Last Saturday Today art museum (first privately run contemporary art museum open in Beijing) celebrated its 10 years anniversary, with the opening of Wang Guangyi retrospective exhibition ‘Thing-in-itself: utopia, pop and personal theology”.
The exhibition curated by Huang Zhuan shows works from the early 80’s to nowadays within four main sections:
Cultural utopia: the logic of creation 1984-1986 with pieces as Post-Classical – the return of tragic Loce or Back of Mona Lisa A.
From Analysis to Pop: Correction and requisition 1987-1996 with famous paintings as Great Criticism Marlboro whom made him famous.
Materialist theaology: Matter and form 1997-2011 presenting the installation temperature or Cold War Aesthetic.
Things-in-themselves 2011-2012 presents an huge installation set up in the main space of the Museum 1st floor.
Exhibition venue: Today Art Museum Main building
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