While many of us find contemporary art hard to penetrate, new media artist Cao Yuxi has other thoughts. Cao, the visual effects director of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics opening ceremony, believes that everyone can react to and interact with a piece of contemporary art, the moment they raise their smartphones to take a selfie in front of it.
After much anticipation, OCAT Shenzhen opened the door of its new space Sunday by launching two new exhibitions on the first floor as a warm-up activity. Nestled in the north area of OCT-LOFT, this three-level new space will offer more unique experiences to art lovers when it fully opens in November.
The word "porcelain" often elicits such images as an elegant vase, an exquisite teapot or a priceless antique bowl dating back to ancient times. Unlike the regular pottery and porcelain pieces you see at a museum, the exhibits in an ongoing show at the Art Museum, Guangming Culture and Art Center are efforts of a contemporary expression via this ancient medium.
Black-and-white photographs by Daidō Moriyama are on display at the "Seeping Into Darkness" exhibition at Ferris Gallery.
A candlelight concert will be held at the Silos in I-Factory, Nanshan District this Sunday. Singer Lulu Liao with keyboard player Guo Tianyuan will perform.
People who visited Pingshan Art Museum recently to see the "Shen Shaomin's Brief History of Science" exhibition may be impressed by the "I Am My Own Result" installation, in which two giant tapelines measuring each other's lengths. Its creator Shen Shaomin asks viewers in the artwork profile: "Measure a standard with a standard; which is the standard?"