Six days in Beijing. We visited the National Art Gallery, the antique market, the 798 art district, Chaoyang art district and Three Shadows Photography Art Centre. We met with Professor Zheng Yan, Art History at the Beijing Central Academy of Fine Art (CAFA) and Professor Huang Chunmao, ceramic design. We also met with the installation artist Wang Wei and his wife Ranjie who are involved in the Arrow Factory art project.
Professor Gary Erickson, Macalester College, Art Department-Ceramics and three students received an 2009 ASIANetwork Freeman Foundation Fellowship in support of a 24-day research trip to study contemporary Chinese art. Students Eartha Bell (Art History), Christina Park (Art History) and Pei-Hsuan Wang will be conducting their personal research by interviewing gallery personal, artists, professors and students. The trip will begin June 15th for five days in Jingdezhen, The Porcelain City of China hosted by the Sanbao Ceramic Art Institute, then seven days in Beijing to see contemporary art ga... full info