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Li Jin (Beijing fangyuan yafen tuwen sheji youxian gongsi, Beijing, January 2001)
Date: January 2001
Language: English, Chinese
59 Illus., 63 pages
Dimensions: 25.9 x 17.6 x 0.8 (cm)
Price: US$ 16.67.

Li Jin's signature expressionist facial features demonstrate his unparalleled brushwork skills. With a foreword by Meg Maggio and an essay by Lang Shaojun, this catalogue features Li Jin¡¯s latest ink-wash and gong-bi figure paintings that focus on food and animal themes.

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Reconfiguration (xingxiang congzu) (Beijing fangyuan yafen tuwen sheji youxian gongsi, Beijing, January 2001)
Date: January 2001
Language: English, Chinese
32 Illus., 71 pages
Dimensions: 25.9 x 21.5 x 1.2 (cm)
Price: US$ 25.00.

The twelve artists of diverse backgrounds included in this travelling exhibition, sponsored by the CourtYard Gallery, all use the body (or its substitute) as a way of investigating various degrees of positioning and alienation within society, history, and ultimately, individual subjectivity. Catalogue essay by Lili Wei.

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'Next Wave' (Xin Chao) first issue, July 2001
(Beijing yinshuaxueyuan shixi gongchang, July 2001)

Published in Chinese every month.
English language version published quarterly.
Paperback, 85 pages, 96 colour plates, 57 b&w plates
Dimensions: 25.0 x 21.0 x 0.5 cm
Price: US$10.00

Conceived by critic/curator Li Xianting and documentary film maker Wu Wenguang, 'Next Wave' was launched in Beijing on June 28th, and is set to delve into the innovative and experimental side of China's visual and performing arts scene. Included in the first issue are reviews of controversial exhibition 'Post-Sensation 2: Spree' and experimental dance performance 'Birth Report', an interview with underground rock band Tongue (Shetou), writings on recent work by artists He Yunchang, Zhang Xiaogang and Kan Xuan, and a look back on the career of Chen Zhen.

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Hot Pot (RK Grafisk AS, Norway, April 2001)
Date: April, 2001
Language: English, Chinese, Norwegian
148 Illus., 192 pages
Dimensions: 26.0 x 18.4 x 0.6
Price: US$ 33.00.

This mammoth exhibition in Oslo featured the work of over 30 vanguard artists from all over China, whose work is well illustrated in this colourful catalogue. Reading matter includes Gu Zhenqing¡¯s essay on developments in art since the Cultural revolution, and the curators of the exhibition writing about their experiences of China¡¯s vibrant contemporary art scene.

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First Encounter - Lu Shengzhong (Beijing tushu chuangyi, Beijing, November 2000)
Date: November, 2001
Language: English, Chinese.
90 Illus., 74 pages
Dimensions (cm): 28.1 x 20.9 x 1.0
Price: US$ 200.00. (Includes original papercut by artist)

This catalogue was produced for the first major show in the USA of Lu Shengzhong at Chambers Fine Art. In the hands of Lu Shengzhong, the amazingly intricate cut paper shapes are assembled to establish elaborate installations as well as series of wall-hangings that utilize positive and negative forms in a lively dialogue. In his introduction Wu Hung, has stated, "among a small group of contemporary Chinese artists who have obtained world-wide renown, Lu Shengzhong is unique in his quest to express individuality and contemporaneity through a Chinese vernacular art form - the art of paper cutting."

 

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Virtual Future: An Exhibition of Chinese Contemporary Art (Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangdong, March 2001)
Language: Chinese
104Illus., 112 pages
Dimensions (cm): 28.5 x 21.0 x 0.8
Price: US$ 25.00.

The exhibition held at the Guangdong Museum of Art, curated by Gu Zhenqing featured artists Cao Fei, Cao Kai, Gu Kaijun, Hong Hao, Li Tianyuan, Lin Yilin, Xu Tan, Zhou Xiaohu, Cang Xin, Huang Yan, Weng Fen, Yang Fudong, Dai Guangyu, Jin Feng, Qiu Zhijie, Liu Heng, Song Dong and many others. Only the titles of the works are translated into English, but the design and quality of printing are excellent. Includes an interview with the curator and biographies of all artists.

