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Loved: Zhang Huan’s Ash Paintings & Memory Doors

Today I went to the Art Gallery of Ontario, just in time on the last day of the excellent exhibition by Chinese artist Zhang Huan: Ash Paintings and Memory Doors. I had been told it was an impressive show, and it really was. Not only were the enormous works strong in terms of technique, subject matter and concept, but they
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The Chinese Art Bubble has Burst…

..Long Live Chinese Art! Recent news articles have told of the Chinese art market suffering, falling from the dizzying heights of just a few years ago. It’s an interesting thing to witness from a truly hyped art scene where much work was awkward, and not all that great, even as it reflected political issues and the rise of the new
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News: AGO announces 2008 photo prize finalists

Power to the people: The Grange Prize is an annual $50,000 contemporary photography prize where you decide who wins! Raymonde Aprile, Miroir (mirror), ink-jet print,, 2004. Image: raymondeapril.com