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ARTnews China Launches With Gala Celebrating Artistic Dynamism

ARTnews China Launches With Gala Celebrating Artistic Dynamism

On January 25th, ARTnews China hosted its much anticipated launch gala in Chengdu, a city renowned for its vibrant cultural landscape. The theme, “The Wild Cape of Growth,” underscored the gala’s focus. “The Wild Cape” highlighted the relentless quest for and exploration of boundless opportunities, while “Growth” paid homage to the robust and vibrant essence of creativity. The event saw a gathering of luminaries and influencers, including Qin Hailu, Liu Yijun, Nie Yuan, Liu Yu, Xianzi, Li Meng, Moxi Zishi, Liu Jia, and Nashi. Esteemed figures from the art world, including artits, curators, and collectors such as Ding Yi, Fang Lijun, Lin Tianmiao, Wang Gongxin, Tan Ping, Yue Minjun, Fei Jun, Song Dong, Yin Xiuzhen, Zhang Zikang, and Ma Qingyun, convened to celebrate this milestone in China’s art scene. Stars Illuminate Chengdu’s Fashion and Art Night Zack Zhang/ARTnews China The festival’s opening was marked by Garden of Life, a video installation by artist Fei Jun, which served as a gateway for guests into the realm of artistic exploration. Structured around four principal chapters—Spring Birth, Summer …

The ARTnews Guide to a Great Day at Frieze Los Angeles

The ARTnews Guide to a Great Day at Frieze Los Angeles

In a little over a week, Frieze Los Angeles returns for its fifth edition, and its second at the Santa Monica Airport. With its move further west from its previous outings in Hollywood and Beverly Hills, Frieze LA is now much closer to LA’s westside neighborhoods, like Brentwood and Venice, and not that far from the beach. Use this handy guide as a cheat sheet not just for highlights of the art on view, but for where to go before and after a day at the fair, which opens to VIPs on February 29 and runs through March 3. All of the restaurant’s options are less than a ten minute drive from the fair. Happy Friezing! Related Articles Pre-Fair Coffee and Nosh In an alleyway near 26th and Broadway, GoodBoyBob Coffee Shop offers all kinds of specialty coffees, including one with with house-made vanilla syrup, as well as waffles, toast, and breakfast sandwiches like the “Client X Morning Sando” (brioche, egg, avocado, ham, cheese, red pepper aioli). There are fancy pour-overs like the “Sideshow Bob,” a …