The outdoor murals and artwork at the Summer Palace in Beijing are incredible…
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China Most Web Popularity Artist 2010 – Hai Sheng Wang
Leading International Art Competition Winner, Art Horizon, 1988, New York City
Former Canadian Artist Representation (CARFAC) Provincial Delegate of Alberta
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Linda Gallery, established in 1990, specialises in contemporary Chinese Art and Indonesian paintings. Being an active player in the industry for more than a decade, the gallery has held numerous exhibitions, featuring works by famous Chinese Contemporary artists, Indonesian maestros, Indo–European artists, as well as other South East Asian artists.
The gallery is dedicated to the promotion of contemporary visual art. With a network of 3 galleries and 1 museum in key cities of Asia, we aim to bring arts beyond the boundaries of nation and culture and expose our clients to different varieties of works. We are actively positioning the gallery as one of the leading galleries in the region.
*We will be having an exhibition on the 7th of July 2007 on Yan Bo’s works.
Please visit us at www.lindagallery.com
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Meet Chinese performance artist Liu Bolin…also known as ‘the invisible man’.
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15 July – 30 September 2011. Original music by Zhaohong Liang from the School of Chinese Music and Arts. Used by permission.
Sydney’s amazing White Rabbit Contemporary Chinese Art Collection is dedicated to works of art created after 2000, and is one of the most significant collections of contemporary Chinese art in the world.
In 2011, the Year of the Rabbit, the Samstag Museum is delighted to present a major exhibition of selected works from the White Rabbit Collection, for the Adelaide Festival Centre’s 2011 OzAsia Festival.
The White Rabbit exhibition provides an exciting window to the diversity and power of contemporary art practice in China, showcasing works in very different media — painting, sculpture, animation, new media and installation — by artists Yan Baishen, Sun Furong, Bu Hua, Shi Jindian, Wu Junyong, Huang Keyi /Chen Zhuo, Shen Liang, Zhou Xiaohu, Cang Xin, Bai Yiluo, Dong Yuan and Wang Zhiyuan.
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Now you see him, soon you won’t.
Chinese performance artist Liu Bolin is known locally as ‘the invisible man’, because of his habit of painting himself into his surroundings.
Liu has vanished into many nooks and crannies around Beijing—his latest location… the intricate doorway of a traditional courtyard house, a typical sight in Beijing.
37-year-old Liu says his art represents the state of humanity.
[Liu Bolin, Artist]:
“Now my art is cultural, it represents the diminishing humanity in today’s society. I use my art to be retrospective on culture, the environment and fast economic development.”
It took three assistants and four hours of painstaking stillness to finish the process.
15-year-old student Meng Yunan says she didn’t notice Liu at all until she saw him move.
[Meng Yunan, Student]:
“I think it’s very odd. I didn’t notice a man was standing there so I was surprised when he moved. I also think the colors are very beautiful.”
Each of Liu’s works carries a message. He said his transformation into a part of Beijing’s ancient architecture demonstrates the importance of accepting new forms of art, while at the same time preserving the old.
But not everyone appreciated his perspective, including one Taoist.
“It is quite surprising to see this. I do not understand the art, painting color onto your body. But after looking at it for a while, you can see that the colors are blending with the building. In Taoism, everything in nature is considered beautiful so I suppose his art is beautiful.”
Over the last four years, Liu has taken his art abroad– he has exhibited his work in the UK, France and Italy.
His plans for his next location are even more ambitious. Liu plans to almost ‘vanish in mid-air’ while on an airplane.
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