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Chen Zhen
(PJ Print, London, January 2001)
Date: January, 2001
Language: English.
20 Illus., 35 pages
Dimensions: 22.0 x 22.0 x 0.3
Price: US$30.36.

Chen Zhen's posthumous solo exhibition at London's Serpentine Gallery is documented in this slim and attractively produced volume. Jerome Sans interviews Chen Zhen and Hou Hanru writes about his life's work.

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Towards a New Image: Twenty Years of Contemporary Chinese Painting
(Beijing Fondark Printing Co., Ltd, Beijing, April 2001)
Date: April, 2001
Language: English, Chinese.
92 Illus., 279 pages
Dimensions: 28.8 x 24.0 x 2.4
Price: US$40.00.

This landmark exhibition saw many acclaimed painters exhibited for the first time in the National Gallery, Beijing. The catalogue is big, red and shiny, with ood examples of the work of all featured artists: Cai Jin, Ding Yi, Fang Lijun, Liu Wei, Liu Xiaodong, Luo Zhongli, Mao Yan, Sun Liang, Wang Guangyi, Xu Jiang, Yan Peiming, Yang Jiechang, Yu Hong, Ye Yongqing, Yue Minjun, Zeng Fanzhi, Zeng Hao, Zhang Xiaogang, Zheng Zaidong and Zhou Chunya. Catalogue essays by Zhang Li, Li Xianting, Huang Zhuan, Fan Di'an and curator Weng Ling are well translated.

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Cultural Relics No.5, 2000 (wenwu No.5, 2000)
Date: May, 2000
Language: Chinese
30 Illus., 96 pages
Dimensions: 26.0 x 18.4 x 0.6

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Red Hot (honghuo)
Date: November, 2001
Language: English, Chinese
58 Illus., 60 pages
Dimensions: 21.0 x 19.0 x 0.7
Price: US$0, plus shipping.

Courtesy of Ogilvy and Mather, this exhibition catalog is now available for free. Featured artists include: Yang Zhenzhong, Lu Hao, Wang Qingsong, Wang Jinsong, Shi Zhongying, Wang Yuping and others. The catalog includes essays by top critics Pi Li, Karen Smith and Zhang Zhaohui. All you have to is pay for postage, approximately $10.00.
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Fuck Off (buhezuo fangshi)
Date: November, 2000
Language: Chinese & English
191 Illus., 198 pages
Dimensions: 21.1 X 24.9 X 1.6
Price: US$49.50


Published by Ai Weiwei (Grey Cover Book, etc.), this "satellite" exhibition catalog is as provocative as it is well-documented and professionally printed. If you thought the exhibition was shocking, wait till you see the participating artists' other works. Say what you will about the meat and bodies, this is the most comprehensive document to date of these young experimental artists and their work.

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Chinese Art at the End of the Millennium
Date: November, 2000
Language: English
104 Illus., 262 pages
Dimensions: 15.5 x 22.9 x 1.6
Price: US$28.00

Comprised of over 40 articles, essays and texts from Chinese-art.com, this book is for those who prefer the printed page or may not have the time to read articles on the web. Edited by John Clark, it is the first of its kind every published on the subject of Chinese contemporary art.

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Exhibiting Experimental Art in China
Date: January, 2000
Language: English
69 Illus., 262 pages
Dimensions: 18.4 x 27.9 x 2.2
Price: US$40.00

This wonderfully designed and produced exhibition catalog is the second publication by Professor Wu Hung on the subject of contemporary Chinese art. It also contains primary materials that document recent exhibitions of experimental art in China. It will no doubt serve as a significant addition to scholarship on Chinese contemporary art.

 


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Shanghai Biennale (shanghai shuannian zhan 2000)
Date: November, 2000
Language: Chinese&English
249 Illus., 277 pages
Dimensions: 26.0 X 33.4 X 2.8
Price: US$92.40

The Shanghai Biennale 2000 catalog. A landmark document to what will no doubt be a watershed art event in Chinese art.

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Unusual and Usual Contemporary Art Exhibition (yichang yu richang dangdai yishuzhan)
Date: November, 2000
Language: Chinese&English
93 Illus., 97 pages
Dimensions: 20.5 X 28.5 X 0.8
Price: US$26.40

Another catalog of an important "satellite" exhibition running concurrent to the Biennale. Curator Gu Zhenqing pushes art to the edge with its important line-up of artists working in conceptual photography and installation art.

