Art and Culture


Nanjing display makes brave attempt to question humanity in pandemic times

With the aim of joining the ranks of the country’s top private art museums, the newly opened Deji Art Museum in Nanjing surprised many not only with its size and downtown location, but also with its high-quality ...

July 30, 2022, Saturday


Algerian artist’s ‘Imperial Message’ probes wounds of present

ARTIST Adel Abdessemed probes the wounds of our present. His exhibition, “An Imperial Message,” features around 40 artworks, among which more than 10 are newly created. They vary from drawing, video, ...

July 30, 2022, Saturday


Collage art is part of the bigger picture

IT is rare to see “collage” as the theme of an exhibition. But David Hockney, one of the most influential artists in the world, once said “collage of Cubism is an important invention of the 20th century ...

July 23, 2022, Saturday


Seed on the ground sprouts creative concepts

THE fusion of design and art is a new trend in Shanghai. The exhibition “Seed on the Ground” has opened at Dest Gallery, a design gallery in a newly renovated historical building on Shaanxi Road N. It ...

July 23, 2022, Saturday


Botanical artist captures the richness of nature in painstaking detail

BOTANICAL illustrator Zeng Xiaolian has devoted six decades of his life to painting biodiversity, capturing the richness and beauty of nature. One of China’s best-known illustrator, Zeng has worked on ...

July 23, 2022, Saturday


Western masters arrive in city

To make up for the past three months of silence in the local art scene, two heavyweight exhibitions — “Masters of Western Art: The Collection of the Rockefeller Art Foundation” and “Giorgio Morandi” — ...

July 16, 2022, Saturday


The world of Nara in Shanghai

A single, ominous child with a large head and tapered feet floating in an empty atmosphere is Yoshitomo Nara’s signature image. It is immensely popular in the art world and has won him a legion of young ...

July 9, 2022, Saturday


The ‘Garden of Illusion’ is a nod to Taoist philosophy

Liu Xiangcheng, a Chinese architect, says that an ideal garden represents an idyllic way of life, a free spirit, and the idea that people should be a natural part of nature. Liu and his colleagues created ...

July 9, 2022, Saturday


I recently made Twitter history, and I’m wearing it like a badge of honor

I recently made Twitter history: I’m the first and only foreigner to be labeled “China state-affiliated media” by the social media giant. And I’m wearing it like a badge of honor. There’s no other option, ...

March 26, 2022, Saturday


Legacy of Budi Tek will live on at Yuz Museum

SHANGHAI is mourning the passing of Budi Tek, a Chinese-Indonesian entrepreneur and art collector, in Hong Kong after a six-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Tek’s association with Shanghai was through ...

March 26, 2022, Saturday




 

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