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AAAJIAO

Artco China, “User, Love and High-Frequency Trading”, by Ma Lingling, Issue 40, July, 2017 [download pdf]
Artco China, A.I. Forum of Artists: Is This a Panic of Being Sold or A Real Crisis?, by Ma Lingling, Issue 40, July, 2017 [download pdf]
MANA, “AAAJIAO: “User, Love, High-Frequency Trading””, by ChillChill, July, 2017 [download pdf]
Shanghai Tatler, “aaajiao: User, Love, High-Frequency Trading”, by Zhang Xiaoqian, July, 2017 [download pdf]
Artworld, “Welcome to the desert that creates an emotional community”, by Liu Xujun, July, 2017 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “User, Love, High-Frequency Trading. It is ridiculous to use human to explain machinery”, by tuche, Issue 26, July, 2017 [download pdf]
Artron.net, “AAAJIAO solo exhibition “User, Love, High-Frequency Trading” will be open to the public”, by Jiang Jing, June, 2017 [download pdf]
Artforum, “aaajiao: User, love, high-frequency trading”, by Li ning, June, 2017 [download pdf]
Yuntoo, “In rapidly changing times, maybe we already become “Users””, by Mr. Y, May, 2017 [download pdf]
Artsky, “aaajiao: Love and Fear in the Digital World and Social Media”, May, 2017 [download pdf]
Jiemian, “New media artist aaajiao: As artists, ultimately we are only able to think about questions related to human”, by Lin Ziren, May, 2017 [download pdf]
Leap, “Empower the Powerless, Unempower the Powerful – First Annual Conference of Network Society”, by Li Jia, Issue 169, April, 2017 [download pdf]
Frieze, “City Report: Shanghai”, by Alvin Li, February, 2017 [download pdf]
Artco China,”AAAJIAO: Overlap”, by Gu Ling, February 2017 [download pdf]
Artnow by Noblesse, “AAAJIAO: The Crisis of Individuals in the Digital Age”, by Mao Judan, Issue 05, December 2016 [download pdf]
Artsy, “Art-World Insiders Select Art Basel in Miami Beach’s Must-See Works”, by Molly Gottschalk, December 2016 [download pdf]
The Art Newspaper, “Human Bodies”, by San San De, issue 41, September, 2016[download pdf]
Artforum, “Aaajiao: Remnants Of An Electronic Past”, by Zhu He, July, 2016 [download pdf]
Artsy, “20 Chinese Emerging Artists You Should Know”, by Frances Arnold, July, 2016 [download pdf]
Artforum, “Aaajiao: Remnants Of An Electronic Past”, by Zhu He, July, 2016 [download pdf]
Leap, “Metaphysical Questions About ‘Remnants Of An Electronic Past’”, July, 2016 [download pdf]
Vice, “Aaajiao Created A Consumed Internet Ruins”, by Sherry, July, 2016 [download pdf]
Art Review Asia, “Untitled”, by Edward Sanderson, Issue 2, Spring, 2016 [download pdf]
Leap, “Aaajiao In Progress”, Issue 162, January & February, 2016 [download pdf]
Harper’s Bazaar Art, “Both Artist And Internet Aborigine”, by Nuo Yi, Issue 371, September, 2015 [download pdf]
The Bund, “Find My Methodology After Burning The Fantasy”, by Han Jian, Issue 655, August, 2015 [download pdf]
Art China, “Blue Is The Color Acquiesced By Computer”, by Zian Chen, Issue 112, April, 2015 [download pdf]
Art World, “Speaking From Alias”, by Wang Yiquan, Issue 294, March, 2015 [download pdf]
The Bund, “A View through Ambiguity”, by Agnes, February, 2015 [download pdf]
Numéro, “A Mixture of the Tangible and the Intangible”, by Bingxia Yu, February, 2015 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “Deduce ‘Alias aaajiao’”, by Bing Yan, Issue 842, February, 2015 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “New Language of New Strength”, by Li Xiang, Issue 23, January, 2015 [download pdf]
ART289, “Aaajiao, From Creator To New Media Artist”, by Qian Qian, Issue 3, January, 2015 [download pdf]
Kaleidoscope, “AAAJIAO”, by Leo Xu, January, 2015 [download pdf]
The Bund, “Watching the Scenery Through the Vanity”, by Agnès, January, 2015 [download pdf]
Artforum, “Li Zhen Hua: The Best Exhibition of the Year”, by Li Zhen Hua, February, 2014 [download pdf]
IART, “Xu Wenkai: The Screen Generation”, by Wang Zhen, January, 2014 [download pdf]
Leap, “Aaajiao:The Screen Generation”, by Zhao Meng Sha, translated by Dominik Salter Dvorak, Issue 1, January, 2014 [download pdf]
The Bund, “The Generation Modulated and Demodulated by Digits”, by Mu Yu, Issue 576, January, 2014 [download pdf]
Randian, “The Static Generation”, by Iona Whittaker, January, 2014 [download pdf]
Art World, “The Screen Generation”, by Gu Wang Yan, December, 2013 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “The Future of Screen”, by Bing Yan, December, 2013 [download pdf]
Artforum, “Aaajiao: The Screen Generation: Prequel”, by Han Li, November, 2013 [download pdf]

