Li Zhanyang: Voyeur of Truth
May 18–June 18, 2013
Linda Gallery, Singapore
Born in 1969, Li Zhanyang aims to capture truth in the everyday life amidst the transformation of Chinese society through his work.In this exhibition, Li presents a series of work completed from 1990 to 2011. Famous for his ability to capture expressions, Li created the Scene series to display the hustle and bustle of city life. In his most iconic work, Lido Night Club (1998), Li depicted a scene in a Chinese night club.
Revel–Celebrating MoCA’s 8 Years in Shanghai
June 20–August 11, 2013
Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA), Shanghai
On the occasion of its 8th anniversary, MoCA Shanghai invited 26 iconic artists to showcase the development of contemporary art in Shanghai. These artists are highly representative yet contrasting in age and experience, ranging from young to old. Included are native Shanghai people, outsiders who made Shanghai their second home, and even foreigners.When these artists inject artistic vitality into MoCA, they also immortalize Shanghai’s unique cityscape and humanity through their creations.
Keeping Up with the Times – 50th Anniversary Holdings Exhibition of National Art Museum of China
May 18–July 8, 2013
National Art Museum of China
Celebrating its 50th anniversary, the National Art Museum of China launched this exhibition to display its classic collection and longest-held acquisitions. The exhibition is divided into six parts: Heritage and Introduction,Suffering and Fight, Exploration and Development, Host and Homeland, Reflection and Openness, and Diversity and Prosperity,featuring an array of media including Chinese paintings, oil paintings, printmaking, engraving,watercolors and installations. Many exhibits are presented to the public for the first time.
Teppei Kaneuji:Towering Something