Month: March 2017

  • Siah Armajani: Monument Valley

    Siah Armajani: Monument Valley

    A bridge by Siah Armajani (b.1939) is always a moving target, an ontological riddle. It must be quite odd for a visitor new to his practice to encounter such a structure – either as a sculptural installation or paper-based model – within the confines of gallery walls. Neither sculptures that foreground form nor ready-mades that […]

  • Wind Rising from the Tips of Green Duckweeds: —A Conversation with Qiu Anxiong

    Wind Rising from the Tips of Green Duckweeds:  —A Conversation with Qiu Anxiong

    In 2006, Shanghai-based artist Qiu Anxiong premiered New Classic of Mountains and Seas I (NCMS1), a thirty-minute, three-channel ink animation that narrated a powerful allegory of modern civilization and its plight. Inspired by the ancient encyclopedic cosmography Classic of Mountains and Seas, which describes a myriad of prehistoric and mythological creatures, the video and its […]