Let’s Not Forget- June 4th, 1989 TianAnMen, BJ. We take a break from our usual love of the arts to note that art at its best is an expression of the human spirit. And this image speaks volumes about that. Today is the 25th Anniversary of TianAnMen Massacre. Let history not be forgotten. 

Xu Jianguo’s Poetic Cityscapes on Sotheby's Blog

New Works by Jian Guo Xu curated by XuArtspace- Exhibition at Sotheby’s HK June 17-30th

What’s happening in Shanghai, China. Previous book was The Great Gatsby.

What’s happening in Shanghai, China. Previous book was The Great Gatsby.

Beyond Contemporary: Fifty-Year Artist Vision of Jian Guo Xu Exhibition at the National Museum of China (in Beijing). October 2013. Xuartspace curated exhibition. US Ambassador to China opened the exhibition. www.xuartspace.com

Premiering on October 18th at the National Museum of China- Chinese-American artist Jian Guo Xu’s new Tri-Media Masterpiece- The Harmony “大同图“. An imagined dialog between the great symbols of Eastern and Western philosophers Lao zi and Plato. This concept is expressed in traditional two-dimensional form, in multi-medium format, and in installation.
Solo exhibition runs between Oct 18-29th at the National Museum of China in BJ TianAnMen square.
more about the artist at www.jianguoxu.com or www.xuartspace.com

Premiering on October 18th at the National Museum of China- Chinese-American artist Jian Guo Xu’s new Tri-Media Masterpiece- The Harmony “大同图“. An imagined dialog between the great symbols of Eastern and Western philosophers Lao zi and Plato. This concept is expressed in traditional two-dimensional form, in multi-medium format, and in installation.

Solo exhibition runs between Oct 18-29th at the National Museum of China in BJ TianAnMen square.

more about the artist at www.jianguoxu.com or www.xuartspace.com

Challenging concepts of Contemporary and Classical— Upcoming exhibition at the National Museum of China of artist Jian Guo Xu will show case his groundbreaking sumi ink paintings done on custom made silk.

Stay tuned on www.jianguoxu.com

Sougez, Emmanuel: Still life with bottle. 1940-45. Gelatin Silver Print. 
The beauty of simple things distilled in through the lens. The richness of black and white palette on film is still unmatched by digital prints.

Sougez, Emmanuel: Still life with bottle. 1940-45. Gelatin Silver Print.

The beauty of simple things distilled in through the lens. The richness of black and white palette on film is still unmatched by digital prints.

1630 Map of China by Blaeu

1630 Map of China by Blaeu

Illustrations from Cook’s voyage to the South Seas 1768-1771