Contemporary Art: 中国

“艺术来源于生活”:冯博一

wmagazine:

Visions of China. Isaac Julien,《万重浪》Ten Thousand Waves, MoMA.

"Additional collaborators include calligrapher Gong Fagen 巩法根, the film and video artist Yang Fudong 杨福东, cinematographer Zhao Xiaoshi 趙曉詩, and poet Wang Ping 王屏, from whom Julien commissioned “Small Boats,” a poem that is recited in Ten Thousand Waves.”

wmagazine:

Visions of China. Isaac Julien,《万重浪》Ten Thousand Waves, MoMA.

"Additional collaborators include calligrapher Gong Fagen 巩法根, the film and video artist Yang Fudong 杨福东, cinematographer Zhao Xiaoshi 趙曉詩, and poet Wang Ping 王屏, from whom Julien commissioned “Small Boats,” a poem that is recited in Ten Thousand Waves.”

Hou Shuai (Central Academy of Fine Arts), “Whale”, “Mail”, “Goodbye Lenin” | 侯帅《…再见列宁》52.5 x 30 cm, Gelatin silver print.

Seen at the Today Art Museum 今日美术馆 | 2013 Caissa Rising Artists—Exhibition for Nominated Students from Art Academy | 2013 凯撒艺术新星—2013艺术院校大学生年度提名展   [ph. 沈丹霓]Curator: He Guiyan 何桂彦

(Source: contemporaryartchina)

yama-bato:

Han Lei 韓磊 | 黄山 Yellow Mountain 02

yama-bato:

Han Lei 韓磊 黄山 Yellow Mountain 02

artistsofcolour:

Xiaojing Yan, Bridge, ceramic spoons, 2009.

Xiaojing Yan creates mixed media installations, which express personal ideas of identity, history and communication from the perspective of an immigrant working between cultures. Yan employs traditional Chinese materials and techniques and reinvents them within a Western aesthetic and presentation. 

theculturetrip:
The Power of the Word: Calligraphy in Contemporary Chinese Art 
Calligraphy forms the cornerstone of traditional Chinese culture, which has been described as a ‘culture devoted to the power of the word’. Whilst rooted in tradition, contemporary Chinese artists like Xu Bing 徐冰, Yang Yongliang 杨泳梁, and Monika Lin are using calligraphy to recontextualise reexamine the past. See their works here »

theculturetrip:

The Power of the Word: Calligraphy in Contemporary Chinese Art 

Calligraphy forms the cornerstone of traditional Chinese culture, which has been described as a ‘culture devoted to the power of the word’. Whilst rooted in tradition, contemporary Chinese artists like Xu Bing 徐冰, Yang Yongliang 杨泳梁, and Monika Lin are using calligraphy to recontextualise reexamine the past. See their works here »

Zhan Wang 展望, Artificial Rock #85, 2005, Stainless Steel, Boston MFA

(Source: contemporaryartchina)

sickpage:

Ian Teh
Workers return home after a days work at a nearby coal power station and steel plant. Behind in the distance is a new cooling tower that has just been erected, the station is increasing its capacity. Tonghua 通化, China 

"Malaysia-born, London-based photographer Ian Teh talks about ambiguity in landscapes and creating moving storylines within still images." -thestar

sickpage:

Ian Teh

Workers return home after a days work at a nearby coal power station and steel plant. Behind in the distance is a new cooling tower that has just been erected, the station is increasing its capacity. Tonghua 通化, China 

"Malaysia-born, London-based photographer Ian Teh talks about ambiguity in landscapes and creating moving storylines within still images." -thestar

pmikos: CHEN YANNING 陈衍宁 (via 作品欣赏 - 中国写实画派)

pmikos: CHEN YANNING 陈衍宁 (via 作品欣赏 - 中国写实画派)

cosascool:

Caverne by Huang Yong Ping 黄永砯

Li Hao 李皓, 梦中的方舟 & 远航, Ying Gallery (798, Beijing)