In 2010, I had the chance to interview Cui Xiuwen about her series “Existential Emptiness” in her studio. Today in her memory, I would like to share the interview that was published in Gallery Guide Hong Kong in February 2011. During the interview she said “I truly believe that the most important thing that art can provide is independence and intellectual freedom.” Featured image: cover of Gallery Guide Hong Kong Issue 16 February 2011
By Lucille Enel on August 10, 2018
The new album of the serie Expedisound, China Expedisound – Yunnan province is on sell online!! I warmly invite you to visit the website Ulule. Along with the CD set’s introduction and samples, you will find mass of information and videos about the project. CHINA EXPEDISOUND [Yunnan Province] The electronic music label I.O.T Records has […]
By franck on December 5, 2011
Ryhmänäyttely is the name of the forthcoming exhibition at Macumba night club in Nice (France). It means “group exhibition” in Finnish, and it’s for sure a group exhibition as 65 artists will display a work of small size at this occasion. The opening will take place on Saturday 10th between 3pm to 8pm. No need […]
The exhibition will be running from October 21th to November 7th 2011 The opening will take place on OCTOBER 22th 18:00 Venue: YOKOHAMA CREATIVECITY CENTER (YCC) 3F 6-50-1 Honcho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken Yokohama creativecity center is also running a artistic residency programme. More information please visit Far East Contemporaries and Chen Wei‘s websites.
Eastern promise For international contemporary art dealers, the Chinese market has mostly been about the promise represented by its growing class of high-spending consumers—and, boy, has the art world invested in that potential. In the past year, Gagosian Gallery opened its first Asian outpost in Hong Kong, and White Cube announced that it will open its […]
Of course, art market participants are being cautious, fearing contagion of the nervousness surrounding the global economy to the art market. Nevertheless, the results of the major Hong Kong sales kicking off the new season don’t seem to reflect any particular anxiety. The 23% unsold rate at Sotheby’s Contemporary art sale on 3 October 2011 […]
Upcoming Ullens auction at Sotheby’s Hong Kong as a start for new Chinese collectors and as UCCA new foundation?
Essentially, Ullens appears to see the coming sale as a positive thing for the cultivation of newer art collections in China. After the sale, which is expected to raise millions, Ullens will be able to put UCCA on a stronger foundation, while simultaneously seeding dozens of new art collections throughout mainland China and Hong Kong. […]
By franck on September 22, 2011
Phil Tinari Takes over from Jérôme Sans at Beijing’s Ullens Center, Signaling New Direction article on ARTINFO American-born, Beijing-based curator and editor Philip Tinari will take the helm as Director of the UCCA (Ullens Center Contemporary Art Beijing) this December. He replaces Jérôme Sans in the position. Tinari has been active in the Chinese contemporary art […]
By franck on September 21, 2011
Beijing Paper Tiger Theater Studio’s director Tian Gebing and the Dancer Wang Yanan are in residency at Monty Art Center in Antwerp in Belgium this month. At the end of the month, they will present their new work “The Masses”. Please find attached here the invitation for the performance that will take place on Friday […]