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Useful Life (youxiaoqi)
Date: November, 2000
Language: Chinese & English
44 Illus., 50 pages
Dimensions: 20.3 X 24.9 X 0.5
Price: US$
22.00

This "satellite" catalog features Shanghai video artists, Yang Zhenzhong, Xu Zhen and Yang Fudong. While it is always difficult to depict video installations, still the catalog documents works by each of the artists and remains an essential document of their oeuvre.

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Liu Xiaodong 1990-2000 (Works of Liu Xiaodong, 1990-2000)
Date:2000
Language: Chinese & English
45 Illus., 77 pages
Dimensions: 21.5 x 23.0 x 0.7
Price: US$20.00


This exhibition catalog provides excellant b/w index to the works of Liu Xiaodong done over the last 10 years. English-language essays by Karen Smith, Nicholas Jose, along with English translations of excerpts from critical essays by China's top critics, provide a well-rounded historical and critical context for the works of this leading New Generation artist. Also included are the artist's sketches and photos, which provide further insight into the creative process leading to the artist's oils.

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Zhongguo Dangdai Yishu (90's Art China)
Date: March, 2000
Language: Chinese with English and French translations of two essays by Lu Peng)
556 Illus., 431 pages
Dimensions: 29.0 x 22.0 x 3.3
Price: US$57.60

A comprehensive survey of the art of the last decade, this book contains chapters on New Generation, Cynical Realism, Pop Art, Feminine Art, Gaudy Art and Conceptual Art. This massive work is beautifully printed with excellant color reproductions of artworks. Lu Peng and Hunan Fine Arts Publishing have raised the bar for future publications on the subject.

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"Jia: Dangdai yishu ti an? Home -- Contemporary Art Projects)
Date: April 2000
Language: Chinese
120 Illus., 120 pages
Dimensions: 28.5 x 21 x 0.9 cm
Price: US$44.35

This catalog from the April exhibition of the same name comprises drawings, photos and written descriptions by each of the more than 60 participating artists in this massive exhibition of installation art curated by Wu Meichun and Qiu Zhijie. An excellent document of one of the seminal art events of the year. Note: The catalog cover binding is shoddy and color offsets rushed.


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Urban Impression-- A Collection of Conemporary Experimetal Inkwash Drawings
Date: September 1999
Language: Chinese
105 Illus., 115 pages
Dimensions: 28.5 x 21 x 1.1 cm
Price: US$26.40

This is an exhibition catalog comprising representative works of leading young ink and wash artists, with an emphasis on the figurative. Curated by Lu Hong, this exhibition establishes him at the forefront of ink and wash in China. The twelve artists invited to participate include Tian Liming, Liu Qinghe, Zhou Jingxin, Wu Yi and Huang Yihan.

 


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Photographers (China New Photo)
Date: December, 1998
Language: Chinese & English
76 Illus., 89 pages
Dimensions: 30.0 x 23.0 x 1.3
Price: US$24.00

This issue (No. 41) of Photographers International focuses on Chinese artists using the photograph as media, artists such as Liu Zheng, Rong Rong, Qiu Zhijie, Wang Jinsong, Hong Lei, Zhang Wen, Wu Xiaojun and Jiang Zhi. In addition to representitive photo works by each artist, the editor includes a short interview with each artist in English and Chinese.

 


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Modern Chinese Art Foundation
Introduction: Hans Van Dijk, John Clark
Date: 1999
Language: Chinese, English & Dutch
70 Illus., 101 pages
Dimensions: 26.0 x 21.0 x 1.0
Price: US$33.00

This catalog comprises a large part of the rapidly growing collection of the Modern Chinese Art Foundation, established in Belgium in 1999. Featuring 70 artworks by 17 now well-established artists, such as Ai Weiwei, Ding Yi, Zhuang Hui, Hong Hao, Wang Xingwei, Zheng Guogu, among others. Besides high quality illustrations, the two catalog essays provide a larger contextual framework for understanding the art of this period.


