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Loring Randolph Joins Frieze as Artistic Director of Americas

September 25th, 2017

Loring Randolph, via Art NewsFrieze Art Fair has named Loring Randolph its new artistic director of the Americas. Randolph joins the fair after serving as a longtime partner at Casey Kaplan in New York. “I have participated for many years in Frieze Art Fairs as an exhibitor and my perspective in this regard offers some unique insights into my new role,” Randolph says. “Frieze is a progressive organization that is poised for growth, and I greatly look forward to working with my colleagues—the array of world-class galleries, curators, writers and collectors that partner with the Frieze fairs—to present an unparalleled experience at Frieze in the quality of gallery presentations by today’s most significant international artists.”
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NYT Profiles the Often Demanding Nature of Collecting Contemporary Works Designed to Change or Decay

September 25th, 2017

Max Hooper Schneider, via NYTThe New York Times has a piece on challenging works of contemporary art that decay and break apart, presenting unique challenges for collectors and conservators. ‘‘Contemporary art’s job is to wreck, to ruin what came before,’’ artist and director John Waters says of such demanding work.
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German Art Database Aims to Support and Record Looted Artifacts

September 25th, 2017

Iraq, via Art NewspaperWorking to shore up defense of its Cultural Property Protection Law, Germany has created an internet database offering resources and information on recording, securing and reporting cultural artifacts. The site is part of an ongoing effort by Culture Minister Monika Grütters to ensure greater protection for artifacts moving from destabilized countries, and those circulating in Germany and the rest of Europe. 
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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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