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Slogans and Ritual Sites -Interpreting the installation Red Curtain 512 Lu Hong Yuan Gong has presented a number of his artworks after numerous research trips to the disaster-affected areas since the 512 Wenchuan Earthquake. Moreover, in this series of artworks, Yuan primarily appropriated ready-made objects found in the affected areas to represent his artistic concept [...]

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The Art Affair that No Affairs Yu Ke   In the middle of Last century, modern art was coming toward us with its repeatedly interaction by a series of political affairs and social changes, especially under the heavy mist of World War. However, easel art or painting that always acted the important roll in art […]

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From Covert Scheme to Overt Scheme, Ju is the Key Lu Huan A Ju was set by Yuan Gong. In usual context, this statement always infers a hint of conspiracy. It sounds like someone has secretly prepared everything, standing by to wait for the coming of the about-to-happen things. There is a sophisticated Ju setter […]

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Memory of Scented Strikes and Bitterness Du Xiyun Scent is at the heart of this exhibition, in which Yuan Gong’s recent works about the smells and forms of gases, and his latest works reflecting on memories of his personal growth, are both presented. Smell has the capability to activate people’s bodily responses, to evoke emotions, [...]

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Mechanism by Yuan Gong Curator of Guangdong Museum of Art   Luo Yiping Mechanism is a control shown in chaos. Yuan Gong’s artworks, being exhibited in Guangdong Museum of Art, blur the lines between art exhibit and the creation process. The works’ foggy identities are established on the basis of a symbolic system. As a starting point, the […]

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The Value of Ruins Lao Yu An Article to be published in The Financial Times  The commentator Mr. Li Chengpeng said that he wrote an article for Yuan Gong’s book only for my sake. I could understand him. To be pretentious, it might reduce the troubles of being manipulated by others. However, I think Mr. […]

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Making Current Problems Clearer – Yuan Gong’s “Memory” Du Xiyun As a natural person, human has the peculiarity of creature, which can’t be changed. As a social man, human is affected by the extremely concrete political system, economic model and cultural atmosphere, and such influence is almost everywhere, but humans will accept or refuse it [...]

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