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Survey of Chinese contemporary art at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Posted by artradar on September 8, 2008


CHINESE ART SURVEY MUSEUM to 5 October 2008

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art: Half-Life of a Dream: Contemporary Chinese Art

This selection of contemporary Chinese art from the Logan Collection reveals a spectrum of individual responses to the utopian dreams that have been driving Chinese society since 1949. Approximately 50 paintings, sculptures, and installations spanning 1988 to 2008 convey a sense of the shadows, masks, and monsters that have haunted the nation’s collective psyche during its process of modernization. The exhibition offers insight into the post-Tiananmen Square art and cultural scene, and features a diverse range of artists.

Artists include: Zheng Li, Zhang Xiaogang, Zhang Huan, Zhang Dali, Zeng Fanzhi, Yue Minjun, Yu Youhan, Yu Hong, Yin Chaoyang, Yang Shaobin, Yan Lei, Xu Bing, Wang Gongxin, Sui Jianguo, Sheng Qi, Liu Xiaodong, Liu Wei, Liu Hung, Lin Tianmiao, Li Songsong, Li Dafang, Gu Wenda, Fang Lijun, Cui Guotai, Ai Weiwei

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Indian born sculptor Anish Kapoor in top 10 at Sothebys London Contemporary Day Sale July 2008

Posted by artradar on July 6, 2008


AUCTION LONDON Bombay born UK based sculptor Anish Kapoor was the only Asian artist in the top 10 prices achieved at Sotheby’s Contemporary Day Sale at Bond Street London on July 2 2008.

Kapoor’s untitled black belgian granite work achieved a price of US$960,575. Born in 1954 and educated at the Chelsea School of Art and Design, Kapoor emerged in the 1980’s as one of a number of British sculptors working in a new style.

Chinese and Japanese artists dominated the Asian showing at this 371 lot sale of international contemporary art. They were presented together with a handful of other Asian artists from India Pakistan and Korea (including the up and coming TV Santosh,  art Basel show stopper Subodh Gupta and Raqib Shaw from India, the increasingly popular Pakistani artist Rashid Rana and Kang Hyung Koo from Korea).

Chinese artists included Zao Wouki, Yue Minjun, Yang Shaobin, Ai Weiwei, Wang Guangyi, Yan Pei Ming, Zhan Wang, Li Shan, Ling Jian.

Japanese artists included Yoshimoto Nara, Takashi Murakami, On Kawara, Hiroshi Sugimoto and others.

Source: www.sothebys.com
Image details: Anish Kapoor, Cloud Gate, Millennium Park, Chicago

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