Yin Xiuzhen is the third artist invited to create a monumental, site-specific work for the Garage Atrium Commissions series. For her first solo presentation in Moscow, the Beijing-based artist will produce one of the largest architectural structures she has ever made. Entitled Slow Release, the twelve-meter long installation is enveloped in more than two hundred square meters of red and white clothing, a part of which was donated by Muscovites and hand-sewn in the shape of a magnified medicine c
Pace Gallery is pleased to announce its participation in the second edition of the ART 021 Contemporary Art Fair in Shanghai from November 12 to 16, 2014. Pace will present more than thirty works by a diverse group of international artists at booth 2-02. Pace’s presentation at Art 021 will include a selection of artists whose work employs quotidian materials and images. Yin Xiuzhen and Tara Donovan incorporate commonplace items such as recycled clothing in the case of the former and pins, Myla
Pace London and Phaidon Press will celebrate the launch of the Chinese Art Book at a private reception at Pace London, 6 Burlington Gardens where Li Songsong’s exhibition We Have Betrayed the Revolution is currently on view - until 9th November. The Chinese Art Book is a beautiful, authoritative overview of Chinese art. It presents a definitive selection of 300 works, from the earliest dynasties to the new generation of contemporary artists enlivening the global art world today. From painting,
The new work of Portable City series "Portable City: Moscow" have been shown at 5th Moscow Biennale of contemporary art, this work is made for the Biennale in particular. Yin's cities are not quite like the real world. They are Yin Xiuzhen’s cities, the manifestation of individual understanding, carrying with them the shadow of public understanding. They are portraits of the city imbued with hers reflections upon the city and the progress of history, as well as she concern about the future. They
Song Dong and Yin Xiuzhen have collaborated with their 11-year-old daughter Song ErRui on The Way of Chopsticks, an exhibition housed in the three-story Rittenhouse Square Mansion in Philadelphia. The site-specific installation explores the changing nature of childhood and family life in China, and will be open through December 29. Click here for more information on The Way of Chopsticks. Yin Xiuzhen: Nowhere to Land is currently on view at Pace Beijing through September 28. Click he
Yin Xiuzhen’s works have been accorded femininity for the “soft” nature of her signature material: reclaimed fabrics from secondhand clothes. But the artist’s womanly virtues perhaps culminate in her “enterable” spaces, whose employ seems to have reached a crescendo in Collective Subconscious, 2007, currently on display at the Museum of Modern Art. For the piece, viewers are invited to step inside a patchwork caterpillar adjoining two ends of a nostalgic Chinese “breadbox car,” a minibus whose co
Through May 24 A site-specific installation exploring both personal and environmental themes, by the leading Chinese artist known for her use of found and recycled materials (used clothing, a minivan). On view here is her highly interactive Collective Subconscious (2007)—a massive, colorful tubelike structure outfitted with stools and filled with hushed pop music—where visitors are invited to hang out and escape the throngs.