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Russian Artist And Filmmaker Alexander Sokurov Shuts Down Film Foundation Over Government Pressure

July 19th, 2019

Russian film director and current Venice Biennale Russian pavilion artist Alexander Sokurov (Faust, Russian Ark) will shut down his independent film foundation, Primer Inotnatsii after ongoing pressure by the Russian government.  The artist claims that “unfriendliness and aggressiveness” from the state’s culture ministry prevented him from continuing in his work with the foundation.
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Benin Builds New Home for Returning Looted Artifacts

July 19th, 2019

The nation of Benin is building a new space in the city of Abomey for 26 objects of art and cultural heritage looted by French troops in 1894 pledged by the Macron government back to the West African country. “They will allow us to build a new museum and make the royal palaces more economically sustainable,” Gabin Djimass, Abomey’s tourism chief, says of the artifacts.
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Cary Leibowitz and Simon Lince Tour NYT Around their Upstate Home

July 19th, 2019

Artist Cary Leibowitz and the creative director Simon Lince give the NYT a tour of the upstate home, and the collection they have built. “When I first met Simon, I was already in Harlem,” Leibowitz says. “But I had been a hoarder for years, and it was impossible for someone to just move in and feel comfortable. So that’s when we started looking up here.” 
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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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