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CHEN WEI

Ideat, “A guess about Muse”, by Lu Lu, Issue 25, May, 2017 [download pdf]
VICE, “Chen Wei’s Images Reveal the Mysteries of Chinese Club Culture”, by Nadja Sayej, March 28, 2017 [download pdf]
VICE, “Chen Wei Recreates China’s Neon-Lit 90s Clubs”, by Stuart Brumfitt, March 23, 2017 [download pdf]
Hunger, “Artist Chen Wei’s Abstract Photographs Explore the Experience of Nightclubbing in China”, Mar 17 2017 [download pdf]
Flash Art, “Noon Club”, by Chen Wei, November/December, 2016 [download pdf]
Artfourm, “Chen Wei: Noon Club”, by Diao Zhuo, April, 2016 [download pdf]
Art World, “Party in the Midnight”, by Chen Hui, Issue 307, May, 2016 [download pdf]
Kaleidoscope, “The Nostaigic Revolution of Chen Wei”, interview by Mian Mian, Issue 3, Spring & Summer, March, 2016 [download pdf]
Numéro, “Fetishism – Unknown Pleasures”, by Chen Wei, March, 2016 [download pdf]
Leap, “Chen Wei: The Last Man”, translated by Connie Kang, Issue 160, January & February, 2016 [download pdf]
Ideat, “ID Album –The Last Man”, by Chen Wei, January, 2016 [download pdf]
People, “Bravo: The Beginning of a New Round of Self-Repair in Contemporary Art”, edited by Ji Yi, December, 2015 [download pdf]
Time Out Shanghai, “Review: The Last Man”, by NJ, Issue 72, December, 2015 [download pdf]
Numéro, “Get Loose”, Issue 54, November, 2015 [download pdf]
For Him Magazine, “The Last Man”, by Yu Ling Yuan, Special Issue, Fall & Winter, 2015 [download pdf]
K11 Artoid, “Cinematheque”, Issue 7, 2015 [download pdf]
Marie Claire, “Wei Chen With Chanel Boyfriend”, Style China Issue, November, 2015 [download pdf]
Art World, “Behind The Hijack”, by Yao Mengxi, Issue 295, April, 2015 [download pdf]
The Bund, “Mild Art Belonged To Petty Bourgeoisie And Middle Class”, by Han Jian, Issue 638, April, 2015 [download pdf]
The Bund, “Chen Wei: I Have Always Been Dealing With the Gap Between Ideality And Reality”, by Shen Yin, Issue 618, November, 2014 [download pdf]
Philosophie Magazine, “Horizonte”, October & November, 2014 [download pdf]
The Good Life, “No Art without Life”, edited by Zhao Ming Liang, June & July, 2014 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “Dark Fictions”, by Ni Bing, July, 2014 [download pdf]
Financial Time, “Snapshot: ‘Other Postman’ (2007), by Chen Wei”, by Gurpreet Narwan, May, 2014 [download pdf]
The Guardian, “Chen Wei’s Best Photograph: A Chinese Nightclub Fantasy”, by Karin Andreasson, April, 2014 [download pdf]
The New York Times, “Collectors Show Their Chinese Prizes”, by Barbara Pollack, December, 2013 [download pdf]
Numéro, “Chen Wei – Selflessness”, by Lingjie Tang, November, 2013 [download pdf]
Art China, “Art Basel Hong Kong 2013″, by Xu Ke, Issue 95, July, 2013 [download pdf]
ART, “Vom Schwamm Befallen”, text/ Birgit Sonna, July, 2013[download pdf]
The Art Newspaper, “Rise of the YCA Generation”, by Barbara Pollak, Issue 4, June, 2013 [download pdf]
Artsy, “When Disco Lost Its Fever: Photography Inspired by Club Culture and Contemporary Staged Photography”, by Artsy Editorial, May, 2013 [download pdf]
Artsy, “My Highlights-Art Basel in Hong Kong”, by Larys Forger, May, 2013 [download pdf]
Artsy, “My Highlights From Art Basel in Hong Kong”, by Veronica Chou, May, 2013 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “Art – Basel Hong Kong”, by Barbara Pollack, translated by Huang Shaoting, May, 2013 [download pdf]
Voice of Photography, “More”, Interview by Yoseke Ishizuka, March & April, 2013 [download]
Leap, “More”, by Sun Dongdong, October,2012[download]
Arts Magazine, “Chen Wei:Environment Withdraw”, by Yang Yang, Issue 5, September, 2012 [download pdf]
Artforum, “Critcs’ Pick”, by Travis Jeppesen, July, 2012 [download pdf]
Arts Magazine, “listing”, June, 2012 [download pdf]
Paralife, “More”, Issue 499, June, 2012 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “Chen Wei Solo Exhibition: Close Look Is “Defamiliarization””, Issue 760, June, 2012 [download pdf]
Photographer’s Companion, “House of Recovery – Chen Wei’s Conceptual Photography”, by Ya, edited by Qi Yang, April, 2012 [download pdf]
Ten Magazine, “Chen Wei”, Winter & Spring, 2012 [download pdf]
The Outlook Magazine, “Creative 100: Chen Wei”, Issue 104, 2012 [download pdf]
Not, “Who is Chen Wei?”, by Whiterabbit, November, 2011 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “A Plus”, Art/ Festival Special Issue, 2011 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “Rising Culture/ Abstract Speed”, Annual Special, 2011 [download pdf]

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CHENG RAN

ArtChina, “Critics Picks – Diary of a Madman:Cheng Ran’s photographic impression of New York City”, by Huang Zhuofan, March, 2017 [download pdf]
Artsy, “The Top Emerging Artists of 2016″, December, 2016  [download pdf]
Artforum China, “Critics Picks – Cheng Ran: Diary of a Madman”, by Jiang Meng, November, 2016. [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “Diary of a Madman: A Diary to New York from Cheng Ran”, by Alvin Lin, 2016. [download pdf]
Numéro, “Asia Now la foire d’art asiatique en cinq œuvres essentielles”, by Thibaut Wychowanok, October, 2016. [download pdf]
Artsy, “20 Chinese Emerging Artists You Should Know”, by Frances Arnold, July, 2016  [download pdf]
Leap, “Cheng Ran: Orange& Blue”, May/June, 2016 [download pdf]
Leap, “Carina Lau”,by Yue Hongfei, June, 2016 [download pdf]
Art Now, “Cheng Ran”, Issue 4, Summer, 2016  [download pdf]
Flash Art, “__A__Hexagon”, by Cheng Ran, Issue 49, 2016 [download pdf]
Frieze, “Light Source” (cover story), by En Liang Khong, Issue 177, March, 2016 [download pdf]
Elephant, “5 Questions with Cheng Ran”, by En Emily Steer, March, 2016 [download pdf]
Leap, “The Return of Class:Confronting the Social Nature of Art”, Issue 161, November & December, 2015 [download pdf]
Artco China, “Fast & Furious In Video Art”, by Li Suchao, May, 2015 [download pdf]
The Bund, “Mild Art Belonged To Petty Bourgeoisie And Middle Class”, by Han Jian, Issue 638, April, 2015 [download pdf]
Art World, “Behind The Hijack”, by Yao Mengxi, Issue 295, April, 2015 [download pdf]
The Art Newspaper, “Impulse of “Changing”", by Liu Yi, Issue 23, January, 2015 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “New Language of New Strength”, by Li Xiang, Issue 23, January, 2015 [download pdf]
Kaleidoscope, “Exploring The Endless Possibilities of Narrative, Language and Story – Telling”, by Mariagrazia Costantino, January, 2015 [download pdf]
K11 Artoid, “Cinematheque”, by K11 Artoid, Issue 7, 2015 [download pdf]
K11 Artoid, “An Intimate Glimpse”, by K11 Artoid, Issue 6, 2015 [download pdf]
Art China, “Cheng Ran At Leo Xu Projects”, by Yu Kai Maya, Issue 109, December, 2014 [download pdf]
The Bund, “Cheng Ran New Born At Thirties”, by Shen Yin, Issue 618, November, 2014 [download pdf]
Art Review Asia, “8th Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale We Have Never Participated”, by Yung Ma, Autumn & Winter, 2014 [download pdf]
Hangzhou Magazine, “Anoymous Mail: He impressed Carina Lau with a deconstructed English spam”, by Wu Yiyun, August, 2014 [download pdf]
Peerage, “The Art of Possibilities”, edited by Ayaka, Issue 303, September, 2014 [download pdf]
Harper’s Bazaar Art, “Forest of Illusions of A Curator”, by William Zhao, July, 2014 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “Liu Jia Ling A Beautiful Stranger”, by Tang Zhuo Wei, July, 2014 [download pdf]
Robb Report, “Video Art, Future Collection”, by Zhou Jun Ting, Issue 82, July, 2014 [download pdf]
Randian, “Baby Basel and HK Island Dreams”, by Chris Moore, May, 2014 [download pdf]
Artron, “AAC Interview with Cheng Ran: Keeping Unknown Creative Work is My Attitude”, by Xie Yuan, March, 2014 [download pdf]
Rijksakademie inside out, “Meeting Cheng Ran in his studio”, by Frederieke Beunk, March, 2014 [download pdf]
Numéro, “The Treasure Box of Cheng Ran”, by Yang Yang, Issue 36, February, 2014 [download pdf]
Shanghai Weekly, “Visual Narrative”, by Yang Yang, Issue 54, February, 2014 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “The Finer Things: Alafoss”, Issue 787, January, 2014 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “Ideal Chrsitmas Present: Fresh Air”, November, 2013 [download pdf]
Blouin Artinfo, “Review: Shanghai’s West Bund 2013 Biennale”, October, 2013 [download pdf]
Leap, “Cheng Ran: The Last Generation”, by Yang Di, August, 2013 [download pdf]
Numéro, “Heart-Warming Memories”, by Cheyne Liu, Issue 30, June & July, 2013 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “House menu, Director: Cheng Ran”, December, 2012 [download pdf]
Harper’s Bazaar Art, “A Long Day into Ashes: Video Used for Reading”, November, 2012 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “The Power of Spark”, Issue 721, October, 2012 [download pdf]
Art World, “Cheng Ran”, by Lin Jia, September, 2012 [download pdf]
Leap, “What Why How”, by Tang Lingjie, June, 2012 [download pdf]
Leap, “Cheng Ran: Silent Conversation”, by Cheng Ran, June, 2012 [download pdf]
The Week, “Cheng Ran: Another Possibility”, by Amos, June, 2012 [download pdf]
Men’s Uno, “Cheng Ran (Artist Feature) “, by Mu, May, 2012 [download pdf]
Numéro, “Cheng Ran: Fun Resides in the Futuristic Sense that Belongs to the Past”, by Jun Jie, Autumn & Winter, 2011 [download pdf]
Leap, “Cheng Ran: Circadian Rhythm – Videos You Didn’t Finish Watching”, by Cheng Ran, June, 2011 [download pdf]

