Carte Blanche: Les 4 Coups
ShanghART M50, Shanghai
ShanghART M50 presents Carte Blanche, a program of curation driven and organized by artists. Since Carte Blanche: Liu Weijian in November 2017, Les 4 Coups is the second Carter Blanche exhibition curated by Tang Guo.
Artists: Peng Tao, Wang Haibiao, Wang Weijue, Xu Ye (listed in alphabetical order)
“Using their own ways to face arts, is the truth to open themselves. Even these practices are conventional, they continue to present. These are methods to analyze themselves; to exclude difficulties or anxieties and to confirm self-existences.”—Tang Guo
Duration：2018/06/30 - 2018/08/11（Tue.-Thu. 10:00-18:00, Fri.-Sun. 10:30-18:30, Mon. Closed）
Address：ShanghART M50, Bldg 16, 50 Moganshan Rd., Putuo District, Shanghai, China 200060
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In 2013, a 1976 geological environment analysis map of Bordeaux got from École Spéciale d’Architecture de Paris shows different periods of evolution and structure of soil, wind, and water. This map attracts me during the five years in Bordeaux. Hence, trying to restore and release the natural power stored inside abstract symbols on canvas.
The Dead Sea, in size of 6 times 2 square kilometers, is the largest and most intensive human graveyard for wasted satellites and aircrafts. In thousands of years of silent shadow, sleeping objects have been pulled up from this area. These data measured from natural changes, delicately creates greyish black blocks.
The barbed needle iteratively punctures through the pink wool and the ball. It creates a primordially private but surrealistically absurd view inside the organ through these unbroken and broken constructions.
Inside different shapes of human shells, there are representatives of everyday disguise, outsiders’ imprisonment and the weakness hiding beneath these shells.
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