Month: July 2021

  • A Missing Hauntological Link—Soviet Ghosts in New York

    https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/p7E1LUO02aAoJ2E-IKrn4Q 后社会主义幽灵在纽约文 / 王辛 “……那被走廊尽头最后一馆的馆门所框限的一面巨大画幅的局部,凝着斑斓浓郁的蓝调子,拥挤着那组再熟悉不过的群像的中间部分,远远地,不幸,我提前看见了苏里科夫庞大的《女贵族莫洛卓娃》。1976年,拉萨寒夜,我缩在床上好久好久凝视这幅巨作的画片,确凿记得画中所有的脸。”——陈丹青,《无知的游历》,2011

  • HangarBicocca conference on Chen Zhen

    Davide Quadrio and Wang Xin | Spirituality (and its Misunderstandings) as Cosmotechnics https://pirellihangarbicocca.org/en/bubble/eternal-misunderstanding-davide-quadrio-wang-xin/# https://youtu.be/2cjNbT6YXJU

  • Recent Talks

  • Painting In Spite of All

    Conversation with Luc Tuymans; Feature for Modern Daily

  • Danse Macabre: Sydney Shen

    Sydney Shen in Conversation with Xin Wang http://moussemagazine.it/sydney-shen-xin-wang-2021/ The Japanese toilet is truly a place of spiritual repose. It always stands apart from the main building, at the end of a corridor, in a grove fragrant with leaves and moss. No words can describe that sensation as one sits in the dim light. The novelist […]

  • On Space Art

    by Xin Liu & Xin Wang January 19, 2021 https://www.art-agenda.com/features/372727/on-space-art Xin Liu, Orbit Weaver, 2017. Production still of artist’s performance during a parabolic flight. Image courtesy of the artist. Photo by Steve Boxell. During the prolonged lockdown that defined much of 2020, the Xinjiang-born, New York-based artist and engineer Xin Liu juggled multiple roles. These included participating in a […]

  • Digital Reincarnations

    by Xin Wang & Lu Yang October 19, 2020 https://www.art-agenda.com/features/355558/digital-reincarnations Lu Yang, The Great Adventure of Material World, 2019. Still from video game. Image courtesy of the artist. The practice of Shanghai-based artist Lu Yang is best characterized as a continuous project of world-building. His videos, computer games, and digital avatars combine a distinctive repertoire of intellectual traditions and […]

  • 2021 Whitney Lecture series (archive)

    Online Learning Series Lecture: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter (on Salman Toor) https://whitney.org/events/online-learning-series-lecture-the-heart-is-a-lonely-hunter In this talk, teaching fellow Xin Wang will provide context for the upcoming exhibition Salman Toor: How Will I Know. In Toor’s intimately scaled oil paintings, dreamlike color and references to historical styles such as the Rococo and Baroque introduce fantasy […]