Aktis Gallery presents an exhibition of Wang Keping (b.1949) and Zao Wou-Ki (1921-2013) for Asian Art in London 2016. The exhibition ‘CHINA BLACK’ showcases a group of 16 sculptures by the contemporary sculptor Wang Keping alongside a selection of 10 Chinese ink paintings by the renowned Zao Wou-Ki. Both artists left their native homeland for Paris in the 20th century, gaining recognition by the European art world as well as continuing to build their reputation in China. The exhibition is running until February 6th, 2017.
By Lucille Enel on November 16, 2016
By Lucille Enel on October 27, 2016
Aktis Gallery will present China Black an exhibition of Zao Wou-Ki and Wang Keping for Asian Art in London 2016. At the occasion, the gallery will showcase a selection of 16 sculptures by Wang Keping. They will be exhibited alongised 10 Chinese ink paintings by Zao Wou-Ki. On 6th November 2016 at 18.30, the gallery will be holding an Artist in Conversation event with Wang Keping, moderated by Dr. Katie Hill.
By Lucille Enel on October 24, 2016
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By Lucille Enel on October 20, 2016
By Lucille Enel on October 8, 2016
De la peinture, is the Chinese painter Yan Heng’s second solo exhibition at Galerie Sator in Paris. For the past few year, the artist has been developing a style of painting getting closer to installation. However Yan Heng chose for this exhibition to come back to the “pure” exercice of painting, showing a brand new series of works focusing on this medium.
By Lucille Enel on October 6, 2016
As part of Run, Run, Run – 20 years of La Station exhibition, Macumba Night Club presents Villa Macumba at Villa Arson in Nice. The exhibition consists of limited silkscreen editions created by more than 30 artists and printed by David Ancelin. The show curated by David Ancelin is running until December 30th. Featured image © David Ancelin
By Lucille Enel on September 6, 2016
Wilderness” is Gao Lei’s third solo exhibition at White Space Beijing. At the occasion, he is presenting a series of brand-new works, including installations, paintings and photographs which show once again the artist’s mastery of various mediums and materials. The exhibition is running until October 16th. Featured image © White Space Beijing
By Lucille Enel on May 24, 2016
At the occasion of Art Unlimited Art Basel 2016, Birdhead will be showing their work. At the same period Galerie & Edition Stephan Witschi in Zurich will present “Welcome to Birdhead world Again” opening on the 3rd of June and Birdhead will also show their works in a group show called “the crocodile in the pond” in Luzern curated by Alexandra Grimmer which will open on June 12th. Featured image: courtesy of the Artists and Shanghart Gallery
By Lucille Enel on May 23, 2016
After London, “Zhang Ding: Enter the Dragon 2″ is the second iteration of Zhang Ding’s project curated by Matt Williams and presented at K11 Art Foundation in Shanghai. Following a special performance on the opening night, there will be five public performances held on the following Saturday evenings: 28th May, 4th June, 11th June, 18th June and 25th June.
By Lucille Enel on May 18, 2016
Chinese avant-garde Director Tian Gebing takes up the Ten Commandments, Book of Exodus and faith in God, looking into them with no preconceived notions. In his work Tian Gebing, co-founder of the “Paper Tiger” artistic group, uses a great variety of texts, also those non-theatrical, such as court records, instruction manuals, and press releases. One of the most important elements of his performances is dance, choreographed in collaboration with actress and choreographer Wang Yanan. Featured Image © Paper Tiger