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Trace of Existence: A Private Showing of Chinese Contemporary Art' 98
Editor: Feng Boyi, Cai Qing
Published by: Beijing Jingyuan press
Date: 1998
Language: Chinese & English
106 b/w Illus., 62 pages
Dimensions: 27.0 x 21.0 x 0.75
Price: US$10.00

This catalog documents performance and installation works by Song Dong, Wang Gongxin, Yin Xiuzhen, Qiu Zhijie, Wang Jianwei, Gu Dexin, Zhan Wang, Cai Qing. Translations of Feng Boyi by Karen Smith and Pi Li are highly readable.


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Zhang Dali
Introduction: Mathieu Borysevicz
Published by: The Courtyard Gallery
Date: 1999
Language: Chinese & English
173 Illus.
155 pages

Dimensions: 30.0 X 25.0 X 1.5
Price: US$70.00

The most comprehensive book every assembled on this prolific and important graffitist/artist. Many of the artist's graffiti works in the book have been razed along with the old buildings they enclose to make room for new real estate developments. Mathieu Borysevicz provides eloquent comment on the significance of this artist and his works. Highly recommended.


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Black Cover Book
Curator / Editor: Ceng Xiaojun, Ai Weiwei, Xu Bing
Date: 1997
Language: Chinese
70+ b/w Illus., 158 pages
Dimensions: 26.4 x 21 x 1 cm
Price: US$27.50

The first of the seminal series of Red Flag books on China's avant-garde, the 1994 Black Cover compilation includes an interview with Hsieh Tehching, plus Studio and Artworks sections. This issue's Studio section includes a recent work and notes by featured artists, including: Ma Liuming, Wang Gongxin, Ai Weiwei, Zhu Fadong, Song Dong, Xu bing, zhang Huan, Geng Jianyi, Huang yongping, Lin Yilin, Xu Tan, Liang Juhui, Ah Xian, Huang Yan, Liang Shaoji. It also contains early news report on East Village. Limited quantities remaining.


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The Traditional Visual Image
Curator / Editor:Gu Zhenqing
Date: November 1999
Venue: Shanghai University, Art Institute Salon
Language: Chinese & English
44 pages: 40+ color illus.
Dimensions:28.5x21x0.5cm
Price: US$20.00

This exhibition catalog features conceptual photography works of Cang Xin, Jin Feng, Huang Yan and Wang Jingsong. Beautfully printed edition of new works by these important conceptual artists. Highly recommended.


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Urban Personality and Contemporary Art
(du shi ren ge yu dang dai yi shu)

Curator: Lin Zi
Language: Chinese and English
496 pages
Dimensions:28.5x21x3cm
Price: US$49.00

Critic Wang Lin has put together a compendium of bios and artworks of over one hundred artists that fit the above book title description.


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Chinese Type Contemporary Art
(volume2, issue6)
Edited by Hou Hanru
Bound Printed Copy 110 pgs.
US$40.00

Internationally renowned curator and critic, Hou Hanru, looks "Beyond the Chinese" with articles by leading writers and critics from around the world. Mr Hou will be one of curators for this years Shanghai Biennial.

(volume2, issue5)
Edited by Pi Li & Pi Daojian
Bound Printed Copy 58pgs.
US$35.00

The father and son critics, Pi Daojian and Pi Li, make Ink on Paper and identity politics the subject of this issue.

(volume2, issue4)
Edited by Francesca Dal Lgo
Bound Printed Copy 61 pgs.
US$35.00

Francesca Dal Lago provides in-depth and comprehensive coverage and critique of this year's Venice Biennale.

(volume2, issue3)
Edited by Zhu Qi
Bound Printed Copy 65 pgs.
358 color images

US$35.00

Zhu Qi asks the question: Do Westerners Really Understand Contemporary Chinese Art? And, provides a perspective, which right or wrong, challenges art world logocentrism.


(volume2, issue2)
Edited by Li Xianting
Bound Printed
Copy 59 pgs.
312 color images

US$35.00
Leading art critic, Li Xianting provides comprehensive overview of events and artworks shaping art history over the last decade. Great short history.

(volume2, issue1)
Edited by Ai Weiwei
Bound Printed
Copy 50 pgs.
262 color images

US$30.00

Ai Weiwei's thirteen years in New York and position as juror for Chinese Contemporary Art Award make for an in-depth look at newly emergin artists that dare to be different.

