Bao Dong

  • Wang Xingwei

    Wang Xingwei’s latest solo exhibition was clearly inspired by Platform China’s new home, in which the space is divided into a front and a back room. The show’s conceptual framework also formed a kind of dualistic structure, posturing the theme of dialectic moral values. “Model worker” Li Xianting—the art critic and curator known to emulate the traditional Confucian intellectual, calling himself “the squire”—was invited to inscribe the title. In traditional Chinese society, respected authorities would often play the role of arbitrator. The fanfare of the show’s title, “Honor and Disgrace,”