Tech Tuesday: During Art Basel Hong Kong 2014, Carsten Nicolai will present a new audio-visual installation, α (alpha) pulse. Each night from May 15 to May 17, 2014, α (alpha) pulse will generate a light pattern that will pulsate in a synchronized frequency across the entire façade of Hong Kong’s iconic International Commerce Centre (ICC) on the Kowloon harbor front. The artist has also design an app for iPhone / iPad that will allow the user to synchronize in such a way that the screen and the sound of the mobile device will be rhythmically and acoustically in tune with the installation.
Pace Beijing: Qiu Xiaofei: Apollo Bangs Dionysus, the Chinese artist’s first solo exhibition at Pace Beijing, will be on view at the gallery in 798 Art District from May 10 through June 21. Stop by No. 2 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang District in Beijing to see the exhibition.
"In a rapidly changing China, ‘memory’ seems to vanish more quickly than everything else. That’s why preserving memory has become an alternative way of life." - Yin Xiuzhen
Yin Xiuzhen uses memory as a critical tool to examine the political, social and environmental constructs that surround her. Pace Beijing is proud to present a second solo exhibition of the artist on view now until Sept 28th, 2013.
Opening tomorrow and following the recent Lunar New Year, Pace Beijing will present the solo exhibition of Hong Hao, a renowned contemporary Chinese artist who is newly represented by Pace. The exhibition is a comprehensive retrospective of the artist’s works from various periods of his career, including his newest works. Hong Hao's work will be on view at Pace Beijing from March 16 to April 27.
Pace Beijing and CAFA Art Museum will present a forum on the Expansion of Media Technology in Contemporary Art this Friday, March 1st, with a talk between Song Dong and Bernhard Serexhe, the chief curator of the ZKM Center for Art and Media. The talk will explore the impact of increasing use of technology in contemporary art and the impact of combining pioneering mediums with nostalgic and societal artistic subject matter.
Pace Beijing will be closed for the Lunar New Year from February 8-18th, reopening on Tuesday, February 19th. “Beijing Voice: Zhang Xiaogang” will be on view through February 28th. The next exhibition, a survey of artist Hong Hao, will open on March 16th.
Zhang Xiaogang’s new solo exhibition opens today at Pace Beijing!
“I found everything so remote but, at the same time, familiar when I occasionally looked into the mountains, rocks, pine trees and plums depicted in old literati paintings. My innermost feeling which was awakened by the same mountains, rocks, pine trees and plums has been totally and utterly changed. Moreover, like an apparition, it hides deep down in my vessels. The very trees and rocks have become the storage of memories and emotions from various eras. Forced by the rapid change of time and perspective, I cannot help but feel urged to face up to these things once again.” - Zhang Xiaogang, 2012
#MuseumMondays: Real Life Stories is currently on view at Bergen Art Museumwhere installations, sculptures and paintings by ten leading Chinese artists are shown in Norway for the first time. Curated by Feng Boyi and Bjørn Inge Follevaag, it exhibits works by Liu Jianhua, Li Songsong, Song Dong, Yin Xiuzhen, and Yue Minjun from Pace Beijing.
Li Songsong delves into abstraction and installation for his second solo exhibition at Pace Beijing which closes tomorrow, November 20th. Comprising of a single work, the artist has created a large metal tunnel internally lined with his characteristically thick color grids and undulating shades.
The Daily Beast visits Li Songsong's current exhibit at Pace Beijing and discusses his large-scale installation which consists of 91 “oddly shaped aluminum panels (many look like the staircase that folds into the fuselage of a small jet) all covered in Li’s signature thick paint and assembled as a tunnel”.
We are mesmerized by the way Liu Jianhua’s recent installation,1.2 Meters, utilizes iron wires as its medium. The artist’s “quiet aesthetic” works are currently on view at Pace Beijing until September 1st, 2012.