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CUI JIE

IART, “Cui Jie: Deconstruct the Constructed View”, by Wang Xiaorui, April, 2017 [download pdf]
Frieze, “Where Next?”, by Gary Zhexi Zhang, April, 2017 [download pdf]
Artsy, “17 Emerging Artists to Watch in 2017″, December, 2016  [download pdf]
Popeye, “Cui Jie”, by Ryohei Nakajima, Issue 836, December, 2016 [download pdf]
Phaidon, “Cui Jie – Why I Paint”, by Phaidon, November, 2016 [download pdf]
Vitamin P3, “Cui Jie”, by Carol Yinghua Lu, November, 2016 [download pdf]
Artsy, “20 Chinese Emerging Artists You Should Know”, by Frances Arnold, July, 2016 [download pdf]
New York Times, “Art Basel Shows How Far Hong Kong Has Come”, by Joyce Lau, March, 2016 [download pdf]
New York Times, “Art Basel Hong Kong Opens to Less Frenzy”, by Amy Qing, March, 2016 [download pdf]
Artsy, “20 Chinese Emerging Artists You Should Know”, July, 2016 [download pdf]
Ideat, “CUI JIE”, by IDEAT, February, 2016 [download pdf]
Leap, “The Proposals For Old And New Urbanism”, by Venus Lau, Issue 156, January & February, 2015 [download pdf]
Pipeline, “Unpredictable constructions”, by Cristina Sanchez-Kozyreva, September & October & November, 2015 [download pdf]
Surface, “Boundless Beijing”, by Iona Whittaker, December & January, 2014 [download pdf]
Artforum, “The Proposals For Old And New Urbanism”, by Zhang Hanlu, December, 2014 [download pdf]
IART, “Cui Jie: Bring New Content to Spaces”, by Lv Ye, May, 2014 [download pdf]
Huffington Post Arts & Culture, “10 Chinese Artists You Should Know”, by Katherine Brooks, February, 2014 [download pdf]
Leap, “CUI JIE”, by Gu Ling, February, 2013 [download pdf]
Shanghai Weekly, “Architectural Structures”, by Yang Yang, Issue 638, February, 2013 [download pdf]
Modern Lady, “Keep Pure Thought”, by Tu Yi Hui, Issue 215, January, 2013 [download pdf]
Shanghai Style Weekly, “Background, Frame, All Coming to the Front”, by Zhi Ye, Issue 208, January, 2013 [download pdf]
Numéro, “Cui Jie: A Partial Fantasy about Urban Life”, by Ralph Yu, April, 2012 [download pdf]
Jing Daily, “Artist Cui Jie: China’s “Post-80s” Generation Making Art Outside of Mao’s Shadow”, by Bundpic, translated by Jing Daily Team, January, 2012 [download pdf]
The Bund, “None Tag Girl”, by Huang Jun, January, 2012 [download pdf]
Time Out Shanghai, “The best of the week”, January, 2012 [download pdf]

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LEANDRO ERLICH

The Japan Times, “Nothing is ordinary for Leandro Erlich”, by Sachiko Tamashige, July, 2014 [download pdf]
Fortune Art, “Art in the Shopping Mall”, by Mu Rongzi, January, 2014 [download pdf]
Bazaar Art, “Shikumen House and Fitting Room”, Issue 21, January, 2014 [download pdf]
China Daily, “Art Attack”, by Zhang Kun, January, 2014 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “The Secret of Changing Room”, by Mango, December, 2013 [download pdf]
The Creators Projects, ” [Best of 2013], The Year in Viral Art”, by Laura Feinstein, December, 2013 [download pdf]
Blouin Artinfo, “Pictures: Leandro Erlich’s Anti – gravity Installation Comes to Shanghai”, November, 2013 [download pdf]
Designboom, “Leandro Erlich takes his optical illusions to Shanghai”, by Andrea Chin, November, 2013 [download pdf]
Channel Young, “Men in the Mirror”, November, 2013 [download pdf]
Globle Times, “Interactive Art Creats Optical Illusion”,by Hu Bei, November, 2013 [download pdf]
ICS Shanghai, “Argentine Arts Attract Many Visitors”, November, 2013 [download pdf]
Ideal Shanghai, “Grand Illusions”, November, 2013 [download pdf]
Oriental Morning Post, “Anti – gravity Game at Shikumen”, Zheng Yi Qing, November, 2013 [download pdf]
Smartshanghai.com, “Leandro Erlich Project Shanghai”, November, 2013 [download pdf]
Xin Min Evening News, “Do You Understand This Creative Installation?”, November, 2013 [download pdf]
Blouin Artinfo, “Leandro Erlich Brings Vertigo – Inducing Mirror Installation to London’s Barbican Centre”, June, 2013 [download pdf]
Haute Living, “Haute Scene: Hermes: A Man’s World Fete”, by Hadley Henriette, June, 2013 [download pdf]
Miami Design District, “Boys just Want to Have Fun”, by Maria Tettamanti, June, 2013 [download pdf]
Latin Beat, “Hermes’ “A Man’s World””, By Mary Jo Shore, June, 2013 [download pdf]
Second story, “Hermes’ “A Man’s World”", By Mary Jo Shore, June, 2013 [download pdf]
The Daily Telegraph, “ArtistLeadro Erlich offers ’crazy perspective’ at his illusion house in east London”, June, 2013 [download pdf]
Bazaar Art, “Barbican Fashion Show in Leandro’s Dalston House”, June, 2013 [download pdf]
Bazaar Art, “Fashion Dream walk in the mirror”, by Su Hongyue, January, 2013 [download pdf]
Blouin Artinfo, “A man’s world in Miami”, By Tom Austin, 2013 [download pdf]
Leandro Erlich, “Selectism, Hermes Brings a Man’s World Exhibition to Miami”, by Denise Taw, 2013 [download pdf]
Interview Magazine, “At Hermes, Its a Mad, Mans World”, by Zack Etheart, 2013 [download pdf]
For Him Magazine, “Illusion”, edited by Ling Yuan Yu, 2013 [download pdf]
Style.com, “Man Weekend”, By Tom Austin, 2013 [download pdf]
City Weekend, “Leandro Erlich: Project Shanghai”, 2013 [download pdf]
Gbtimes, “Argentinian artist dazzles Shanghai with Grand Illusion”, by Gbtimes, 2013 [download pdf]

