Art Basel Miami Beach to Showcase Contemporary Chinese Artists

April 24th, 2013

He Xiangyu, The Death of Marat (2011), via ArtInfoThis December, collectors Mera and Don Rubell will present Year of the Artist, a showcase of contemporary Chinese art at the 2013 edition of Art Basel Miami Beach.  Featuring 20 artists, including Ai Weiwei and Zhang Huang, the show will look to bring a major focus to the Chinese nation’s vibrant arts scene.  “There’s a new generation of Chinese artists that is interesting to us,” said Mera Rubell in a telephone interview. “They have the world view and they are also dealing with the transformation of China itself.”

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