Tag: Contemporary Chinese Art

  • Liu Wei 刘韡个展

    “Liu Wei at Lehman Maupin.” Artforum. March 2013. http://artforum.com.cn/picks/section=world&mode=past#picks4951 LEHMAN MAUPIN 540 West 26th Street 2013.02.28–2013.03.23 刘韡个展现场,2013. 刘韡签约Lehmann Maupin画廊后在纽约的首次个展延续了一贯先声夺人的形

  • Seeing and Disbelieving: Chen Shaoxiong’s Ink Animation Videos

    Xin Wang, “Seeing and Disbelieving: Chen Shaoxiong’s Ink Animation Videos,” in Modern Art Asia Selected Papers Issues 1-8, edited by Majella Munro (West Sussex: Enzo Arts and Publishing, June 2012), pp. 213-224. Xin Wang essay on Chen Shaoxiong for Modern Art Asia http://www.chenshaoxiong.net/?p=1905 墨水东西/Ink Things,2007,水墨素描/Ink Drawing Since 2005, the now Beijing-based multi-media artist Chen Shaoxiong […]

  • Lu Zhengyuan on the “Good-Looking”

    “Lu Zhengyuan on the ‘Good-Looking’.” Art in America. September 26, 2012. http://www.artinamericamagazine.com/news-opinion/news/2012-09-26/lu-zhengyuan/. “Half-truth,” the New York debut of Lu Zhengyuan at Eli Klein [through Oct. 21], features just seven works that encompass painting, sculpture and photography. Lu consistently resists adopting a signature style, but maintains that the works should be individually “good-looking”—that is, visually and […]

  • Occupying Minds, Not Streets

    “Occupying Minds, Not Streets.” Hyperallergic. May 1, 2012. http://hyperallergic.com/50739/chen-shaoxiong-prepared-strategies-for-activists/ Installation view of “Prepared: Strategies for Activists” (all photos courtesy Chen Shaoxiong) LAWRENCE, Kansas — Mounting an exhibition anywhere in the neighborhood of occupation aesthetics can be precarious nowadays, for people are increasingly fed up with the same reiterations of ideological conceptualism and the ultra-politically correct, […]

  • Ai Weiwei’s Gilt

    “Ai Weiwei’s Gilt.” Art in America. November 28, 2011. http://www.artinamericamagazine.com/news-features/news/ai-weiweis-gilt/ On Nov. 17, 12 golden zodiac animal heads mounted on convoluted stems atop simple pedestals provided a glamorous setting for the book launch of Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals at Paul Kasmin’s plush new space in Chelsea. The festive event came six months after a larger bronze version of […]