reviews

  • Second Guangzhou Triennial

    1st Asia Biennial / 5th Guangzhou Triennial

    While the First Guangzhou Triennial, in 2002, provided viewers with a sweeping overview of creative output by the so-called first generation of China’s avant-garde artists, the second is an attempt to reconfigure the relationship between the triennial and its context. Integral to the exhibition is the museum’s location in the Pearl River Delta, or PRD, a cluster of southern Chinese cities, including Shenzhen and Guangzhou, that have experienced a wild growth spurt since the ’70s and whose congested urban sprawl represents both opportunity and decadence. To facilitate exchanges among artists,

    Read more