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    Huffington Post listed Li Songsong’s London solo exhibition on “Top Ten Contemporary Art Exhibits in 2013”

    Critic Stephen Knudsen of the Huffington Post recently listed Li Songsong’s solo exhibition at Pace London in his “Top Ten Contemporary Art Exhibits in 2013.” The list also includes James Turrell at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York.

    Pace London’s exhibition reaffirmed Li Songsong as one of the most important artists in Beijing today. The work addresses both past and present by referencing collective memories of the Chinese people that have relevance in today’s political climate.

    Hiroshi Sugimoto Receives Grant from Japan Society

    The Japan Society grants $6 million to the Odawara Art Foundation, established in 2009 by Hiroshi Sugimoto. The grant will support the construction of a new arts complex dedicated to the promotion of Japanese culture. The museum complex will be set on 9,500 square meters of coastal land southwest of Tokyo, and the interior gallery will overlook the Pacific Ocean. Slated to open in the spring of 2016, the Odawara Art Foundation will bring together the artist’s minimalist design aesthetic with the Japanese seascape.

     

    Read more from The New York Times here.

    Read more from The Wall Street Journal here.

    Song Dong and Zhang Huan at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art and look for work by Pace artists Song Dong and Zhang Huan in Ink Art: Past as a Present in Contemporary China. The exhibition is on view through April 6, 2014.

    Lee Ufan to exhibit at Versailles

    Lee Ufan has been selected to exhibit in the gardens of Versailles next year in a display curated by Alfred Pacquement, former head of the Musee d'Art Moderne at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. As one of the founders of the avant-garde Mono-ha (Object School) group in the late 1960s, Lee Ufan's work at Versailles will be minimalist and meditative. 

     

    Read more in Georgina Adam's latest column in the Financial Times here.

    Storm King to open Zhang Huan exhibition this Spring

    The New York Times announces Storm King Art Center's upcoming exhibition of Chinese artist Zhang Huan's outdoor sculpture. Opening May 3, 2014, the show is organized by David R. Collens, Storm King director, with Melissa Chiu, director of the Asia Society.

    • Hiroshi Sugimoto Receives Grant from Japan Society

      The Japan Society grants $6 million to the Odawara Art Foundation, established in 2009 by Hiroshi Sugimoto. The grant will support the construction of a new arts complex dedicated to the promotion of Japanese culture. The museum complex will be set on 9,500 square meters of coastal land southwest of Tokyo, and the interior gallery will overlook the Pacific Ocean. Slated to open in the spring of 2016, the Odawara Art Foundation will bring together the artist’s minimalist design aesthetic with the Japanese seascape.

       

      Read more from The New York Times here.

      Read more from The Wall Street Journal here.

    • Huffington Post listed Li Songsong’s London solo exhibition on “Top Ten Contemporary Art Exhibits in 2013”

      Critic Stephen Knudsen of the Huffington Post recently listed Li Songsong’s solo exhibition at Pace London in his “Top Ten Contemporary Art Exhibits in 2013.” The list also includes James Turrell at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York.

      Pace London’s exhibition reaffirmed Li Songsong as one of the most important artists in Beijing today. The work addresses both past and present by referencing collective memories of the Chinese people that have relevance in today’s political climate.

    • Storm King to open Zhang Huan exhibition this Spring

      The New York Times announces Storm King Art Center's upcoming exhibition of Chinese artist Zhang Huan's outdoor sculpture. Opening May 3, 2014, the show is organized by David R. Collens, Storm King director, with Melissa Chiu, director of the Asia Society.

    • Song Dong and Zhang Huan at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

      Visit the Metropolitan Museum of Art and look for work by Pace artists Song Dong and Zhang Huan in Ink Art: Past as a Present in Contemporary China. The exhibition is on view through April 6, 2014.

    • Lee Ufan to exhibit at Versailles

      Lee Ufan has been selected to exhibit in the gardens of Versailles next year in a display curated by Alfred Pacquement, former head of the Musee d'Art Moderne at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. As one of the founders of the avant-garde Mono-ha (Object School) group in the late 1960s, Lee Ufan's work at Versailles will be minimalist and meditative. 

       

      Read more in Georgina Adam's latest column in the Financial Times here.

    • Song Dong at Margulies Warehouse during Art Basel in Miami Beach

      Song Dong’s Wisdom of the Poor: A Communal Courtyard is currently installed at the Margulies Collection in Miami. The installation is made up of 100 wardrobe doors from Chinese families living in Hutongs, or traditional but cramped living spaces, in the 1950s and 1960s in Beijing. Placed throughout the maze are works by six artists in the Margulies Collection, to be encountered as the visitor moves through the space. The piece was also shown at the 2011 Venice Biennale.  It will be on view in Miami through April 26.

    • VIDEO: Nicolas Trembley and Tamara Corm present Mingei: Are You Here?

      Nicolas Trembley, Curator and Tamara Corm, Director of Pace London explain the ideas and inspirations behind his exhibition Mingei: Are You Here?. Originally on view at Pace London in the fall of 2013, the exhibition is on view in New York at 508 West 25th Street from March 6 through April 5, 2014. Watch the video here.

    • Wall Street Journal profiles Raqib Shaw

      Wall Street Journal's Mary M. Lane interviews London-based artist Raqib Shaw on his trip to New York for the opening of his first exhibtion with Pace Gallery. Paradise Lost remains on view at Pace's 508, 510, and 534 West 25th Street locations.

       

      Click here to read more, and here to view the full slideshow.

    • Christie Brinkley, Iman, and more support "White Gold"

      Members of Hollywood, art and fashion came together to raise awareness about elephant poaching and the illegal ivory trade. Attendees included Christie Brinkley, Iman, Sigourney Weaver, David Schwimmer, Chuck Close, Fred Wilson, Tara Donovan, Cynthia Rowley, Bill Powers, Hanneli Mustaparta, Kyleigh Kuhn, Lucas Samaras, and more. 

       

      Christie Brinkley speaks with WWD.

       

    • Hillary Rodham Clinton attends premiere of "White Gold"

      Stars and special guests gathered at MoMA for the premiere of White Gold, a documentary on the illegal ivory trade presented by the African Environmental Film Foundation and Pace Productions.  Pace Gallery Chairman and the film producer's Arne Glimcher greets distiguished guest and narrator Hillary Rodham Clinton at the red carpet event.

       

      Read more on CBS news as the US government crushes 6 tons of ivory in support of this cause.