecting his myriad identities

UCCA will present “Qiu Zhijie: Mappa Mundi” reflecting his myriad identities

For the last ten years, mapping has served multiple functions in Qiu’s artistic practice: as self-conscious gesture, workflow chart, exhibition plan, intellectual exchange, political topology, and cultural research programme.
Mo Bao—A Chinese Ink Artist Cannot be a Great Artist Without Dreaming to Become a Rock Star

Mo Bao—A Chinese Ink Artist Cannot be a Great Artist Without Dreaming to Become a Rock Star

Mo Bao was born in 1981 in Guangxi province. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree on Traditional Chinese Painting from Guangxi Arts Institute, and a Master’s degree from China Central Academy of Fine Arts with a focus on the traditional Chinese landscape painting in freehand style. Meanwhile, he also serves as the vocal in his...
Winds of Change in Forty Years: “Breakthrough and Return” of Chinese Ink Paintings

Winds of Change in Forty Years: “Breakthrough and Return” of Chinese Ink Paintings

There is no doubt that ink and wash is an important cultural resource for our participation in international dialogue today. Throughout the 40 years of reform and opening up, ink and wash art has never stopped exploring the epochal trends.
A Review of Modern Painting in China: “Moving Towards New Painting—China Modern New Painting Exhibition” was unveiled

A Review of Modern Painting in China: “Moving Towards New Painting—China Modern New Painting Exhibition” was unveiled

This exhibition presents more than 60 paintings by 14 artists including Zhang Guangyu, Wu Dayu, Zhang Zhengyu, Sha Qi, Zhu Danian, Zhang Ding...
BANK presents Xie Qi’s "Clavicle" in Shanghai

BANK presents Xie Qi’s “Clavicle” in Shanghai

Clavicle presents a series of recent oil paintings by this Beijing-based artist in a signature style that embraces both transcendental humanistic tenets and a contemporary spirit. The show is the result of several years of preparation and marks a new breakthrough in the artist’s oeuvre.
Galerie Urs Meile Beijing presents "Vanishing into Thin Air" featuring the work by Yang Mushi

Galerie Urs Meile Beijing presents “Vanishing into Thin Air” featuring the work by Yang Mushi

In his third solo presentation after Illegitimate Production and Compulsory Execution, during which the artist used various methods to grind found tools into an array of geometric shapes and textures, the artist furthers his meditations on such topics as urban development, evolution, and labor relations.
“Reconfirm”: The Future of Ink Art

“Reconfirm”: The Future of Ink Art

It features more than 60 works by 35 representatives of ink artists who were active in the art circles in 2018, in order to review the ink artists who have played a role in the construction of ideas and spiritual forms of contemporary Chinese ink wash painting. It is entitled “Reconfirm: The Future-Oriented Ink Art”,...