All This

Exhibitions NanHai Art

All This

Oct 5 — Nov 9, 2018

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Chen Ruobing lives and works in Düsseldorf, Ma Shuqing in Paris and Beijing, Shen Chen in New York while Chen Qiang is based in Shanghai and Liu Xuguang and Du Jie in Beijing; all have shown internationally and all are contemporary abstract painters of the more reductive kind. They are also considered to be Chinese artists. But are they? The exhibition All This explores the ways they may and may not be. In a globally interconnected world (despite the current rise in nationalistic tendencies and xenophobia,) are there clear divisions? How does one identify Chineseness in contemporary art? Should there be other criteria?

This exhibition is curated by Lilly Wei.