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GUO HONGWEI

Frieze.com, “Portfolio: Guo Hongwei”, by Guo Hongwei, April, 2016 [download pdf]
Artforum, “Guo Hongwei: Interface”, by Li Ning, March, 2015 [download pdf]
Hi Art, “Guo Hongwei: Interface in A307′, by Cheng Ling, March, 2015 [download pdf]
Leap, “Image, Untitled (Perfect Lovers) “, Issue 155, November & December, 2014 [download pdf]
Artforum, “Guo Hongwei: The Great Metaphorist”, by Chen Xi, September, 2014 [download pdf]
L’Officiel Art, “Fashion x Art”, by Fan Qiong, Issue 327, April, 2014 [download pdf]
Leap, “Performa 13: Tourist of the Performing Arts”, by Guo Hongwei, February, 2014 [download pdf]
Surfing, “Re-define Spaces”, by Qi Gu, February, 2014 [download pdf]
Marie Claire, “When Fashion Meets Arts”, by Marie Claire, Style China Issue, 2014 [download pdf]
Art World, “Guo Hongwei: Back to the Inside of Painting, but the outside of object”, by Luan Zhichao, Issue 277, September, 2013 [download pdf]
Art China, “Guo Hongwei at Leo Xu Projects”, by Wang Jing, Issue 95, July, 2013 [download pdf]
The Outlook Magazine, “Guo Hongwei: The Order of Desire”, by Liu Xi, Issue 134, July, 2013 [download pdf]
Numéro, “Guo Hongwei, An Architect on Paper”, by Yan Yuting, Issue 30, June & July, 2013 [download pdf]
Art World, “Guo Hongwei: Editing”, by Liu Xujun, June, 2013 [download pdf]
Horizon, “GUO Hongwei’s works: the structural poetry of collage”, Issue 98, June, 2013 [download pdf]
Leap, “Guo Hongwei: Editing”, by Sun Dongdong, Issue 146, June, 2013 [download pdf]
Luxury Properties, “An Extremely Optimistic Formalist”, by Chen Yuanjie, May & June, 2013 [download pdf]
IWeekly, “The Art of Editing”, by Ma Disi, May, 2013 [download pdf]
Bazaar Art, “This Is More Than A Campaign”, January, 2013 [download pdf]
Arts Magazine, “Guo Hongwei: Slight Poetry (cover story) “, by Yang Yang, Issue 6, October, 2012 [download pdf]
Leap, “Guo Hongwei: The Contingencies of Spreading Paint”, translated by Marianna Cerini, June, 2012 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “Li Shurui × Chen Jie × Guo Hongwei”, by Jian Cui, Issue 700, May, 2012 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “The Color of Skin (Illustration by Guo Hongwei) “, Spring & Summer Beauty Special, 2010 [download pdf]
L’Officiel Art, “New Face”, January & February, 2010 [download pdf]
Time Out Beijing, “Guo Hongwei: New Watercolor”, by Jian Cui, September, 2009 [download pdf]
Vision, “Guo Hongwei: To Be Humorous”, by Yao Jin, September, 2009 [download pdf]
The Outlook Magazine, “Guo Hongwei: Half Discovery, Half Creation”, by Jian Cui, April, 2009 [download pdf]
L’Officiel Art, “Nova”, January, 2009 [download pdf]
Fine Arts literature, “Artist Statement by Guo Hongwei”, by Guo Hongwei, Issue 57, 2009 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “Yohji Yamamoto (Illustration by Guo Hongwei) “, September, 2008 [download pdf]
Men’s Uno, ” Guo Hongwei: Time is the Nature of Youth”, November, 2008 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “Guo Hongwei: Memory is a Moist and Fuzzy Feeling”, by Jian Cui, March, 2008 [download pdf]

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GABRIEL LESTER

Leap, “Gabriel Lester: The Ears Have Walls”, by Lu Jing, Issue 151, April, 2014 [download pdf]
Arty, “Gabriel Lester: The Ears Have Walls”, April, 2014 [download pdf]
City Weekend, “Art Review: The Ears Have Walls”, by Helen Morgan, March, 2014 [download pdf]
DF Daily Wechat, “Crazy hut instruction”, by Cassandra, March, 2014 [download pdf]
Blouin Artinfo, “Juliana Engberg’s Bold, Triumphant Sydney Biennale”, by Nicholas Forrest, March, 2014 [download pdf]
Harper’s Bazaar Art, “Lu Xun as Your Guide to the Garden of Diversion”, March, 2014 [download pdf]
Artforum, “Gabriel Lester: The Ears Have Walls”, by Sheng Liu, March, 2014 [download pdf]
Oriental Morning Post, “All Walls in the World is from the Same Family”, by Zheng Yijing, March, 2014 [download pdf]
Shanghai Weekly, “Gabriel Lester – The Wandering Dutch”, by Yang Yang, March, 2014 [download pdf]
Artron, “The Joke of Art: The Ears Have Walls, Gabriel Lester’s Solo Exhibition”, February, 2014 [download pdf]
Time Out Shanghai, “Dutch Artist Gabriel Lester’s Solo Exhibition: The Wall Has Ears”, February, 2014 [download pdf]
Shanghai Times, “Why did I choose Shanghai? “, by Zhi Ye, January, 2014 [download pdf]
Witte de With Contemporary Art, “The Crime Was Almost Perfect”, January, 2014 [download pdf]
Art Papers, “Review of Venice biennale”, by Fatos Ostek, October, 2013 [download pdf]
Artforum, “Now You See It”, by Claire Bishop, Issue 52, July, 2013 [download pdf]
Art Review, “Momentum 7 Various venues, Moss 22 June – 29 September”, by Jacquelyn Davies, October, 2013 [download pdf]
Artfetch, “Venetian Explorer”, by A. J. Samuels, June, 2013 [download pdf]
Frieze Blog, “55th Venice Biennale: Afterthoughts”, by Dan Fox, June, 2013 [download pdf]
Huffington Post Arts & Culture, “A Preview: The 55th Venice Biennale”, June, 2013 [download pdf]
This Is Tomorrow, “Venice Biennale 2013: oO”, by Francesca Cavil, June, 2013 [download pdf]
Uncube, “Venice: The Ad-Hoc & The Kamikaze”, by Elvia Wilk, June, 2013 [download pdf]
Artforum, “Sharjah Biennial 11″, by Claire Bishop, May, 2013 [download pdf]
Frieze, “Sharjah Biennale 11″, by Jennifer Higgie, Issue 156, May, 2013 [download pdf]
Art Agenda, “Re: Emerge, Towards a New Cultural Cartography”, by Antonila Alampi, Sharjah Biennial, March, 2013 [download pdf]
Emigrate to Shanghai, “Roxy: Gabriel Lester”, by Yan Xiaopeng, Issue 126, February & March, 2013 [download pdf]
Fortune Generation, “Dancing with the Space”, by Ren Chenglu, Issue 18, January, 2013 [download pdf]
Hi Art, “Cinema without Films”, by Jing Zhu, Issue 1 & 2, 2013 [download pdf]
Global Times, “Viva Roxy”, by Sun Shuangjie, December, 2012 [download pdf]
Time Out Shanghai, “Unmaking Movies”, edited by Sam Gaskin, December, 2012 [download pdf]
Numéro, “Gabriel Lester: False Impression”, by Yu Xiaoqin, November, 2012 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “PASTORAL 2012 F/ W Men Style Special, Upside-down City”, artistic directed by Gabriel Lester, 2012 [download pdf]
The Wall Street Journal, “A Party, Every Five Years, for 750,000 Guests”, by Kelly Crow, June, 2012 [download pdf]
The Wall Street Journal, “Photos – Documenta”, by Kelly Crow, June, 2012 [download pdf]
Frieze, “Ideal Syllabus: Gabriel Lester”, Issue 140, June – August, 2011 [download pdf]