(volume1, issue5)
Edited by Leng Lin
Bound Printed Copy 50 pgs.
123 color images

US$30.00

(volume1, issue4)
Edited by Yin Jinan
Bound Printed Copy 43 pgs.
112 color images

US$30.00

(volume1, issue3)
Edited by Yi Ying
Bound Printed
Copy 34 pgs.
116 color images

US$30.00

(volume1, issue 2)
Edited by Liao Wen (Issue 2)
21 pgs.
82 color images

US$20.00

(volume1, issue 1)
Edited by Leng Lin (Issue 1)
18 pgs.
58 color images

US$18.00



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Xue Song
'Serve the People'
mixed media on canvas
150 x 180 cm
1999

Ma: Would it be correct to say that you are the only artist in China who exclusively works with collage in this way?

Xue: At the moment it looks like I am the only one, there are others who use collage, but none that work with burnt paper in the way that I do.

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'Up Down Left Right'
Academic Invitational Show Summer 2001

Date: Summer, 2001
Venue: Chengdu Contemporary Arts Museum
Curators: Zhang Yingchuan, Chen Mo


Zhou Bin
'Feast for the Eyes'
installation with lightboxes
30 x 30 cm
2001

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Happy Garden

Dates: July 26 - August 12 2001
Venue: Eastlink Gallery, Shanghai


Zhao Bo
'Night Life'
oil on canvas
150 x 150 cm
2000

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Story: Performance by Maizi

Date: June 2001
Venue: Market and bus-stop, Huajiadi, Beijing


Maizi
'Story no.1'
performance
2001

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Mud Nature of Qualitative Change

Date: July 18th - 27th, 2001
Venue: Huanyu Jingdian Cultural Center, Beijing.


Qian Qijiang
"Lifestyle #4"
Clay sculpture
40x35x35cm

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'Clues to the Future'
Red Gate Gallery 10th Anniversary Exhibition

Date: July 14th to August 29th, 2001
Venue: Red Gate Gallery, Beijing.


Sui Jianguo
"Made in China"
Sculpture: fiberglass
1999

The Gates of Modern Taste
by Jo Lusby
article courtesy of City Weekend magazine www.66cities.com

Ten years ago, artists couldn't live by art alone. Now contemporary Chinese painters are beginning to take their place on the international arena, thanks in part to the Beijing space that showed it - the Red Gate Gallery

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'Cure (Liao)'
Performances by Dang.com and Glorious Pharmacy

Date: June 30 2001
Venue: Dark Moon Bar, Beijing


'Dang.com' (Han Ping & Feng Ling)
'Cure (Liao)'

performance
2001

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Condition: Art Performance by You Tao

Date: July 17th, 2001
Venue: Sanlitun, Beijing, China


You Tao
'Condition'
performance/paintings
2001

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China Art Now!

Date: May 24 - July 15 2001
Venue: Singapore Art Museum


Yu Hong
"The Red Portrait"
Oil painting
130x97cm
1989

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Wang Yin: Recent Paintings

Date: July 8 - August 19 2001
Venue: China Art Archives & Warehouse, Beijing


Wang Yin
2000-1
180 x 300 cm
2000
Oil on canvas

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To Each His Own: Exhibition of 8 Artists

Date: July 7 - 13 2001
Venue: Beijing Artists Storehouse (BASH)


Zhu Ming
"Transparent - Head, Hands.
White - Head, Hands"

Installation: moulded resin, glow in the dark application, glass box, light
2001/3

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Zhou Tiehai - The Artist Isn't Here Double Exhibition in New York/Shanghai

Date: April 26 - June 2 2001
Venue:
ISE Cultural Foundation, New York


Zhou Tiehai
Wo You Tu (Colour)
airbrush on canvas
2001 62cm x 84cm

Date: April 26 - May 15 2001
Venue:
ShanghART, Shanghai


Zhou Tiehai
Christo
airbrush on canvas
2000
105cm x 158cm

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Yan Pei-Ming: Chinese Vermillion In Memory of Mao

Date: April 20 - May 26, 2001
Venue: Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin


