Cinga Samson 's paintings lay bare the complex relationship between contemporary life, African traditions, globalisation, and representation. His strikingly sombre portraits contain similarities to those of contemporary painters such as Toyin Ojih Odutola, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye , Kehinde Wiley , Florine Démosthène, and Tunji...
Seismic Movements , the fifth Dhaka Art Summit, plotted movements, solidarities, and exchanges across the Global South with over 500 artists, scholars, curators, and thinkers.
At the freshly opened Winsing Art Place in Taipei, works by Vietnamese-Danish artist Danh Vo are being presented in Taiwan for the first time. In this video, the founder of Winsing Arts Foundation, Jenny Yeh, introduces Vo's exhibition.
Beijing-based contemporary art gallery Tabula Rasa Gallery takes its name from the philosophical concept of the ‘blank slate’: the idea that we are born with a blank state and that our knowledge derives exclusively from experiences and education.Read More
The gallery’s aim is to challenge viewers' preconceptions, to allow artists to experiment with new ideas. Established in 2015 by Sammi Liu—gallerist and founder of Almost Art Project (AAP) art festival—and friends, the gallery supports the work of emerging and mid-career Chinese and international contemporary artists. From its gallery space based in a former industrial building in Beijing’s 798 Art District, the gallery seeks to promote its variety of artists through a combination of exhibitions, talks, research, and in-house publications.
Working with a broad selection of mainly Chinese emerging and mid-career artists, the roster of artists represented by Tabula Rasa Gallery covers a diverse range of media. From Anusman’s internationally sought-after comics to Li Tao’s material-oriented installations and Nathan Zhou’s distinctive graffiti and collaged works, the gallery’s artists explore the language of art in regards to their medium. Among the gallery’s artists are several widely exhibiting contemporary artists such as Liu Zhibang, Wang Ziyue, and Yuan Yuan, whose works have been seen across the Asian and international art scene.
There's never before been an exhibition of contemporary Chinese art of this magnitude: Eight cities, nine museums, 120 artists, 500 works. For audiences in Germany, the question is on the tip of their tongues: Just how much influence did Chinese officials play in the making of " China 8 ," which opens to the public on May 14 and...
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