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LI QING

Frieze Week, “Looking Forward”, by Anne Ellegood, Omar Kholeif, Jenny Jaskey, Jens Hoffman, Stefan Kalmár, Yung Ma, Fernanda Brenner and Pavel Pys, 2017 [download pdf]
National Arts, Artist, by Huang Shengqing, P27, January, 2017 [download pdf]
Delta Zhi, “The Relationship Between The Paintings and The Viewers”, by Xiao Luan, January, 2017 [download pdf]
TimeOut Hong Kong, “Window to the past”, by Olivia Lai, issue 224, 2017 [download pdf]
Vanity Fair On Art, “Li Qing”, by Fabien Fryns, November, 2016 [download pdf]
Flash Art, “Li Qing”, by Michele D’ Aurizio, March & April, 2016 [download pdf]
Ellemen, “Adidas 2016 Spring”, by Guan Er, March, 2016 [download pdf]
Art World, “Windows of Mutual Undoing and Unity Evolution”, by Lin Jia, July, 2015 [download pdf]
Art Now, Issue 12 [download pdf]
Peerage Magazine, “Creative Art with Surreal Impression” [download pdf]
Hi Art, “Things are not what they may seem”, by Hu Ting Ting, June, 2015 [download pdf]
The Art Newspaper, “More Than Brand Names and Biennial Favourites”, by Melanie Gerlis & Gareth Harris, March, 2015 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “Impossible Conversation”, by Li Qing, August, 2014 [download pdf]
IART, “Li Qing: Tranquility After Absurdity”, by Wang Yinbo, May, 2014 [download pdf]
National Arts, “2013 National Art Golden Star Award”, March, 2014 [download pdf]
Grand Design, “Li Qing: In the Vicinity”, Issue 15, February, 2014 [download pdf]
ArtChina, “Li Qing at LEO XU PROJECTS”, Wang Jing, January, 2014 [download pdf]
Art Face, “Art is Channel”, by Wen Jia, January, 2014 [download pdf]
Fortune Art, “Li Qing: In the Vicinity”, January, 2014 [download pdf]
Finnegans, “La Biennale Di Venezia”, by Marta Agostoni, 2013 [download pdf]
LET’S HOME, “Live in the Gallery” [download pdf]
Artforum, “Li Qing: In the vicinity”, by Yuan Jing, December, 2013 [download pdf]
Blouin Artinfo, “Slideshow: Li Qing’s “In the Vicinity”", by Sam Gaskin, December, 2013 [download pdf]
DF Daily, “An Exquisite Scene of Realistic Comedy”, by Zheng Yijing, December, 2013 [download pdf]
Global Times, “In the Vicinity”, by Hu Bei, December, 2013 [download pdf]
Hi ART, “Leo Xu Projects Making scenes in the back lane LiQing’s solo show: In the Vicinity”, by Liao Dongyun, December, 2013 [download pdf]
Men’s Uno, “Editor Picks: The City of Narcissus”, by Liu Xingguang, Issue 114, September, 2013 [download pdf]
Vision, “Falling in LiQing’s Painting”, by Zhou Yi, Issue 131, August, 2013 [download pdf]
Numéro, “Klimt – A Revolutionist”, by Li Qing, December, 2012 [download pdf]
Arts Magazine, “Li Qing: Intellectual Painting (cover story) “, by Chen Mengzhe, Issue 2, June, 2012 [download pdf]

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MICHAEL LIN

Art Asia Pacific, “Locomotion”, reviews by Matlyne Sahakian, May & June, 2016 [download pdf]
Art Review, “A Tale Of Today”, by Aimee Lin, Vol.68, No.4, May, 2016 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “Streets for the People”, by Michael Lin, translated by Wang Xiao Xian, Issue 902, April, 2016 [download pdf]
Leap, “Michael Lin:A Tale of Today”, by Leo Xu Projects, translated by Jeff Crosby, March & April, 2016 [download pdf]
Ideat, “Michael Lin’s Flower”, by Yao Yao, Issue 1, April, 2015 [download pdf]
Chinese Contemporary Art News, “Art Basel Hong Kong – Perfect Combination of Art and Commerce”, by Zheng Wei, Issue 113, June, 2014 [download pdf]
AD, “New China Quality”, May, 2014 [download pdf]
Artforum, “5th Auckland Triennial”, by Jens Hoffmann, December, 2013 [download pdf]
Artforum, “Pauline J. Yao 2013 Review”, by Pauline J. Yao, December, 2013 [download pdf]
South China Morning Post, “New York Art Show Tackles What it Means to be Chinese in the Modern Age”, by Richard James Havis, December, 2013 [download pdf]
Arts Magazine, “Expanding the Horizon: The First California – Pacific Triennial”, July, 2013 [download pdf]
Los Angeles Times, “Review: A Modern Silk Road Passes Through OCMA’s Pacific Rim Show”, by Christopher Knight, July, 2013 [download pdf]
Numéro, “Michael Lin: Homing In”, by Alla, March, 2013 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “Michael Lin:Environment Impacts Inspiration”, by Liu Jiaying, March, 2012 [download pdf]
Shanghai Weekly, “Michael Lin’s Bauhaus”, by Chen Mengzhe, March, 2012 [download pdf]
Modern Media, “Michael Lin: Shanghai Daily & Liu Chuang: Works #16 – 21″, 2012 [download pdf]
Vogue, “Michael Lin”, by Elena Bordignon, October, 2010 [download pdf]
E-flux, “Michael Lin’s The Colour is Bright the Beauty is Generous”, http://www.e-flux.com/announcements/michael-lins-the-colour-is-bright-the-beauty-is-generous/ (accessed July 20, 2016) [download pdf]

