“A Journey to Silence”: Chinese painter Pan Yuliang at Guangdong Times Museum


China’s pioneering modernist woman painter is on show through 19 November 2017 at the Guangdong Times Museum.

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A ‘Big Tail Elephant’: China’s Chen Shaoxiong (1962–2016) – artist profile


Art Radar speaks to the late Chen Shaoxiong’s gallerist Meg Maggio of Pékin Fine Arts and long-term collaborative partner from Big Tail Elephants Lin Yilin.

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“Operation PRD – Big Tail Elephants: One Hour, No Room, Five Shows” at Guangdong Times Museum


The Guangdong Times Museum surveys the work of seminal Chinese artist collective Big Tail Elephants. Running until 7 October 2016 at the Guangdong Times Museum, “Operation PRD – Big Tail Elephants: One Hour, No Room, Five Shows” is the first … Continue reading

6 artists to know at the Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale 2014


Art Radar profiles 6 artists who stretch the concept of sculpture beyond material objects. The 8th edition of the Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale runs at the OCT Contemporary Art Terminal in Nanshan until 31 August 2014. Art Radar investigates its curatorial … Continue reading

Crossing China in 7 cities – book review


China’s diverse art scene is brought together in Crossing China, a comprehensive overview spanning 25 years. Seven major Chinese cities form the backbone of this accessible coffee table book on the chaotic, confusing and dazzling story of China’s contemporary art. … Continue reading

Jiang Zhi exhibition: First solo for GuangDong Times Museum


The GuangDong Times Museum in China holds its first ever solo show, “If This Is a Man”, with work by Chinese contemporary artist Jiang Zhi. The exhibition ran at the museum until 24 June 2012.

 

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Animamix Biennial – an alternative biennial pushes aesthetic of comic art – interview curator Victoria Lu


ANIMATION ART BIENNIAL The Animamix Biennial is unique. The first was held in 2007, organised by Victoria Lu, an experienced curator and the Artistic Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Shanghai. This years show, also curated by Lu, spans four … Continue reading

Chinese artist-run spaces rise up again?


ARTIST RUN SPACES BEIJING CHINA Eflux writer Carol Linghua Yu has written an interesting piece on the recent sprouting of independent artist-run spaces ‘born as a response to a specific situation in China’. Obsessed with constructing physical infrastructure and state-of-the-art … Continue reading