31 juillet 2019

National Gallery of Victoria displays China’s ancient Terracotta Warriors

Image left: Armoured general 铠甲将军俑, Qin Dynasty 221–207 BCE, earthenware, 196.0 cm (h), Emperor Qin Shihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum, Xi'an (002524) - Image right: Portrait of Cai Guo-Qiang, 2009. Photograph © Mark Mahaney MELBOURNE.- In a dual presentation of Chinese art and culture past and present, the Melbourne Winter Masterpieces series at the National Gallery of Victoria is presenting China’s ancient Terracotta Warriors alongside a parallel display of new works by one of the... [Lire la suite]

18 mars 2018

Sotheby's Hong Kong announces highlights from its Modern and Contemporary Art Evening Auctions

Sanyu, Nu endormi, executed in 1950s, oil on board, 50 x 100 cm, est. HK$ 20 – 30 million / US$2.56 – 3.84 million. Lot Sold 46,877,500 HKD (4,852,969 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby’s. HONG KONG.- Sotheby’s unveiled highlights from its Evening Sales of Modern Art and Contemporary Art, both of which will be held on 31 March at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The auctions will be led by a line-up of Western Contemporary and Modern Art, as well as an array of rare works by Modern and Contemporary Asian masters.... [Lire la suite]
25 octobre 2017

Cai Guo-Qiang Solo Painting Exhibition at the Prado Museum: Exploring the Spirit of Painting

Cai Guo-Qiang at the Prado MADRID - The concept of this exhibition, which opens to the public on 25 October, arises from the artist’s ongoing relationship with El Greco’s unique artistic figure and spirituality and proposes a dialogue with artists in the Museum’s collection: a dialogue in which Cai Guo-Qiang has been able to further his engagement with his predecessors, a list that includes Titian, El Greco, Velázquez, Rubens, and Goya, which will converge in time in a spiritual exploration of painting. In addition, Isabel... [Lire la suite]
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11 septembre 2012

Sotheby’s To Offer Cai Guo-Qiang Gunpowder Drawing To Benefit the Asian Cultural Council In Hong Kong On 7 October 2012

Cai Guo-Qiang, Marx’s Moustache, 2009, Gunpowder on paper, Signed and dated lower right, 300 by 200 cm, Est. $HK$1.5/2 million. Photo Sotheby's Sotheby’s is delighted to announce that it is to offer the Cai Guo-Qiang gunpowder drawing Marx’s Moustache in the Hong Kong Contemporary Asian Art sale on 7 October 2012 to benefit the AsianCultural Council (ACC) in New York. Cai Guo-Qiang is one of the most important Chinese artists currently working in the US and is best known for using gunpowder and controlled explosions... [Lire la suite]
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06 décembre 2011

Cai Guo-Qiang: "Saraab" @ Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art

Cai Guo-Qiang, Flora on Porcelain, from Miniature Series (2011). Gunpowder on paper, mounted on wood as three-panel screen, 230 x 232.5 x 2.8 cm. Photo: Hiro Ihara, courtesy Cai Studio DOHA.- Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art presents Cai Guo-Qiang: Saraab, a major exhibition featuring newly commissioned work by Cai Guo-Qiang, one of the preeminent artists of our era. As Cai’s first solo exhibition in the Middle East and the first single-artist exhibition presented by Mathaf, Saraab opens new avenues of dialogue for the Arabian... [Lire la suite]
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06 avril 2010

Art Market Shows Signs of Recovery as Sotheby's Contemporary Asian Art Sale Brings $19 M

HONG KONG.- Before an overflowing saleroom and telephone bank, Sotheby’s Hong Kong Contemporary Asian Art Spring Sale 2010 achieved a total of HK$144,881,000 / US$18,569,679, far exceeding the high estimate (HK$126,851,000 / US$16,342,214*). Liu Ye’s highly sought-after early work Bright Road fetched an impressive HK$19,140,000 / US$2.45 million after a round of intense bidding, almost tripling its high estimate (HK$4.5-6.5 million) and achieving a World Record for the Artist at Auction. Evelyn Lin, Head of Sotheby's Contemporary... [Lire la suite]

23 novembre 2009

Retrospective Cai Guo-Qiang @ The Taipei Fine Arts Museum

China-born artist Cai Guo-Qiang poses for the media in front of his art piece titled "Inopportune: Stage 1" during a media preview of his "Hanging Out in the Museum" exhibition at the Taipei Fine Arts Musuem November 20, 2009. The exhibition will last from November 21 to February 21, 2010. Reuters/Nicky Loh. TAIPEI.- The Taipei Fine Arts Museum presents a retrospective exhibition for the artist called “indispensable to this world” by The New York Times. Cai Guo-Qiang has left his mark on various cities and... [Lire la suite]
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19 novembre 2009

Cai Guo-Qiang: 'Fallen Blossoms' @ The Philadelphia Museum of Art

It is Cai's first solo exhibition in Philadelphia and the first in the United States since his retrospective at the Guggenheim Museum in early 2008. Photo: EFE/Alfredo Aldai. PHILADELPHIA, PA.- The Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Fabric Workshop and Museum will present a multi-site exhibition of the work of Cai Guo-Qiang, one of the most prominent contemporary artists on the international art scene. Cai Guo-Qiang: Fallen Blossoms consists of a poetic meditation on the passing of time, memory, and memorializing. One of the... [Lire la suite]
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05 mai 2009

Christie's Presents the Best in Asian Contemporary Art with Two Vibrant Sales in May

Project for Extraterrestrials No. 7 by Cai Guo-Qiang (estimate: HK$6-8 million / US$769,200-1,025,600), a work featured in New York’s Guggenheim Museum retrospective, Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe, in 2008. Christie´s Images Ltd. 2009. HONG KONG.- Christie’s Evening and Day sales of Asian Contemporary Art on May 24 and May 25 in Hong Kong will bring together the dynamic worlds of contemporary art from China, Japan, Korea and India, presenting a broad range of artists whose styles, techniques, and expressions represent the... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2009

The Guggenheim exhibition catalogue Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe has won the 2008 George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award

Cai Guo-Qiang, Inopportune: Stage One, 2004. Nine cars and sequenced multichannel light tubes. Dimensions variable. Seattle Art Museum, Gift of Robert M. Arnold, in honor of the 75th Anniversary of the Seattle Art Museum, 2006. Exhibition copy installed at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2008 © Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation New York. Photo by David Heald. NEW YORK, NY.- The Guggenheim exhibition catalogue Cai Guo-Qiang: I Want to Believe has won the 2008 George Wittenborn Memorial Book Award, which recognizes... [Lire la suite]
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