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LIU CHUANG

Artsy, “20 Chinese Emerging Artists You Should Know”, by Frances Arnold, July, 2016  [download pdf]
Leap, “Against Entropy”, by Zhao Meng Sha, Issue 113, January & February, 2016 [download pdf]
Leap, “The Return of Class:Confronting the Social Nature of Art”, Issue 161, November & December, 2015 [download pdf]
Frieze, “Cold Portraits And Warm-Hearted Annotations”, by Paul Teasdale, Issue 169, March, 2015 [download pdf]
Kaleidoscope, “Liu Chuang Love Story, Afterword”, by Venus Lau, Launch Issue, January, 2015 [download pdf]
Leap, “The Dream of A Continental Network”, by Jacob Dreyer, Issue 154, September & October, 2014 [download pdf]
Kaleidoscope, “Systems And Their Mechanisms, Be It Language, Capital Or Libido”, by Venus Lau, Issue 22, Fall, 2014 [download pdf]
Art Asia Pacific, “Love Story”, by Paul Lester, June, 2014 [download pdf]
Artforum, “Liu Chuang: Love Story”, by Zhang Han Lu, May, 2014 [download pdf]
Grazia, “This contemporary artworks you can never miss”, by Joy Woo, Issue 123, September, 2013 [download pdf]
Art in America, “Walking Through Frieze with Amy Smith – Stewart”, by Brian Boucher, May, 2013 [download pdf]
Artribune, “Magnifici 9 New York. Stuff, la roba”, by Luca Labanca, May, 2013 [download pdf]
Blouin Artinfo, “Frieze Week Meme Watch: Shoe Sculptures Are Kickin’ It Every Few Feet at Frieze New York”, May, 2013 [download pdf]
Euronews, “Something for everyone at Frieze Art Fair in NY”, May, 2013 [download pdf]
Hi Art, “Frieze Art Fair”, by Veronica W.W., May, 2013 [download pdf]
The New York Times, “40 Nations, 1,000 Artists and One Island”, by Roberta Smith, May, 2013 [download pdf]
Huffington Post Arts & Culture, “Frieze Art Trends 2013 10 Themes That Dominated the New York Art Fair”, May, 2013 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “Frieze New York”, by Barbara Pollack, Issue 753, May, 2013 [download pdf]
Randian, “When New York Friezes Over”, by Casey Drake, May, 2013 [download pdf]
For Him Magazine, “Liu Chuang and his Shanzhai”, by Weng Xiaoyu, Spring & Summer, 2013 [download pdf]
Modern Weekly, “Liu Chuang’s Solo Exhibition: Aesthetics of Dislocation”, by Bing Yan, Issue 722, October, 2012 [download pdf]
Time Out Shanghai, “Liu Chuang: Works #16-21″, by Sam Gaskin, October, 2012 [download pdf]

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LIU SHIYUAN

Leap, “Empower the Powerless, Unempower the Powerful – First Annual Conference of Network Society”, by Li Jia, Issue 169, April, 2017 [download pdf]
Frieze.com, “Critic’s Guide: Condo New York”, Text/ Sam Korman, July 2017 [download pdf]
Kaleidoscope, “Liu Shiyuan”, by A.S., Issue 3, Spring & Summer, March, 2016 [download pdf]
Foundation Louis Vuitton, “Bentu – Chinese artists in a time of turbulence and transformation”, published by Foundation Louis Vuitton, 2016 [download pdf]
Leap, “Liu Shiyuan”, Issue 161, November & December, 2015 [download pdf]
Yuz Museum, “From being a good person to Whatever”, by Fiona He, November, 2015 [download pdf]
Art Review Asia, “Liu Shiyuan Lost in Export”, by Eva Renaud, September, 2015 [download pdf]
Art Asia Pacific, “Manipulating the Mundane”, by Anna Ling Edwards, September, 2015 [download pdf]
Flash Art, “Liu Shiyuan”, by Sarah Sulistio, July – September, 2015 [download pdf]
Leap, “Liu Shiyuan: Lost in Export”, by Yang Zi, translated by Vanessa Nolan, June, 2015 [download pdf]
Artforum.com.cn, “Liu Shiyuan: Lost in Export”, by Fu Yuan, 2015 [download pdf]
Temporary, “Alter-Circuit: Shiyuan Liu, My Paper Knife at Et al”, by Genevieve Quick, October, 2014, http://temporaryartreview.com/alter-circuit-shiyuan-liu-my-paper-knife-at-et-al/ (accessed July 21, 2016) [download pdf]
Artissima – Present Future, “Shiyuan Liu”, by Weng Xiaoyu, 2014 [download pdf]
Fotozeitung FLINK Magazine, “A Conversation With Photography: Liu Shiyuan”, 2013 [download pdf]
Radian, “Video Artist Series: Liu Shiyuan”, by Iona Whittaker, 2013, http://www.randian-online.com/np_feature/video-artist-series-liu-shiyuan/ (accessed July 21, 2016) [download pdf]
Leap, “A Focus on Boundary”, by Einar Engstrom, April, 2013 [download pdf]
Time Out Beijing, “The Edge of Reason”, by Simon Zhou, March, 2013 [download pdf]
Contemporary Art magazine, “It is not a comment”, by Wang Zhen, March, 2013 [download pdf]
He Xiang Ning Art Museum, “Local Futures”, published by He Xiang Ning Art Museum, 2013 [download pdf]

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WEI JIA

Chinese contemporary art news, “What will happen in 2017″, by Chole Jiang, p44, January, 2017 [download pdf]
Artforum, “Shanghai Wei Jia Leo Xu Projects”,by Fiona He, p403-404, September, 2015 [download pdf]
Chinese Contemporary Art News, “Mildly Biting Encountering Spring”, by Zheng Naiming, p107, May, 2015 [download pdf]
Art.investment, “Poster”, p2, May, 2015 [download pdf]

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GALLERY PRESS ARCHIVE


2017

The New York Times, “Out-of-Town Galleries Arrive, Bearing Art”, by Roberta Smith, July, 2017 [download pdf]
Artforum, “Second Coming”, by Alex Jovanovich, July, 2017 [download pdf]
Frieze.com, “Critic’s Guide: Condo New York”, by Sam Korman, July, 2017 [download pdf]
Happening, “The Gray Markey Weekly”, by TimSchneider, July, 2017 [download pdf]
Vice, “Is a Gallery-Sharing Model the Answer to Art Fair Fatigue?”, by Saul Anton, July, 2017 [download pdf]
Artnet, “Is ‘Condo’ the Wave of the Future for Smaller Galleries Feeling the Art-Fair Pinch?”, by Eileen Kinsella, June, 2017 [download pdf]
Artsy, “As Young Galleries Seek Alternatives to Art Fairs, A Promising Solution Has Emerged”, by Casey Lesser, June, 2017 [download pdf]
Artnews, “9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week”, by The Editors of Artnews, June, 2017 [download pdf]
Artnews, “Condo New York, A Networked Co-Op Project, Brings 20 Galleries from Elsewhere to Manhattan”, by Alex Greenberger, June, 2017 [download pdf]
ZEALnyc, “Galleries Collaborate and Join Forces for ‘Condo New York 2017’”, by A. E. Colas, June, 2017 [download pdf]
Hyperallergic, “16 Manhattan Galleries Host 36 Out-of-Town Art Spaces”, by Benjamin Sutton, June, 2017 [download pdf]
Art China, “16 Gallerists Talk”, January, 2017 [download pdf]

