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 January 5, 2017
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 April 4, 2016
Galerie Zurcher is presenting Wang Keping solo show in Paris until May 14th showing some of his latest sculptures. Born in Beijing in 49 year of the founding of the People’s Republic, Wang Keping is one of the founders of the first non conformist artists’ group the Stars which was formed in 1979 during the post cultural revolution Beijing Spring. He has been living in Paris since 1984.
By Lucille Enel on March 22, 2016
At the occasion of Art Basel “M+ Sigg Collection: Four Decades of Chinese Contemporary Art” was presented at the M+ museum in West Kowloon. The M+ Sigg Collection is an extraction from Swiss collector Uli Sigg’s unique collection. The Sigg Collection is universally recognised as the most important collection in the world of Chinese contemporary art from the 1970s to the present.
By franck on September 19, 2011
Asian Art Archive (AAA) is running a project online call “Material of the future“. where you can find really valuable interviews of art personalities (renowned artists and curators) sharing their life experience. Their story document Chinese contemporary art from 1980-1990. Among the interviews presented, you can listen to Gao Minglu, Gu Wenda, Ding Yi, Fei Dawei, […]
Results of Hong Kong International art Fair in English in French Some works I specially noticed during the fair… Silentium by Pramuhendra Caelo Zen of Ara by Rebecca Horn Eternal Smile by Wang Keping presented at 10 Chancery Lane Alex Virji Nandan Ghiya Jason Martin Ouattara Watts as a nod to the missing one… but quite present […]