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ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair 2016: Highlights

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ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair 2016: Highlights
Bahrti Kher's "Solarum Series I" presented by Hauser & Wirth at ART021

ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair opens to the public tomorrow! We're here on their preview day checking out what the galleries have brought and we are so impressed - there are so many interesting and engaging works! Head on down from tomorrow till 13th November to check out the fair for yourself.

 

A bird's eye view of the ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair 2016.
"The Shanghai Exhibition Hall was built in 1955 to commemorate the alliance between China and the Soviet Union, a name by which many locals still refer to the building. Reflecting its original name, the design draws heavily on Russian and Empire style neoclassical architecture with Stalinist neoclassical innovations." - Wiki
Vincent de Sarthe of De Sarthe Gallery at their booth with an interactive piece by Chinese artist Wang Xin. "Featuring a giant hamster wheel for humans, artists acting as bar tenders, a barricaded entrance, and a virtual reality headset that transports users to an alternate reality, Wang Xin’s installations assert a commentary that is both comical and dystopian. The gleeful joy of participants excitedly waiting their turn to spin in the bright-pink hamster wheel clashes poignantly with the notion that monotony of spinning the wheel is a metaphor for the education needed to be a successful artist."
"Bound" by Huang Rui at 10 Chancery Lane's booth
Ren Ri at the Pearl Lam Galleries.
The Gallery Huit booth featuring a work by TROIKA in the background
These beuatiful and extremely poignant textile sculptures are by the artist Hou I-Ting - Tina Keng Gallery.
A closer look at the intricate weaving
An installation view of Zhang Ding's "Untitled" made up of stainless steel mugs plated with 24K gold
"A page form a calendar" by Lee Kit at ShugoArts
A work by TROIKA, presented by Gallery Huit made out of hundreds of dice.
A detailed view of the dice in TROIKA's work
One of the two long wings at the fair venue.
Zhao Zhao's "Sky" at the Tang Contemporary Art Booth

 

The Artling is proud to be an Official Media Partner for ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair 2016!

 

For more information about ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair 2016, click here.


Any views or opinions in the interview are solely those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the company or contributors.



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