“Automobile@City@People” ---series of Special Exhibition
Time: January to December 2017
Add: 2F, Beijing Auto Museum
Brief Introduction: The exhibitions are not confined only to automobiles, while from the perspective of automobiles to review history, technology, humanism, change of urban and social progress, to advocate harmony and beauty among the relationship of “people-automobile-life-society”. People and cities are joined by automobiles as carrier. Through the contents of people, automobiles and etiquette in Beijing, the exhibitions mainly show that to see the development of mobile technology and civilization, the evolution of urban from nothing and society, and the change of human life style from the angle view of automobile, history and people. As a result, it advocates the audience to pay attention to the contribution of Chinese ancient mobile civilization to the world and think about the living environment; and also helps audience to connect the transportation mode of the time and people’s real life. On the basis of summarizing historical context of Beijing urban and real life, the exhibitions reasonably conceive the ideal urban development and the possibility for change of traveling mode. They also lively tell the stories of automobiles and people that happened in Beijing and lead audience to easily understand the exhibition by cartoons.
Art Exported under the supervision of Customs from Guangdong in the Qing Dynasty
Guangdong has been an important hub for foreign maritime trade since the Han Dynasty. After the Qing court issued the “one port policy”, in 1757, the Thirteen Hongs of Guangdong became the only authorized firm in charge of operation and management of maritime trade between China and Western countries. Under the Supervision of Canton Customs, three well-known Chinese products, including silk, porcelain and tea as well as artworks made in Guangdong, such as embroidery, kown-glazed porcelain, Canton carving had been introduced to Europe and the United Stated. Chinese export artworks became a social fashion, setting off Chinese Wind in the West. Guangdong, hence, turned into a crucial hub in the Maritime Silk Road.
Our exhibition selected 114 pieces (sets) of collections of Qing Dynasty exported artwork. These collections not only shows the unique aesthetic under the interactional and mutual context of the traditional Chinese and western styles, but also reflects the meaning of communication and exchange of political, economic, society and cultural between Chinese and Western in the same time.
April 16-June 16, 2017 China Customs Museum
Art Exhibition “The Object of Art 2017”
May the 4th-end of June
Location: Exhibitions room at Instituto Cervantes in Beijing.
A1 Gongti Nanlu, Chaoyang Beijing
Opening ceremony: May the 4th at 19h
Instituto Cervantes in Beijing, in cooperation with Tentarte, S.L brings to Beijing an original and valuable art exhibition curated by the Spanish artist Fernando Bellver. The collection is composed by 64 individual original pieces of art by worldly-known Spanish artists such as Chillida or Brossa, among others. Inspired by Duchamp and its conception of art, the compilation of each piece of art shapes a complete sentence that invites the viewer to analyze the meaning of art.
After being part of Art Beijing 2017, this exhibition is set up at Instituto Cervantes in Beijing. Guided visits and other events will be organized around the exposition.
Culture Day of the Republic of Belarus--Exhibition
on Black & White Ink Drawing Works
May29-end of June, 2017 Tsinghua University Art Museum