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2016

Precious Style, “A New Landmark Of Contemporary Art”, by Lin Lin, p37, December , 2016 [download pdf]
The International New York Times, “7 galleries making notable debuts in Miami Beach”, by Ted Loos, December, 2016 [download pdf]
Artsy, “15 New Dealers to Watch at Art Basel Miami Beach”, by Demie Kim, November, 2016 [download pdf]
Billionaire, “What to See at Miami Art Basel 2016″, by Lisa Schiff, November 2016 [download pdf]
The Good Life, “The South of the South”, by Leo Xu, Issue 12, April & May, 2016 [download pdf]

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2014

The Art Newspaper, “Art Basel Back to Hong Kong in March”, No 21, November, 2014 [download pdf]
Hi Art, “Leo Xu Projects:A Platform for Artists”, by Teng Kun, November, 2014 [download pdf]
Chinese Contemporary Art News, “Top 10 Fair Stands and Highly Recommend Young Galleries”, No 21, November, 2014 [download pdf]
Hi Art, “A Different Shanghai”, by Teng Kum, October, 2014 [download pdf]
The Art Newspaper, “How to Continue the Flow of Collecting”, by Lu Xiao Fan, October, 2014 [download pdf]
Scope, “Chinese Art Galleries’ Road to Frieze”, by Liu Zhen Feng, Issue 6, September, 2014 [download pdf]
The Art Newspaper, “YCA Become International”, by Liu Yi Yuan, Issue 18, August, 2014 [download pdf]
The Art Newspaper, “Art Fairs Coming to Shanghai Time Zone”, by Lisa Movius & Liu Yi, No 18, August, 2014 [download pdf]
Lianhe Zaobao, “Center of Experimentation”, by Zhou Yan Bing, June, 2014 [download pdf]
Scope, “Advertising Through Creating Opportunities”, by Tu Gou, Issue 4, June, 2014 [download pdf]
Chinese Contemporary Art News, “The Second Wave of Chinese Art Heat is not Inspirational”, May, 2014 [download pdf]
Artron, “Interview with Leo Xu:Leo Xu Projects”, by Peng Fei, May, 2014 [download pdf]
Art World, “Interview:Leo Xu”, by YY, May, 2014 [download pdf]
Bazaar Art, “Conversation No.1:”Openess” in the Eye of Leo Xu”, Interviewed by Xu Ning, May, 2014 [download pdf]
For Him Magazine, “Realize the Ideals”, by Yuan Yuan, May, 2014 [download pdf]
IART, “Process is Goal”, by LV Ye, April, 2014 [download pdf]
L’officiel Art, “Finding the Possibilities of Our Times”, by Wei Zei, April, 2014 [download pdf]
National Arts, “Top 10 Galleries 2013″, March, 2014 [download pdf]
The Beijing News, “2013 Art Review”, by Zhu Zhu, January, 2014 [download pdf]
Cansart, “An Exhibition for Young Collecters”, by Sun Xiaoqiu & Zheng Wei, Issue 108, January, 2014 [download pdf]
Bazeer Art, “Photography Video”, January, 2014 [download pdf]
Chinese Contemporary Art News, “Leo Xu Providing Healthy Environment for Young Artists”, by Sun Xiaoqiu, Issue 108, January, 2014 [download pdf]
Shanghai Morning Post, “Fashion Borrows from Art”, by Guo Weijun, January, 2014 [download pdf]
COS magazine, “Leo Xu”, Interviewed by Iona Whittaker, Autumn & Winter, 2014 [download pdf]

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2013

The Culture Trip, “Art Metropolis Shanghai’s 10 Best Contemporary Art Galleries”, by Marian Shek,December, 2013 [download pdf]
Art Bank, “Gallery”, Interviewed by Art Bank, November, 2013 [download pdf]
Treavel+Leisure, “Art is the Best Scenery”, by Zhang Wei Qing, September, 2013 [download pdf]
Men’s Joker, “Leo Xu:The Interesting Life of a Gallery Owner”, Issue 34, August, 2013 [download pdf]
Noblesse, “Leo Xu:I Belong to My Era”, by Shu Fang, July, 2013 [download pdf]
Condé Nast Traveler, “The Culture Makers”, April, 2013 [download pdf]
Fantastic Man, “BOOTLEG with the Shanghai Gallerist Mr.Leo Xu”, by Gert Jonkers, Issue 17, Spring & Summer, 2013 [download pdf]

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2012

Artouch, “A Plarform for Artists”, by Zhang Chunya, December, 2012 [download pdf]
Bazaar Art, “Top 100 Galleries of China”, September, 2012 [download pdf]
Hi Art, “Leo Xu is Named One of the Art World Most Influential Young Fiqures”, June, 2012 [download pdf]
Sawasdee, “Art Beat:Spring Awakening”, March, 2012 [download pdf]
The Week, “Uttering Practice of Contemporary Art”, by Ma Xiao Chun, January, 2012 [download pdf]
Time Out Shanghai, “Leo Xu”, January, 2012 [download pdf]
M-Zone, “Dream Shop”, Issue 2, 2012 [download pdf]

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2011

Fengshang Weekly, “Social Gossip”, September, 2011 [download pdf]
Blouin Artinfo, “The Best and Worst of the ShContemporary Art Fair”, by Madeleine O’Dea, September, 2011 [download pdf]

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offsite | A NEW BALLARDIAN VISION

CINDY SHERMAN, "Untitled", 1987

A NEW BALLARDIAN VISION
Organized by Leo Xu
June 29th through August 4th, 2017
Metro Pictures, New York, USA 
 
As a part of CONDO Complex New York, a gallery swap between New York galleries and national and international partners, Metro Pictures hosts Leo Xu’s two-part exhibition A New Ballardian Vision. The show brings together a selection of works that reflect recent social, technological and environmental developments through the lens of author J.G. Ballard’s (1930–2009) writings. Xu conceived the exhibition as two distinct chapters; the first features Metro Pictures artists Nina Beier, Camille Henrot, Martin Kippenberger, Oliver Laric, Robert Longo, Trevor Paglen, Jim Shaw and Cindy Sherman. The second chapter focuses on a younger generation of Chinese artists represented by Leo Xu Projects, including aaajiao, Chen Wei, Cheng Ran, Cui Jie, Li Qing, Liu Shiyuan and Pixy Liao.
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past | AAAJIAO: USER, LOVE, HIGH-FREQUENCY TRADING

aaajiao, Candy wrappers (twitter), 2017

AAAJIAO: USER, LOVE, HIGH-FREQUENCY TRADING

May 27th through July 22nd, 2017
Opening reception: Friday, May 26th, 6-8pm

“User, Love, High-frequency Trading” marks the second solo exhibition with the gallery by Shanghai and Berlin-based young new media artist aaajiao. Aaajiao, the artistic persona of Xu Wenkai, was first created as his internet handle. As a user of many websites, social media and applications, aaajiao has been exploring the notions about such role and new identities and personalities a user may assume through his or her operation of one specific medium. This two-year long research has crystalized into the exhibition “User, Love, High-frequency Trading”. It goes through multiple aspects—for instance, user’s alter ego, social media communication, and new economies driven by algorithms and networking of users—and arrives at a particular moment in current social and technological development, which has both resonated and contrasted with many of Sci-fi cinema and literature’s Ballardian or cyberpunk fantasies of an early 21st century.

