and further [.|.] reading:
The Wall. - Reshaping Contemporary Chinese Art. Exhibit
curated by Gao Mingliu, opening on October 21, 2005, at the
Albright-Knox Museum in Buffalo.
798. The official web site of Factory 798, a cluster
of artists residencies, galeries, bookshops, cafes and restaurants
in the Dashanzi district in the Northwest of Beijing.
The Asia Art Archive
"[The] Asia Art Archive (AAA) is the first ever non-profit
research centre in Hong Kong dedicated to documenting the
recent history of visual art from the region within an international
Probably the most extensive resource on contemporary
art events, Chinese artists and their work. Includes
search functions, graphics, etc.
A web site put together for and by contemporary
Chinese painters. Includes up-to-date information
on activities, exhibits, etc. Valuable resource site, including
Quick glance at the work of mainland Chinese experimental
artists. With interview and illustrations.
Resource on artists working/living in Shanghai
In Chinese and English.
Extensive exhibit web site in conjunction with the Inside
Out - New Chinese Art exhibit by the Asia Society
in New York (1998); includes biblography, artists' biographies,
contemporary Chinesemart timeline, etc.
China Millenium Museum, Beijing - 1st and
2nd International New Media Arts Exhibition and Symposium.
This is one of the new, exciting museums in Beijing which
also dares host some very contemporay and challenging art
events. As an architectural monument the museum is interesting
in its own rights. And it does include a Multimedia and
digital arts center and gallery. http://www.bj2000.org.cn/english/multimedia.htm
In English and Chinese.
Web resource on Chinese artists residing in the artist village
of Song Zhuang 宋庄, to the east of Beijing
(Tongzhou district). Over 300 (some say over 400) artists
live and practice the arts here, including Feng Guodong,
Liu Guoqiang et al.
In Chinese. Many images; site loads very slowly.
The best bookshop in Beijing to purchase
literature on modern art (and not only on Chinese art);
located in the Factory 798 compound.