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Recap: Meet the Artist: Liu Xiaodong, 11.24.20

Nov 25, 2020

China Institute’s “Meet the Artist” Series brings contemporary Chinese artists in conversation with leading art experts about their work, process, and perspectives. What is the role of art in society? Do artists have social responsibility? What does it mean to be a global artist? Liu Xiaodong (LX), a super star in contemporary Chinese art, answered […]

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Meet the Artist: Liu Xiaodong — China’s leading Neo-Realist talks art, global issues and the human experience

Nov 24, 2020

What is the role of art in society? Do artists have social responsibility? What does it mean to be a global artist? On November 24, Liu Xiaodong, a super star in contemporary Chinese art, will answer these questions and more. In conversation with art journalist Barbara Pollack, Liu will share four projects—depicting his hometown in […]

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In Search of China’s Soul, Subversively

May 21, 2019

In Search of China’s Soul, Subversively A conversation with artist Sun Xun and author Barbara Pollack By Jeremy Willinger   When artist Sun Xun conceives of a new phantasmagorical piece of animated art, he refuses to think through the end before he begins. In his mind, to have a predetermined conclusion would be too commercial. […]

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