Mandarin Oriental, Miami will play host to CHINESE CONTEMPORARY ART WEEK, December 6-10, 2006, coinciding with Art Basel Miami. An exhibition, The Young Mandarins 2006, curated by Michael Goedhuis, will feature work from some of China’s most exciting young artists.
The Young Mandarins, 2006 is an exhibition of the best artists of Chinese origin providing a spectrum of the most creative work currently being done both in mainland China and outside her borders. Styles range from political pop and hyperrealism to modernist ink painting and calligraphy as well as sculpture. The artists who will be represented are Xu Bing, Feng Zhengjie, Guo Wei, Li Chen, Li Shurui, Qin Feng, Shao Yinong & Mu Chen, Wei Dong and Yu Hong.
On Thursday, Dec. 7, Christie’s will present a breakfast/panel discussion entitled “New Directions in Collecting” focusing on Chinese Contemporary Art, moderated by Amy Cappellazzo, International Head of Contemporary Art, Christie’s. Collectors, curators and specialists in Chinese Contemporary Art will share their insights and discuss their experiences navigating this new terrain and where the most compelling new directions are emerging. Panelists will include curator Hou Hanru, collector Eloisa Haudenschild, journalist Barbara Pollock, and Christie’s specialist in Chinese Contemporary Art Ingrid Dudek. Seating is limited and advance registration is required. Interested parties may call 212-799-7821.