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Review: Weight of Insomnia – Liu Xiaodong

Review: Weight of Insomnia – Liu Xiaodong

Dates – 25 January to 2 March 2019 Venue – Lisson Gallery, 27 Bell Street, London Those with a curiosity for the new-age genre of robots and its application for the ranks in Fine Art are advised to pay the Lisson Gallery a visit. Now on view, Liu Xiaodong's solo show 'Weight of Insomnia' wrestles with a very contemporary worry - are robots capable of creativity? In 2015, Xiaodong and technologist, Fito Segrera, set about the task of building an art machine. The material requirements of the traditional artist are met. A live feed churning images of urban layouts, skyscapes and pedestrian...

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Cai Guo-Qiang at Uffizi in Florence

Cai Guo-Qiang at Uffizi in Florence

Show dates – 20 November 2018 to 17 February 2019 Internationally recognised Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang recently opened his latest solo exhibition, Flora Commedia, at Uffizi Galleries in Florence. Prior to the opening of the show, the city of Florence had witnessed the majestic daytime explosion event orchestrated by Cai Guo-qiang on November 18 on Piazzale Michelangelo. The explosion,  City of Flowers in the Sky, is inspired by Botticelli’s Renaissance masterpiece Primavera.  The artist is globally known for his astonishing fire works performances and his continuous exploration of gun powder.    Photo by EPA-EFE Photo by Valentina Grandini The exhibition engages with...

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Jacky Tsai: Reincarnation at Unit London

Jacky Tsai: Reincarnation at Unit London

Show dates – 8 November to 22 December 2018 Dream in the Deserted Garden, 2018, Acrylic on canvas, 150x150cm We are pleased to have facilitated and supported the exhibition of Shanghainese London-based artist Jacky Tsai at Unit London. Chinese Floral Skull, 2015, Lenticular print. 83x83cm, Edition of 5  Jacky Tsai’s artistic repertoire incorporates a wide range of media such as pantings, lacquer carvings, installations, embroidery and sculptures. Jacky Tsai is probably best known for having created the iconic floral skull adopted by eminent British stylist Alexander McQueen. The floral skull design has been employed by Jacky Tsai in his wide body of works, becoming a...

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The First Art and Design Fair Launched in the UK Celebrating East Asian Aesthetics

The First Art and Design Fair Launched in the UK Celebrating East Asian Aesthetics

We are delighted to support an exciting event at the China Exchange  at Asian Art in London 2018. Event name Winter Blossom Art Fair: A celebration of East Asian Art, Craft and Design Opening dates Friday 9th – Sunday 11th November 2018 VenueChina Exchange32A Gerrard StreetLondonW1D 6JA Public opening times12pm-8pm 9th November10am-8pm 10th November10am-8pm 11th November Winter Blossom Art Fair is coming to the capital for its first instalment held at China Exchange, London Chinatown, from Friday 9th – Sunday 11th November 2018. It is a unique arts and design fair inspired by East Asian aesthetic, celebrating outstanding cultural and international...

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Zeng Fanzhi – In the Studio @ Hauser & Wirth, London

Zeng Fanzhi – In the Studio @ Hauser & Wirth, London

Zeng Fanzhi blends the abstract and the figurative to create works that are both immediately enjoyable and that leave an ongoing emotion once you've left the exhibition.

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