Para/Site’s “Taiping Tianguo”: Moving beyond the survey in Hong Kong


Running from 12 May to 12 August 2012, Para/Site Art Space’s exhibition “Taiping Tianguo” empowers the viewer to find or imagine the common threads between its artists.

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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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Surreal Zhang Xiao photographs document changing Chinese coastline – picture feast


“Coastline”, the award-winning photography series by Chinese emerging artist Zhang Xiao, examines the rapid changes occurring in the coastal cities of China.

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Get educated on Chinese art schooling – LEAP magazine


China-based bilingual art publication LEAP has put together an incredibly in-depth April 2011 issue that focusses on China’s art education system, past to present.

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Ai Weiwei transparent communicator: Interview Tate’s Juliet Bingham – Part I


Tate curator Juliet Bingham talks to Pippa Dennis on the challenges of curating Ai Weiwei’s Sunflower Seeds and the artist’s talent for social media.

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Cai Guo-Qiang’s largest gunpowder drawings to date at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston opened to public this October


Celebrated for his “gunpowder drawings,” in which different types and colors of gunpowder are ignited against a surface, creating ethereal and smoky images, Cai Guo-Qiang executed “Odyssey”, the largest gunpowder drawing he has ever made to date, on the span of 42 panels totaling 10 by 162 feet, commissioned by Museum of Fine Art Houston (MFAH) early this October.

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Young Chinese artist Li Hui lights up Netherlands: an Art Radar interview


CHINESE ARTIST SOLO EXHIBITION LIGHT ART NETHERLANDS Following his impressive solo exhibition last year in Mannheim, Germany, young Chinese artist Li Hui brings yet another surprise to the European art scene. In the pitch-dark exhibition space provided by The Centre of Artificial Light in … Continue reading

V+A museum-commissioned photography show The Mother of All Journeys lands in Hong Kong – interview Dinu Li


BRITISH-CHINESE PHOTOGRAPHY Dinu Li, an award-winning British-Chinese visual artist, showcases his exhibition The Mother of All Journeys at Amelia Johnson Contemporary (17 Sep – 31 Oct 2009) in Hong Kong. Initially commissioned by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, … Continue reading