In a new exhibition, the Chinese artist Guo Hongwei uses watercolor to vividly depict nature’s forms — and gently tease the eye.
Chambers Fine Art
The Power of Deception to Subvert Heteronormativity
Artist Pixy Liao subverts gender norms with a playful yet threatening humor.
A Black-and-White Gallery Tour of Chelsea
Contemporary artists and a few artists from yesteryear are exploring unorthodox and atypical ways to experience the contrast between black and white.
Weekly Art Rx
This week we continue with more show openings for weekend art-goers in need of a nugget of inspiration. Our round-up includes the Mike Weiss Gallery, Sculpture Center, Journal Gallery, the Studio Museum in Harlem, Airplane gallery, Nyehaus Gallery and Chambers Fine Art.
Beijing’s Williamsburg, Caochangdi
If Beijing has a Chelsea, 798 Art Zone, then surely it has a Williamsburg. That “alternative” neighborhood is Caochangdi (草场地). According to legend, Ai Weiwei moved out here in early 2000 to set up his studio and the China Art Archives and Warehouse. It was a strange move at the time, but galleries and artists soon followed, and the area is now home to a number of well-known spaces.