M+Sigg高級策展人皮力 —— 修正中國當代藝術始點

今年二月「M+希克藏品」在香港正式展出之前,已是滿城風雨,而所有的討論、爭辯幾乎都是因「政治」兩個字而起。從這個中國當代藝術館藏與香港本身的關係、2,300萬美金的交易金額是否合理,到展覽會否受到政治審查、是否延用「正確就是錯誤(Right is Wrong)」名字、香港能否守護這個館藏的將來,甚至質疑西九文化區存在的必要性等,話題焦點只在政治,偏離藝術。展覽在政治氣候不明朗的香港登場,成為了支持和反對的分野線。 我們找來了負責研究這個館藏和策劃展覽的M+希克高級策展人皮力先生,從藝術史的角度討論「M+希克藏品」的意義和價值。

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Video Talk: Philip Tinari on the Relationship Between Curators and Artists

A notable writer, critic, art curator, and expert in Contemporary Chinese Art, Philip Tinari is the director of the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) in Beijing. After telling us about the latest show of Scandinavian duo Elmgreen & Dragset creating a fake art fair in UCCA, CoBo challenges him by a question: if curator is water, what is the role of artist? And…which artist would he date?

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Michael Lynch on the Future of M+

The renowned Australian arts administrator Mr. Michael Lynch (*1950) joined the Hong Kong West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA) as its CEO in July 2011. Heading the contentious project for two years now, Mr. Lynch is eager to “make it happen” than “just talking about it”. Determined and high-spirited, Mr. Lynch is eager to concretize…

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Leanne Sacramone on Art Born in the Street

The Fondation Cartier in Paris is presenting the exhibition Born in the Street – Graffiti (July 7 – November 29) which brings to light the extraordinary development of an artistic movement that was born in the streets of New York in the early 1970s to rapidly become a worldwide phenomenon. Yet, despite its immense popularity, this essentially…

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