Collage is a fundamental part of Western modern art, but the practice of overlapping and combining ready elements to form something new is never alien to non-western cultures. This exhibition is devoted to a number of collages by altogether 18 artists form China and Europe. Among these artists are Jan Lauwers, winner of the Golden Lion Lifetime Achievement Award at the Venice Biennal in 2014,Tal R, an outstanding Danish artist, Osang Gwon, an artist well known for photography-sculpture. Also It will be the debut of Yin Xiuzhen’s “TVT Rocket”, a large installation made for the Montpeliera Biennale. Also Xu Lei’s superimposition collage, Hong Hao’s collage of articles of daily consumption and Xu Bing’s collage of installation and collage based on classic manual of painting are all worth taking a look.
More information: Shanghai Gallery of Art