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Wherever you are going in Europe there may be some Chinese artists on display at the moment…

 

Yu Likwai – Opening on Oct 10, Gmunden/Austria

Yu Likwai, High Shine 2, 2012-13, pigment print mounted on aluminium

Shuffling the Cards – the 5th Round by Alexandra Grimmer featuring inter alia Hong Kong artist Yu Likwai who so far has been especially known for being a cinematographer.
October 9, 2013 – November 9, 2013
Hipp Halle Gmunden, Theresientalstraße 68, 4810 Gmunden
Previous blog post: Shuffling The Cards

Frieze Art Fair – Until Oct 20, London/UK
On display inter alia HU Xiangqian, XU ZHEN by MadeIn Company, XU Zhen, GUO Fengyi, YANG Shaobin, ZHAN Wang, LIU Wei, ZHU Yu, WANG Sishun.

Yang Shaobin, Blue Room 21, 2010, oil on canvas. http://www.longmarchspace.com/exhibition/list_283_imagedetail.html?locale=en_US

Oct 17, 2013 – Oct 20, 2013
Frieze Art Fair, Regent’s Park, London

Istanbul Biennial – Until Oct 20, Istanbul/Turkey
Unfortunately, there is only one Chinese artists featured there: the famous Wang Qingsong.

Wang Qingsong, Follow You, 2013. http://www.wangqingsong.com/index.php

13th Istanbul Biennial

 

Zhao Zhao – Until Oct 27, Berlin/Germany
Game Of Thrones features the mise-en-scène of a Chinese Emperor’s Throne from the collection of the Museum für Asiatische Kunst (Kangxi Period, 1662-1722). Konstantin Grcic, Kirstine Roepstorff, Simon Starling, and Zhao Zhao present different contexts for an exhibition arranged into a seemingly absurd juxtaposition of four throne rooms.
Humboldt Lab Dahlem, Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Berlin

Momentum – Until Oct 27, Berlin/Germany

Miao Xiaochun, Restart, 2008-10, 3D computer animation. http://momentumworldwide.org/exhibitions/current-exhibition/

The Best of Times, The Worst of Times Revisited: Selected Videos From The 1st Kiev Biennale, group exhibition featuring inter alia Miao Xiaochun with Restart and Yang Fudong´s Yejiang/The Nightman Cometh.
Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin

Wang Haiyang – Until Nov 2nd, Paris/France

Wang Haiyang, Freud Fish and Butterfly, Video. http://www.galerieparisbeijing.com/artists/wanghaiyang/

Press Release: “Wang Haiyang is far removed from the dominant currents of contemporary Chinese art, which are often characterized by social content and political metaphors. His work explores the various states of the subconscious and our twisted relationships with our desires. Faced with his canvases and videos, we are moved not so much to understand or explain them as to let ourselves be carried away by the unbridled imagination of the artist: the bodies transform and metamorphose, while enigmatic images put us face to face with disturbing emotions.”
Galerie Paris Beijing, Paris

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