Posts Tagged ‘China’

Ai Weiwei Calls Attention to the Refugee Crisis with Giant Life Vest Installation in Vienna

July 19, 2016  |  Art  |  No Comments

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Following up on his controversial exhibition in Berlin last year that saw the Chinese artist attaching 4,000 life jackets, Ai Weiwei Read More

Charles Pétillon Fills Gallery With Balloon Clouds For His First Show in China

May 22, 2016  |  Art  |  Comments Off on Charles Pétillon Fills Gallery With Balloon Clouds For His First Show in China

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The white balloons of French photographer Charles Pétillon are floating into Shanghai for Invasions, the artist’s Read More

Streets | Okuda’s “Rainbow Thief” Mural Transforms a Neighborhood For Hong Kong Walls

April 14, 2016  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on Streets | Okuda’s “Rainbow Thief” Mural Transforms a Neighborhood For Hong Kong Walls

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It’s a new age of muralism with several ongoing large-scale international projects transforming the urban landscape and bringing Read More

Conceptual Artist Florentijn Hofman Creates Giant Floating Fish Sculpture out of Foam Kickboards in China

April 12, 2016  |  Art  |  Comments Off on Conceptual Artist Florentijn Hofman Creates Giant Floating Fish Sculpture out of Foam Kickboards in China

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Playful conceptual artist Florentijn Hofman, whose penchant for bringing kids toys to life in giant scale (you might remember his Read More

On Exhibit | Huang Yong Ping’s Giant Sea Monster Sculpture Invades Qatar

April 7, 2016  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on On Exhibit | Huang Yong Ping’s Giant Sea Monster Sculpture Invades Qatar

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Currently on view at Qatar’s Al Riwaq Art Space, What About the Art? Contemporary Art from China, curated by Read More

PUBLIC ART | KAWS’ “CLEAN SLATE” ON VIEW AT LANE CRAWFORD, SHANGHAI

May 18, 2015  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on PUBLIC ART | KAWS’ “CLEAN SLATE” ON VIEW AT LANE CRAWFORD, SHANGHAI

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Following the recent debut of three colossal sculptures in Amsterdam, longtime Supertouch buddy KAWS proves he’s the king of public art this summer with the launch of his giant Clean Slate sculpture in Shanghai, marking the first time one of his sculptures has appeared on mainland China. Appearing out front of Read More

STREET LIFE | ON THE WALL WITH LUDO IN SHANGHAI

November 16, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on STREET LIFE | ON THE WALL WITH LUDO IN SHANGHAI

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Globetrotting French street artist & Supertouch buddy Ludo just returned from Shanghai where he lent his trademark green iconography to a ruined monochromatic landscape that makes Detroit look like Read More

FIRST LOOK | KAWS “CLEAN SLATE” SCULPTURE INSTALLATION AT HARBOUR CITY, HONG KONG

September 17, 2014  |  Streets  |  Comments Off on FIRST LOOK | KAWS “CLEAN SLATE” SCULPTURE INSTALLATION AT HARBOUR CITY, HONG KONG

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Longtime Supertouch buddy KAWS is an artist on the move, and just days after opening his beautiful new show, Man’s Best Friend at Honor Fraser gallery in LA, he’s debuted his latest monumental sculpture, Clean Slate, on the mall in Harbour City, Hong Kong. Depicting a giant Companion character carrying smaller, child-like Companions (a reference to Read More

MUST SEE | CAI GUO QIANG’S THE NINTH WAVE AT THE POWER STATION OF ART, SHANGHAI

August 21, 2014  |  Uncategorized  |  Comments Off on MUST SEE | CAI GUO QIANG’S THE NINTH WAVE AT THE POWER STATION OF ART, SHANGHAI

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Visionary Chinese artist & Supertouch buddy Cai Guo Qiang, long known for the power & spectacle of his multimedia installations, has just launched one of his most ambitious projects yet with The Ninth Wave, which debuted last week in Shangahi at the Power Station of Art. The focal point of the exhibition is the artwork from which Read More

DESIGN | THE LOTUS BUILDING IN WUJIN, CHINA

August 12, 2014  |  Design  |  Comments Off on DESIGN | THE LOTUS BUILDING IN WUJIN, CHINA

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Home to some of the most banal and sublime modern architecture, China has just unveiled a stunning new sculptural building Called the Lotus Building that falls into the latter category. Located in the heart of Wujin, the burgeoning southern district of Changzhou, Jiangsu PRC, the structure and the surrounding 3.5 hectare People’s Park have been designed by Australian firm Read More