Artsy headlines Adam Chang in article about Chinese symbolism, alongside works by Ai Weiwei and Chen Wenling

11 February 2019

Artsy, one of the worlds largest digital art platforms has featured Adam Chang's painting Chinese Zodiac- Pig Head as its headline artwork in its article Unpacking the Symbolism of Pigs in Chinese Art.

"2019 is the Year of the Pig, bringing with it extra reason to celebrate: Among the 12 animals represented in the Chinese zodiac, the pig—the last in the cycle—promises wealth and good fortune."

Other images illustrated in the article included sculptures by Ai Weiwei  and Chen Wenling and images of works from the Zhou dynasty (ca. 1045–256 B.C.E.) and Qing Dynasty.

Chang's Chinese Zodiac- Pig Head, 2016, Oil on linen, 160x140cm was exhibited in a solo exhibition titled Ancient Reverie at Nanda\Hobbs in 2016.

This painting is available.

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Landscape Obscura

13 February 2019

Opening Thursday, 21 February

Like the camera obscura of the 17th century, this exhibition is, in a way, a distortion. The work is about place, politics and the beauty of the land. It is a powerful and moving discussion in paint about ideas and mythology that locates us and acknowledges the importance of the collective history of this land.

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Famous American artist endorses the work of George Gittoes

29 January 2019

Carolee Schneemann, described by MoMA as “one of the most influential artists of the second part of the 20th century”, has endorsed the work of George Gittoes in a recent interview.

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Artist Jun Chen Commissioned by National Portrait Gallery for 20|20 Exhibition

31 October 2018

Jun Chen was commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery to paint a portrait of former dancer, Li Cunxin for it's current exhibition titled 20/20, which celebrates the Gallery's 20th year. The work was acquired for the private collection with funds donated by Tim Fairfax AC. 20/20 is on show at the National Portrait Gallery, Canberra until 10 February 2019.

 

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