Armchair travel: China BOOKED OUT
An art revolution
For over a decade China has been producing some of the world’s most exciting contemporary art. Until now the focus has been overwhelmingly on the capital, Beijing, where art critic and lecturer John McDonald has led two successful tours. This third tour will look at the vibrant art scenes that are emerging in Taipei, Shanghai and Chengdu.
In this talk John will preview some of the attractions of these cities, including biennales in Taipei and Shanghai, and a host of new museums. As well as the established attractions of these very different regions, we’ll look at the work of leading artists and organise studio visits. Forget the Great Wall, the Forbidden City and the Entombed Warriors, this is where the new wave of Chinese art is breaking.
John will be leading the Art Gallery Society’s tour China: an art revolution in October/November this year. Find out more
10am Coffee, Domain Theatre Foyer
10.30am Talk, Centenary Auditorium
Image: Street art by graffiti artist ROBBBB, Shanghai
Saturday 31 May 2014, 10am
Bookings and enquiries: 02 9225 1878
Three full working days (Mon–Fri) notice is required to qualify for a refund. All refunds attract an administration charge of 25% of the ticket price(s) with a minimum charge of $5. Not negotiable.
Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Centenary Auditorium