【RAM Member Special · Talk】Chen Zhen, The One
You might have heard about Chen Zhen, and you might even have appreciated his art work Round Table,The Last Song and Zen Garden. However, it’s very possible that you do not know he used to have a lifelong plan which was to be a doctor, you do not know a great deal of his manuscripts are still in process, or in this case you never gotten to know about him. Xu Min, the artistic consultant of this ex
【Exhibition Plus · Lecture】From Beautiful Garden to Mulberry Garden, Chen Zhen’s Youth and Choice
Shanghai Theatre Academy is the cradle of many internationally influential artists. They are outstanding with their artistic expressions featuring both Chinese and western characteristics.
This talk will analyze the background of Chen Zhen’s creation and the history of modern and contemporary art to showcase the culture of the nearly century old French concession in Shanghai.
【Exhibition Plus · Lecture】Rather be a Doctor: Interpreting the Medical Elements in Chen Zhen’s Artistic Creation
Chen Zhen’s works represent his diagnosis and prescription for the morbidity of human nature, culture and society as an artist; and they also reflected his experiences and thoughts regarding human body, psychology, diseases and medical science during his struggle with his condition as a terminal patient from a family of doctors. We believe that to interpret Chen Zhen’s practice experience and art
【Exhibition Plus · Lecture】History of Exhibitions-Shanghai 1979-2006
Taking book A History of Exhibitions-Shanghai 1979-2006, an archive of an artist-organised exhibitions in Shanghai, talk will look at the early artists organized exhibitions in Shanghai during 1980’s and importance of artists friendship and solidarity in times when there was no art infrastructure or so called institutionalization of friendship that was of great importance for many local contexts.
RAM is pleased to present the first major museum exhibition in Asia of the celebrated Los Angeles-based artist Mark Bradford. Commissioned specifically for this presentation, three monumental collage paintings will fill each of the gallery floors of the museum. These exuberant new works titled The Tears of a Tree, Falling Horses and Lazy Mountain are inspired by the artist’s visits to Shanghai and