coke bottles

Before I left Boston, I was at the ICA for the Damien Ortega exhibit. I totally loved the “120 days” coke bottles. The shapes, forms, details of manipulation in this collection were amazing to look at, not to mention the shadows cast from the clear glass. And so whimsical at the same time! Ortega’s experimentation transforms the coke bottle […]

human body subway map

Fun perspective on the human body and its different systems (e.g. arterial, digestive, musculetal, respiratory, etc.) by Sam Loman. via Good via CoolHunting

798: Weng Fen’s Experimentalism

As I had recently posted, I took a trip to the Beijing 798 Art Distrcit and here’s a selection from one of the gallery shows: An awe striking exhibit with tons and tons of eggs: The crumbling of LehmanBrother’s.

Beijing’s artist communities

As I’m getting prepared to do some exploring. I leave you with this short article from thebeijinger: Rumors have been circulating for some time that Caochangdi, the area past Dashanzi that’s home to a number of high-profile galleries, may be razed for redevelopment, but it’s far from the only “art zone” under threat by voracious real estate agents. Red […]

encyclopedia: Chinese contemporary art

ArtSpeakChina is an online wiki of Chinese contemporary art; it’s a collaboratively-authored encyclopedia that launched in November 2009. The guide is bilingual in Chinese and English, comprised of many articles about Chinese artists and the evolution of contemporary art with corresponding timelines of historical and social events. ArtSpeak China now contains well over 300 articles and […]