28 CHINESE San Antonio Museum of Art
Photographs by Pat Brown 2015
28 CHINESE at the San Antonio Museum of Art presents artworks by twenty-eight contemporary Chinese artists. The cover image is Death of Marat by He Xiangyu, a portrait of his (living) friend Ai Weiwei.
Blue Ink by Chen Wei
Snowball, by Li Ming, is a video of the artist rolling a snowball larger and larger.
Untitled, by Lan Zhenghui, an ink brush painting, is black ink on paper.
Comrade Xiao He No. 3 (on right) by Wang Xingwei
Lovers Are Artists (Part One) by Fan Lu (on left) Unnamed Room No. 2 by Chen Wei
Joseph Beuys & Mao Zedong by Li Zhanyang
Well, by Huang Yong Ping, is three ceramic jars, each housing a taxidermied animal, seen on the next three pages: bats, a snake, a goat.
Memorial for Revolutionary Speech, by Qui Zhijie, calligraphy from the third century B.C. to modern times
Boat, by Zhu Jinshi, is made of thousands of sheets of Xuan rice paper, traditionally used in China for calligraphy and painting. Visitors may pass through the 40-foot interior in a symbolic passage of time and space.
Still from video by Li Ran, "From Truck Driver to the Political Commissar of the Mounted Troops"
28 Chinese Artworks from Miami's Rubell Family Collection
Photographs by Pat Brown Austin, Texas 2015 patbrown617.tumblr.com patbrown617 Flickr patbrown61741 Instagram All rights reserved.