Yan Pei-Ming
'Mao. Chinese Vermilion 5'
oil on canvas
250x250cm
2001

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Human Scenery - Four Views

Date: 13 May - 24 June 2001
Venue: China Art Archives & Warehouse, Beijing


Wei Qingji
Annotating Nouns No. 2001
Inkwash on paper
55 x 78 cm
2000

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Ashes of Time
2001 Exhibition of Works by the Post-Idealism Art Group

Date: June 18 - 22 2001
Venue: Longjiang Garden City Service Centre, Nanjing
Curators: Wang Qiang, Gu Xiaoping


Gu Xiaojian
'Imaginary Delight'
Installation
2001

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Great Wall People
An Event by HA Schult

Date: May 18 - June 3 2001
Venue:
Great Wall at Jin Shan Ling


HA Schult
'Great Wall People'
installation: life size figures made of trash
2001


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'Reflection' Works by Yide'er

Date: June 2 - 8, 2001
Venue:
Fun Gallery, Beijing


Yide'er
'Reflection'
photography
100 x 70 cm
2001

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"Beijing, I Want..."
Performance by Ya Liang

Date: December 31 2000
Venue:
Beijing


Ya Liang
"Beijing, I Want..."
performance photograph
2000

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Reinventing the Images and Signs

Date: June 9 - 17 2001
Venue: Huanyu Jingdian Cultural Centre, Beijing
Curators: Huang Du, Wang Ruilin


Zhang Defeng
'New Venus' Series
cloisonne sculpture
110cm
2000

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Opening Art Exhibition

Date: May 19 - 30 2001
Venue: Fun Gallery, Beijing


Zhang Tiemei
' Dramatic Life' Series
oil on canvas
1996
100 x 80 cm

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White Ecstasy: Liu Ding's Space Art

Date: May 19 2001
Venue:
Keyi Gallery, Nanjing


Liu Ding
'White Ecstasy'
installation
2001

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'Neither Close nor Distant'

Date: April 7 2001
Venue: Oufeng Piano Bar, Nanjing


Gu Xiaoping
'How are You?'
performance photographs
2001

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'Interface 5' Painting Exhibition

Date: May 26 - 30 2001
Venue: New Home Art Studio, Songzhuang, Beijing


Shi Wei
'Visual Violence' Series
oil on canvas
90 x 140 cm

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A Sight from Afar

Date: May 28 - June 28 2001
Venue: Italian Embassy, Beijing
Curators: Monica Dematte


Luo Yongjin
Pilastro, Bologna
photography
2001

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Metaphysics and Metamorphosis

Date: May 30 - June 4 2001
Venue: Shanghai Art Museum
Curators: Tan Genxiong


Xu Weide
'Pure State'
2000
75 x 75 cm
Oil Painting

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Red Hot

Date: May 12 - June 17 2001
Venue: Red Gate Gallery, Beijing
Curators: Karen Smith and Brian Wallace


Huang Yan/Zhang Tiemei
'Bone Landscape no. 8'
ink painting on bone
25 x 16 cm
2000

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'Disorientation: Photography and Video
in China Today'

Date: May 24 - June 30 2001
Venue:
Chambers Fine Art, New York


Hong Lei
'Bipu, Tonglu, Zhejiang'
2000
40 x 50 cm
black and white photo

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Song Zhuang

Date: April 28 - June 4 2001
Venue: Bremen City Gallery, Germany
Curator: Tang Xin


Li Dapeng
'Standard Portrait'
oil on canvas
220 x 200 cm
1997

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Animals that don't Brush their Teeth
Paintings by Maizi

Dates: April 6 - May 7 2001
Venue
:
Conglin Bar, Sanlitun, Beijing


Maizi
'Five Spirits Wait for Spring Around a Tree's Red Dress'
oil on canvas
1999

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Remains: Installation and Performance Art

Date: March 15 2001
Venue: Worker's Cultural Palace, Chengdu


Liu Chengying
'Sewn Up-Star Death''
installation: non-biodegradable, non-recyclable packaging sewn on to globes.
2001

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Hot Pot

Date: 28 April- 26 August 2001
Venue:
Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
Curators: Inghild Karlsen, Per Gunnar Tverbakk


Cang Xin
'Communication' Series
performance
2001

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Performances by Four Artists

