Lee Ambrozy

11th Shanghai Biennale: “Why Not Ask Again? Maneuvers, Disputations & Stories”

September 2016

Curated by Jeebesh Bagchi, Monica Narula, and Shuddhabrata Sengupta New Delhi–based trio Raqs Media Collective bring a refreshing geographic perspective to the Shanghai Biennale, assembling an exhibition that takes the underexamined cultural… READ ON


Liang Yuanwei

April 2016

At first, it is difficult to see what is different about Liang Yuanwei’s new oil paintings. In the series titled “Oval,” 2014–15, the artist employs her signature method, meticulously interpreting patterns lifted from found textiles. Liang … READ ON

IN PRINT April 2016 [TOC]

“Transcending Tibet”

Rogue Space | Chelsea

March 2015

Tibetan art is now meta-ethnic. In this exhibition, the Shangri-la imaginary collides with realities particular to the global Tibetan cultural diaspora. The redefinition proposed here delivers a broad range of formal possibilities and artistic… READ ON


Falling Down

August 2014

ONE WEEK before his performance last month at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, I sought out Hu Xiangqian in his Upper East Side studio apartment. Amid dozens of ceiling-high houseplants, in front of a full-length mirror, stood a … READ ON


Heman Chong

Heman Chong talks about Moderation(s) in Hong Kong and Rotterdam

May 2014

Singapore-based artist Heman Chong makes work that often dissolves boundaries between literature, performing arts, and graphic design. Moderation(s), his latest project, is a two-year experimental platform that involves collaborative … READ ON


Xu Zhen: A Madein Company Production

January 2014

Curated by Philip Tinari and Paula Tsai In 2009, Shanghai-based artist Xu Zhen founded MadeIn Company, trading his singular identity for a corporate brand. Now, for this sprawling survey, the bellicose prankster turns his given name into the… READ ON


Ink Tank

The opening of “Ink Art” at the Met

December 2013 NEW YORK

ONE MET. MANY WORLDS. The Met’s slogan is emblazoned across Fifth Avenue over banners that cover its facade and the now under-construction Koch Plaza. The phrase heralds the museum’s globalist vision, but in Chinese characters it reads slightly… READ ON


Yu Youhan

December 2013

Yu Youhan is best known for his contributions to the 1990s painting movement known as “Political Pop,” but these works remain only one facet in the remarkably productive career of the now seventy-year-old painter. This exhibition put his … READ ON

IN PRINT December 2013 [TOC]

Lin Tianmiao

March 2013

Lin Tianmiao’s works, gathered here in her first retrospective, flesh out her evolving relationship with organic fibers while revealing that the sophisticated and collective processes by which she produces her sculptures and installations … READ ON

IN PRINT March 2013 [TOC]

“Summoning Ghosts: The Art Of Hung Liu”

January 2013

Curated by René de Guzman Hung Liu’s debut retrospective of more than eighty works will juxtapose her socialist-realist sketches from the 1970s, made while the artist was still living in China and at the height of the Cultural Revolution, … READ ON