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Colours from China

Event Details

Date:

Thu 17 Aug 2017 until Sat 09 Sep 2017

Time:

09.00am until 05.30pm

Venue:

Mossgreen-Webbs, 23-25 Falcon Street, Parnell

Location(s):

Auckland

Preview Wednesday 16 August, 6.00pm

In association with Templar Contemporary Art Foundation, Mossgreen-Webb's is delighted to present Colours from China, an exhibition of contemporary Chinese art curated by well known Beijing curator and art critic Liao Wen. 

Colours from China brings the work of nine leading contemporary Chinese artists working in sculpture, painting, drawing and installation to New Zealand, many for the first time. Featuring Liao Jianhua, Mao Tongqiang, Meng Baishen, Shen Yue, Shi Jinsong, Yang Guang, Yang Liming, Zhan Wang and Zhang Wei.

"China is currently like a sophisticated 'paradise' and my hope it that, through this exhibition, audiences can transcend the differences in language and cultural background, and feel the complexity in China's contemporary culture." - Liao Wen, exhibition curator

A public programme of curator and art specialist-led talks and tours will run throughout the duration of the exhibition. 


Saturday 19 August, 11.00am
Tour the exhibition with curator Liao Wen to learn about the key themes in Colours from China. Translated by Annie Luo of Templar Contemporary Art Foundation

Saturday 26 August, 11.00am
Tour the exhibition with curator Liao Wen and Linda Tyler, Director of the Centre for Art Studies at the university of Auckland, in discussion on curating today. 
Translated by Annie Luo of Templar Contemporary Art Foundation

Saturday 2 September, 11.00am
Tour the exhibition with curator Liao Wen and Gallery Exhibitions Manager Jessica Pearless in discussion on the artists included in Colours from China. Translated by Annie Luo of Templar Contemporary Art Foundation

To attend the opening preview RSVP to Jessica Pearless jessica.pearless@mossgreen-webbs.co.nz as numbers are limited.