Born in China in 1963, Cai Guangbin graduated from the Department of Chinese Painting at China Academy of Art in 1988, he majored in figure painting. Cai is one of the major artists of contemporary Chinese ink painting, and a pioneer and practitioner of photographic ink and wash. He is currently the head and professor...
By taking a shot/countershot approach to his life and career, and by revealing the secrets of his cinematic language, the exhibition also attempts to re-evaluate Chaplin’s revolutionary artistic heritage.
It examines, documents and studies Chinese contemporary photography, and introduces China's avant-garde photography to the public, thus to promote the development of contemporary Chinese photography.
It presents the work of two exemplary, and hugely influential 20th-century photo essayists, the documentary photographers Brian Brake and Steve McCurry.
By transforming the architectural spaces through jarring reflections and fascinating labyrinths that disrupt the viewers’ sense of balance and orientation, the artist invites us to question our normal perception of everyday experience.
“If ‘The Northern’ series represents a heavy reality and pessimistic emotions, then ‘The Southern’ series is more about fantasy and virtual mental states. Life and art are just dreams,” says Hai Bo.
The title more properly alludes to the pace at which Lois Conner produces her photographs; her nature of working slowly. Her subject is landscape: she looks at both urban and rural settings through the distinctive viewfinder of a large format, banquet camera, so-called because the original 19th century versions were used for the purpose of...
The exhibition reflects upon many aspects of the human condition in the contemporary world: the rapid dissemination of information, the surplus of materials, the isolation of human beings despite increased connectivity, the blurred boundaries between the organic and the inorganic.
The exhibition showcases over 150 pieces (sets) of artworks nominated by 21 universities based in Beijing, and it covers a wide range of media...
Perhaps there are two kinds of photography: one has time as the enemy, and is about confrontation or control. The other is about cooperation with time. But the world is not benevolent, and people cannot actually work with time.
“Acting Out” brings together over 100 well-known and never-before-seen photographs from Wing Shya’s films, editorial and personal work.
This exhibition highlights the presentation of contemporary German photographic art as represented by the Düsseldorf School, which is the first time for the contemporary German photographic works to be systematically displayed in China.