12 mars 2018

Tragic love story, inspiring art and music for over 1,000 years, is focus of new Worcester Art Museum exhibition

Early Ming Dynasty, Chinese, Ming Huang and Yang Gueifei Listening to Music, (detail), 1368-1400, ink and light color on silk, Museum Purchase. The tragic love story of the historic Chinese emperor Ming Huang (reigned 712-756) and his consort Yang Guifei has inspired artists, musicians, and writers across Asia for centuries. It is now the focus of a new exhibition, Dangerous Liaisons Revisited, opening at the Worcester Art Museum on January 20, 2018. Centered on the Museum’s 14th- to 17th-century Ming period handscroll painting,... [Lire la suite]

09 décembre 2010

Photography from the New China @ the J. Paul Getty Museum, at the Getty Center

Wang Qingsong, Chinese, New Women (detail),  Chromogenic print, 47 1/4 x 86 5/8 in. 2009.18.2. The J. Paul Getty Museum © Wang Qingsong LOS ANGELEs, CA.- On view at the J. Paul Getty Museum, at the Getty Center, December 7, 2010 —April 24, 2011, Photography from the New China displays a selection of Chinese photographs produced since the 1990s, when People's Republic leader Deng Xiaoping introduced the current period of Opening and Reform. Photography from the New China is shown concurrently with Felice Beato: A... [Lire la suite]
03 avril 2009

The J. Paul Getty Museum has just acquired nine works by acclaimed chinese artists Wang Qingsong and Hai Bo

Hai Bo “I am Chairman Mao’s Red Guard” (detail), 2000 Color photograph (diptych) 61 x 40.6cm (24 x 16 inches). LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum has just acquired a significant group of works by Chinese contemporary photographers. Nine works by acclaimed artists Wang Qingsong and Hai Bo will enter the museum’s collection, which is known for the depth and breadth of its historical holdings in European and American photography. It is the Getty’s first major acquisition in the field of contemporary Chinese photography.... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2009

"Christian Dior: 60 Years of Photography" @ Moscow Museum of Modern Art

Dior has always fostered a special bond with great photographers MOSCOW.- Christian Dior presents the exhibition Christian Dior: 60 years of Photography that will be held during the 6th International Festival “Fashion and Style in Photography 2009”. This exhibition tells the history of Christian Dior through a selection of 120 pictures from the world’s greatest photographers. Dior has always fostered a special bond with great photographers. In the 1940s and 1950s Erwin Blumenfeld, Willy Maywald, John Rawlings, Henry Clarke,... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2008

Robert Adanto, T"he Rising Tide", a New Documentary on Chinese Contemporary Art

WASHINGTON, DC.- The Smithsonian Institution's Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Presents Robert Adanto's The Rising Tide, a New Documentary on Chinese Contemporary Art In his beautiful debut film, Robert Adanto explores the work of some of China's most talented emerging video artists and photographers and their personal responses to the country's rise as a global economic, political and cultural force. This is a unique opportunity to see this elegant and thoughtful film, introduced by the director. Featured artists in clued:... [Lire la suite]
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