Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Beijing Trip Saturday Schedule

Beijing Trip Saturday Schedule

+ Central Academy of Fine Arts Studio Visits at 11 AM
+ Ullens Center (Major Chinese contemporary art collector's foundation) in 798 Dashanzi- for the Qiu Zhijie show, 2 PM

For the rest of the day, below are suggestions for you to get a feel for Beijing's art scene in comparison to Shanghai.

+ Central Academy of Fine Arts at 11 AM
A tour with Ms Wang Duo, a master student of Prof Ma Gang and who used to be Feng Mengbo's assistant, will give a tour for you of the academy and studios at CAFA. Here is her mobile: 13581855335. 

+ 798 Dashanzi Dstrict:
Dashanzi Art District (798 Art District):
A large compound of artists' studios, and galleries installed in an outmoded 1950s factory complex, built by a team of East German architects in a style inspired by the Bauhaus. 

Ullens Center (UCCA) is inside 798 - your appointment is at 2PM for Qiu Zhijie show.
Meet Chen Yun and Emma Guo at 2 pm sharp at the door.
Mobile: 1391 108 3659
Breaking through the ice
Qiu Zhijie
Add: UCCA Big Hall|UCCA报告厅 
February 15th - May 15th

Long March|长征计划
Long March Beijing Space
Add: 4 Jiuxianqiao Lu, Chaoyang District, Beijing 
Mail Box 8503, Beijing , P.R. China 100015   北京市8503#信箱长征空间
Phone: 010-5978 9768
Fax: 010-5978 9764

+ Also VISIT Caochangdi area nearby:
Cao Chang Di art district (East End Art district), a home to several important galleries of contemporary art, including Universal Studios, Platform China, Courtyard, China Art Archives and Warehouse, Beijing Commune and L.A. Gallery Beijing.

Ai Weiwei
155 Caochangdi, Beijing 100015, China|北京朝阳区草场地155号
January 2–April 18

Pekin Fine Arts
Huang Zhiyang
Peripheral Vision, solo exhibition
Add: No.241 Cao Chang Di Village, Cui Ge Zhuang, Chaoyang District, Beijing
phone:8610 51273220
February 21st - April 30th, 2009

Boers Li Gallery
Address: No.A-8 Caochangdi, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100015 China
        北京市朝阳区草场地甲8号 100015
Tel: +86-10-6432-2620
Fax: +86-10-6432-2621
Opening Hours : Tuesdays through Sundays from 10:00-18:00

Chambers Fine Arts  前波画廊
Add:Red No.1-D, Caochangdi, Chaoyang District 朝阳区草场地红一号D座
opening: Tue-Sun 10am-6pm
phone:5127 3298
( no exhibition at present)
most recent one: CO 2008 AGroup Exhibition of Young Chinese Artists
                (Dec.27th, 2008 - Feb. 15th, 2009)

ShanghART Gallery Beijing  香格纳画廊在北京  
261 Cao Chang Di Old Airport Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing, China 100015
T: +86-10 6432 3202
F: +86-10 6432 4395
Daily 11am-6PM (closed Mon)

+ Additional:
National Art Museum of China
1 Wusi Dajie, East District
Beijing, China, 100010

Arario Beijing Gallery:
A new branch of Arario Gallery of South Korea.  The Gallery occupies five buildings with three gallery spaces dedicated solely to contemporary art, presenting some of the most cutting edge exhibitions of both  Asian and international art.

Red Gate Gallery's location in the Dongbianmen Watchtower.   Founded in 1991 by Australian Brian Wallace, the gallery presents up to eight shows a year by contemporary Chinese artists.


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