Fiona He

Liu Wei

Ullens Center for Contemporary Art | 尤伦斯当代艺术中心

March 2015

Liu Wei translates his environment into simple yet concise forms by using the most precise materials to make his point. On entering, visitors have to navigate through the engulfing Enigma (all works 2014), a constellation of towering geometric… READ ON

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“Unlived by What Is Seen”

March 2015

“Unlived by What Is Seen,” the awkward and ambiguous English version of this exhibition’s Chinese title, may suggest a kind of annulment of visual experience. A more literal translation would be “(Artists’) Actions Beyond Visual … READ ON

IN PRINT March 2015 [TOC]

Song Ta

January 2015

Entering the exhibition space, viewers were greeted with two rows of elementary-school examination papers, hanging like Tibetan prayer flags. Each sheet bears the same score, 59.5—just half a point under the passing grade of 60. The exams … READ ON

IN PRINT January 2015 [TOC]

Fiona He

December 2013

THIS PAST YEAR, ignoring the excitement over young and emerging artists (many of whom know all too well what’s expected of them if they’re to thrive in the contemporary art world), and eschewing the gossip pertaining to the political and… READ ON

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Liang Yuanwei

Beijing Commune 北京公社

April 2013

One gets the sense in Liang Yuanwei’s solo exhibition “Pomegranate” that she has set out to alter accepted notions of the role of the artist by constantly highlighting the variables and constants of production. Take, for example, Meaning,… READ ON

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