Thursday, September 16, 2010

For your Beijing trip, here is your art guide for the weekend

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.

Once you get there, you should definitely visit:
// Ullens Center
//Long March Space - Act I:LONG MARCH PROJECT–HO CHI MINH TRAIL (Beijing)
and report back to class with your reviews!

Also: Cao Chang Di art district (East End Art district), a home to several
important galleries of contemporary art, including Pekin Fine Arts,
Universal Studios (from Bureau Friedrich founder)
Platform China, Courtyard, China Art Archives and Warehouse, Beijing
Commune and L.A.
Gallery Beijing. Recommended ones are: Pekin Fine Arts, Universal Studios

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.

For sight-seeing: Architectural look at National Theater, designed by
Paul Andreu, the China Central Television (CCTV) building, designer by
Rem Koolhaas, the new Olympic Stadium, designed by Herzog and de

Hope this will be helpful for your trip!


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