Art Shenzhen 2020 will be held in Hall No. 6 of the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center in Futian District from Thursday to Sunday. A total of 45 contemporary art galleries and professional art institutions will gather together at Art Shenzhen.
The exhibition will bring to the audience modern and contemporary artworks created from the 20th to 21st century, which will facilitate communication in the art industry troubled by the COVID-19 pandemic and present a professional, spectacular and diversified feast of contemporary art to the public.
As a hard-won offline exhibition in 2020, Art Shenzhen will continue to uphold the philosophy of “local-based, global vision and quality future.”
In addition to the main gallery section, other exhibits such as urban art, Hi21 Young Art Fair, public art project, invited artists’ projects and the Greater Bay Area art ecological exhibition will also be included in the fair. The works include paintings, ink and color on paper, sculptures, videos, installations and more, which will present a more diversified and colorful world of art to the viewers.
During the four-day exhibition, a series of highly targeted special lectures, art forums and other activities will be held to provide visitors with more opportunities for study and communication to upgrade the regional art market and build an open, professional, innovative, shared and cooperative contemporary art market platform.
A number of professional institutions will participate in the main gallery section of Art Shenzhen 2020, including: Galleria Continua, Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing Commune, Magician Space and Tokyo Gallery +BTAP.
They will display important works of art by famous artists at home and abroad, such as Shang Yang, Xu Bing, He Duoling, Chen Danqing and Michelangelo Pistoletto, to make the exhibition a high-level and high-quality art event.
The public art section will display the installation work by Anish Kapoor, a well-known British artist, “Split (Organic Green Mixed Laser Purple),” and the work by Li Jinghu, a representative artist from the Greater Bay Area, “Companion.”
Art Shenzhen connects the art ecological fields in the Pearl River Delta region and plays a positive role in promoting the benign development of regional artistic ecology. The Greater Bay Area Art Ecology Exhibition section is dedicated to making contemporary art exhibitions more diversified and presenting highly recognized nonprofit contemporary art institutions in the region.
During the event, a series of activities with various themes will be carried out in the forms of video lectures and live forums.
To ensure pandemic prevention and control and to hold the exhibition in a safe and orderly way, the Organizing Committee of Art Shenzhen 2020 has worked out detailed operation manuals and plans for pandemic prevention and control.