Monthly Archives: April 2012

Museum Boom in China

China’s drive to ashieve world status in more than just economic power has now turned to art museums, a push that is also resulting in the showing of more Chinese art in the United States, according to New York Times. … Continue reading

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Chinese Architect Wins Pritzker Price

Chinese architect Wang Shu has been named the recipient of the 2012 Pritzker Price, the most prestigious award in international architecture. His buildings include the Library of Senshing College at Suzhou University, the Ningbo Contemporary Art Museum, the Ningbo History … Continue reading

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Face Portraits paintings

An exhibition Face at Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum features portrait paintings by 75 contemporary Chinese artists. The show, curator Guo Xiaoli says, presents an evolution of contemporary portrait paintings. Master artists from the 1980’s, such as Luo Zhongli, 1990’s representatives … Continue reading

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Naked red boys

This week in the Beijing cultural scene, we have got the CCTV building blushing in false modesty at recent global acclaim with Chen Wenling’s new sculptures at the Opposite House (courtesy of Red Gate Gallery), exciting new exhibits by Song … Continue reading

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The Invisable Man

Chinese contemporary artist Liu Bolin, known as “the invisable man”, after his 2005 “Hidng in the streets” series, has continued to amaze art lovers with his explicit work. Bolin’s artistic camouflaging abilities have led him to a long roster of … Continue reading

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