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Meet the Artist: Liu Xiaodong

Nov 24, 2020

Liu Xiaodong is a super star in contemporary Chinese art. He is best known for his involvement in the Neo-Realist movement in China during the 1990s. Throughout his painting practice, Liu explores the conceptual aspect of documenting the developing economy of China.  “I like to find scenes that are part of life, of someone’s everyday existence […]

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Meet the Artist: Studio Visit and Conversation with Artist Wang Qingsong

Oct 7, 2020

Wang Qingsong is widely considered to be one of Asia’s most important photographic artists, whose large-format photographs address China’s rapidly changing society. Join us for an online tour of Wang’s recent exhibition, “On the Field of Hope,” at Tang Contemporary, Beijing, followed by an insider’s visit to his Beijing studio. Wang, who trained as a […]

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Recap: Meet the Artist: Chen Dongfan, 7.22.20

Jul 22, 2020

On July 22, China Institute presented its next installment in our “Meet the Artist” series of public programs, this episode with artist Chen Dongfan and art historian Xin Wang. Chen Dongfan believes mythology still looms large in China’s collective imagination. The Wuhan hospitals built with lightning speed to address the coronavirus, for example, were named […]

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