Dates: May 18 2001
Venue
:
Kaixin Leyuan, Beijing


Li Wei
'Human - Flowing Substance'
performance

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Wu Yiming

Date: May 10 - June 1 2001
Venue:
Asia Contemporary Art, London


Wu Yiming
work no. 6
ink and colour on paper
2000

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Chen Zhen

Date: 28 April - 3 June 2001
Venue:
Serpentine Gallery, London


Chen Zhen
Black Broom (detail)
2000
rubber tubes,syringe needles, timber, metal
300 x 50 cm

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Memories of 100 Years
Photographs by Huang Rui

Date: April 1999 - March 2001
Venue:
Huang Rui Studio, Osaka, Japan


Wolf Kahlen (Germany)
Durch-Blicken/Per-ceiving
1999/4/5

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He Yunchang: New Performances

Date: March 2001
Venue: Kunming, Yunnan Province


He Yunchang
'Marksman'
31 March 2001
Kunming

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City of Desire

Date: April 8 - 13 2001
Venue:
Fun Gallery, Beijing
Curator: Wu Hong


Li Wei
'Mirror'
performance photography
2000-2001

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Sweet Illusion

Date: April 29 - May 5 2001
Venue: Shanghai Art Museum
Curator: Jiang Mei


Zhang Lun
Sugar and Beauty Released by Happy Bombs series
mixed media
75 x 50 cm

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Pearls Falling on a Jade Plate
Sculpture and Installation Exhibition

Date: April 29 - May 10 2001
Venue: Invisible Gallery, Shanghai Normal University
Curator: Qu Guangci


Qu Guangci
Salome
resin, found objects
2000

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Copy

Date: May 2001
Venue:
Hanmo Gallery, Beijing


Yu Chen
Heaven and Earth 2000 Series
acrylic on canvas, beads
150 x 120 cm
2000

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Li Nannan: A Happy Day

Date: April 2001
Venue:
Tongdao Gallery, Beijing


Li Nannan
A Happy Day
ceramic sculpture
2001

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Liu Liyun: Beyond Materials

Date: 2-7 April 2001
Venue:
Tongdao Gallery, Beijing


Liu Liyun
'Beyond Materials'
installation:cottonand cloth
2001

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Hu Ye: Pig's Life

Date: 28-31 March 2001
Venue:
Tongdao Gallery, Beijing


Hu Ye
'Pig's Life'
installation: readymade pig toys, digitally altered posters
2001

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Portfolios

See artists' portfolios...

Qing Qing
Rong Rong
Zhan Wang
Zhang Lei
Li Wei & Li Bing
Li Dapeng
Pang Yongjie


Media Kit
Media Kit


Red Gate Gallery is 10 years old! The 10th Anniversary Exhibition 'Clues to the Future' features 26 artists and runs from July 14 - August 29, 2001. For more information, click HERE.


China Avant-Garde, New York. For more information, click here.


The CourtYard Gallery, Beijing, is showing new work by Zhang Dali, Cang Xin, Liu Yan, and Hong Hao from August 19 through September 2001. For more details, click HERE.


Wang Qingsong, Hai Bo, Zheng Guogu, Liu Zheng, Jin Feng, Cang Xin and Xiang Liqing take part in the exhibition 'Chinese onceptual Photography' from 12 July - 6 September 2001 at Galerie Loft, Paris. For more information, click HERE.


China Art Archives and Warehouse is showing recent oil paintings by Wang Yin from July 8 - August 19 2001. For more information, click HERE.

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Red Gate Gallery, Beijing

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Focus On

The 49th Venice Biennale: Plateau of Humankind

Date: June 6 - November
Venue:
Venice, Italy
Curator: Harald Szeeman

A Short History of the Chinese Presence at the Venice Biennale
and
2001 Venice Biennale - Plateau of Humankind.
And China?
By Monica Dematté


Cai Guoqiang
'Refreshing'
conceptual project: bicycle refreshment cart, bottled water printed with
Harald Szeeman's image etc.
2001

Taiwan crowds itself but makes its mark
By Susan Kendzulak

Article courtesy of the Taipei Times www.taipeitimes.com


Exterior view of the Taiwan Pavilion
Photo courtesy of
Universes-in-Universe.de

Links
How did the intenational press respond to the 'Plateau of Humankind'
?
Some links to reports and reviews online.

 



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