Awakenings: Art in Society in Asia 1960s–1990s, a major retrospective at Singapore's National Gallery (14 June–15 September 2019), opens emphatically in flames. At the exhibition's entrance, viewers encounter a wall-sized image from 1964 titled Burning Canvases Floating on the River. The photograph captures a performance by Lee Seung-taek, in which...
When the London-born artist Thomas J Price graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Chelsea College of Arts in 2004, the school's college art prize was by no means his most notable accomplishment as an emerging artist. In 2001, Price presented his much-talked-about work Licked, a daring performance, later profiled on the BBC 4 television...
Without punctuation, She Said Why Me, the title of May Fung's 1989 video presents itself as a statement, rather than a question. It suggests a subject who expects no response, a person prepared to make what she can from being chosen though perplexed by the attention. The video follows a blindfolded woman, then unmasked, through late colonial-era...
Timothy Taylor, together with West Bund Group, is honoured to present the first large-scale exhibition of Alex Katz in China. Now in his 89th year, Katz is one of the most significant artists of his generation, with a far-reaching influence over many of today’s most successful artists. Determined to pioneer a style that set him apart from his contemporaries, Katz’s distinct minimal aesthetic is revealed in large-scale works that are both deeply intimate and also icons of a resolute style. Portraits of family and friends, still-lifes of flowers purchased from street vendors near his New York studio, and landscapes drawn from the artist’s personal experiences in urban and rural locations are characteristic of Katz’s flawless mastery of his medium. Painted from life and in single sessions, there
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