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Philadelphia Museum of Art Employees Vote to Unionize

August 10th, 2020

The Philadelphia Museum of Art staff has voted to unionize. “We are all incredibly happy and excited to get to this point,” says organizer Nicole Cook. “It works out to an 89% victory, which feels really great. The win was very emphatic.”
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Met Lays Off 79 Employees

August 10th, 2020

The Met has laid off an additional 79 workers as the financial impact of COVID-19 continues to worsen.  “Our goal has always been to minimize the impact of the financial crisis for our staff,” reads an open letter from director Max Hollein and president/CEO Daniel Weiss. “Unfortunately, with staff salaries comprising around 65 percent of our annual budget, we are confronted by the difficult reality that reducing the size of our workforce and furloughing additional staff is the responsible next step to address our urgent financial challenges.”
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Beirut Art Scene Mourns Destruction Following Explosion

August 10th, 2020

A piece in the Art Newspaper traces the Lebanese art scene’s mourning after the massive explosion in the city last week. “All I hope now is for the quick recovery of those who have been injured and a safe return to the now-scattered people,” says Naila Kettaneh Kunigk, owner of Gallerie Tanit said in a statement.
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REFERENCE LIBRARY

Wang Guangyi

1956 Born in Harbin, Heilongjiang Province
1984 Graduated from the Oil Painting Department of the Zhejiang Academy of Fine Arts
Lives and works in Beijing

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1997 Gallery Klaus Littmann, Basel,
1994 Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
1993 Bellet Gallery, Paris, France

Selected Group Exhibitions

2002 Conceptual Images – 2002 Chinese Contemporary Oil Painting Exhibition, Shenzhen Art Museum
Paris-Pekin, Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris, France
The First Triennial of Chinese Arts, Guangzhou Art Museum, Guangzhou
2001 Towards a New Image: Twenty years of  Chinese Contemporary Painting, National Art Museum, Beijing; Art Museum, Shanghai; Art Museum, Guangzhou; Modern Art Museum, Chengdu
1998   China! , Touring Exhibition, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
1997 Faces and Bodies of the Middle Kingdom, Chinese Art of the 1990′, Galerie Rudolfini, Prague, Czech Republic  ( cat.)
Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, Germany
China! Touring Exhibition, Artist’s House, Vienna, Austria
Charlottengburg Exhibition Centre, Copenhagen, Denmark
Zacheta Modern Art Mudrum, Warsaw, Poland
Quotation Marks, Modern Art Museum, Singapore
Gallery Klaus Littmann, Basel, Switzerland
1996 Ludwig Forum, Fur Internationale, Kunst, Germany
China! , Kunst Museum, Bonn, Germany  ( cat. )
Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Queensland, Australia
Art 27 ’96 International Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
1995 Des Pais del Centre, Avantguardes Artistiques Xineses, Santa Monica Art Centre, Barcelona, Spain  ( cat.)
Beyond Ideology: New Art from China, Haus der Kulture das Welt, Hamburg, Germany
New Asian Art Show, Touring Exhibition, Japan
Kampnagel, Halle-K3, Hamburg, Germany
Art to Swatch, The Museum of Architecture and Design, The Chicago Athenaeum, Chicago, USA
1994 22nd International Biennial of S? Paolo, Brazil  ( cat. )
Seoul 600 International Art Festival, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
1993-7 China’s New Art Post ?1989, Touring Exhibition, City Hall/ Art Centre, HongKong    Marlborough Gallery, London, UKs   Museum of Contemporary Art,   Sidney, Australia, USA
1993-4 China Avant-garde, Touring Exhibition, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
Kunsthall, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Brandts Klaederfabrik, Odense, Denmark
Hildesheim Art Gallery, Germany
Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK
1993 XLV Biennale di Venezia, Italy  ( cat. )
1992 Mao Goes Pop, China Post 1989, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia  ( cat. )
The First 1990’s Biennial Art Fair, Guangzhou
1991 Gallery Bianca Pilat, Milan, Italy
1990 Modern Chinese Art, Tokio Art Gallery, Tokio, Japan
I don`t Want to Play Cards with Cezanne, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena,  California, USA
1989 China /Avantgarde, National Arts Gallery, Beijing

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