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fair | LISTE – ART FAIR BASEL 2017

Booth: 1-7-G3
June 12th through 18th, 2017

The gallery’s debut in LISTE – Art Fair Basel 2017 will feature a solo presentation by Copenhagen-based young Chinese female artist Liu Shiyuan.

Born in 1985 in Beijing, Liu Shiyuan lives and works in Copenhagen after having studied in New York and Beijing. Traveling and living between cities and across multiple cultures, Liu has developed an artistic sensibility to the new forms of language and expressions on cybersphere and its ensuing patterns of everyday communication across the globe. The works on view at the booth also underlines the nuances and influences of the new internet rhetoric between different regions and media.

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past | PLEASE FASTEN YOUR SEAT BELT AS WE ARE EXPERIENCING SOME TURBULENCE

Please fasten your seat belt as we are experiencing some turbulence

March 18th through April 30th, 2017
Opening reception: Friday, March 17th, 6-8pm

David Kordansky Gallery and Leo Xu Projects are pleased to present “Please fasten your seat belt as we are experiencing some turbulence”, a collaborative group exhibition held at Leo Xu Projects, Lane 49, Building 3, Fuxing Xi Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai. The show will be on view from March 18 until April 30, 2017. An opening reception will take place on Friday, March 17 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm.

Featuring artists from both of the galleries’ programs, Please fasten your seat belt as we are experiencing some turbulence will examine how a wide and heterogeneous array of aesthetic positions can reflect, refract, and bear witness to an uncertain state of global affairs. The exhibition will include work by Kathryn Andrews, Andrea Büttner, Chen Wei, Heman Chong, Sam Gilliam, Zach Harris, Evan Holloway, Rashid Johnson, Gabriel Lester, Li Qing, Liu Shiyuan, Pixy Liao, Jonas Lund, Tala Madani, Chris Martin, Torbjørn Rødland, Sissel Tolaas, Tom of Finland, Wei Jia, Ming Wong, and Betty Woodman.

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news | CHEN WEI: THE CLUB AT HORSHAM REGIONAL ART GALLERY

Chen Wei, "Disco #1004", 2015

CHEN WEI: The Club
Horsham Regional Art Gallery, Horsham, Australia
24 June 2017 - 13 August 2017

Chen Wei’s solo exhibition “The Club” is to open on June 24, 2017 and runs until August 13, 2017 at Horsham Regional Art Gallery.

Being one of China’s leading artists exhibiting in London, New York, Melbourne and numerous cities across Europe, Chen Wei is presenting photographs and installations that fabricate a visual archive of Chinese club culture in Horsham, Australia. Curated by Elias Redstone, The Club explores an undocumented subculture, reflecting on wider social changes that have taken place in modern China.

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news | LIU SHIYUAN IN .COM/.CN AT K11

Group Exhibition: .com/.cn
K11 Art Foundation, Hong Kong 
21 March through 30 April 2017

Liu Shiyuan is selected to be included in the group exhibition .com/.cn, co-presented by the K11 Art Foundation and MoMA PS1. Co-curated by Klaus Biesenbach and Peter Eleey of MoMA PS1 in New York, this project is part of an ongoing research partnership of two institutions.

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fair | FRIEZE NEW YORK 2017

Li Qing, "Window · The Sea in the Museum", 2016-2017

Frieze New York
Booth B23
Randall’s Island, Manhattan
May 5th through 7th, 2017
Preview: Thursday, May 4th, 2017

Located at booth B23, the gallery will be exhibiting a solo presentation of Shanghai-based artist Li Qing, who was recently shortlisted for the sixth edition of Prix Jean-Francois Prat (2017), a prestigious international contemporary art prize mainly focuses on painting.
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news | AAAJIAO IN BODY MEDIA II AT PSA

Group Exhibition: Body·Media II
Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China
April 29 through July 30, 2017

 

Artist aaajiao is selected along with other 23 artists/art groups from 12 countries to be included in the group exhibition “Body·Media II” at Power Station of Art, Shanghai,  co-curated by Gong Yan (China) and Richard Castelli (France). The exhibition continues the theme of 2007’s exhibition Body Media, re-discusses the close ties between new media and body within the new era context totally revolutionized by advancing technologies. It contains installation, performance, photography, video, and other hard-to-be-defined art forms, introduces cross-disciplinary cooperative patterns and exceeds boundaries of interactive art exhibitions.

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news | PIXY LIAO IN NSFW: FEMALE GAZE AT MUSEUM OF SEX

 

NSFW: Female Gaze
June 21, 2017
Museum of Sex, New York, USA

Pixy Liao is participating in the group exhibition “NSFW: Female Gaze” at Museum of Sex on June 21.

NSFW: Female Gaze, co-curated by VICE Media’s Creators, showcases over 25 emerging female artists from various disciplines dedicated to powerful feminine narratives. From Instagram and GIF platforms to textile and photography, these artists bring a fresh, eclectic, and unconventional approach to sexuality.

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news | LIU CHUANG IN CHINESE SUMMER AT ASTRUP FEARNLEY MUSEET

Chinese Summer 
02 June 2017 – 10 September 2017
Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway
 

Liu Chuang is selected to be included in the group exhibition “Chinese Summer” in Astrup Fearnley Museet, curated by Gunnar B. Kvaran and Therese Möllenhoff.  The name Chinese Summeris a metaphor for the nation and art scene that have seen explosive growth over the last two decades.

Acknowledging the importance of cultural and artistic production in China that has taken its position on the global stage, Astrup Fearnley Museet is presenting 2 generations of artists in the large group exhibition of Chinese contemporary art.

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news | AAAJIAO, CHENG RAN, LI QING IN MOCA PAVILLION


Group exhibition: All happens after sunset…
MOCA Pavilion, Shanghai, China
April 22nd through May 25th, 2017

Artists aaajiao, Cheng Ran and Li Qing participate the group exhibition “All happens after sunset” at MOCA Pavilion, Shanghai, curated by Xⁿ Office, a contemporary art curating group launched by researcher of art history Penny Xu and artist Ni Youyu. The exhibition is also part of the first phase of MOCA’s 2017 “+Follow+” young artist group exhibition project, to follow young Chinese artists in their development, observing them as they mold through their early stages and blossom into maturity.

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fair | ART BASEL HONG KONG 2017

 
Art Basel Hong Kong
Stand C20
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Center
March 23rd through 25th, 2017
Preview Wednesday, March 22nd
 


news | AAAJIAO IN HEART OF A TIN MAN

aaajiao, “Email Trek”, 2016  
Group Exhibition: Heart of the Tin Man
June 20th through October 8th
M Woods Art Museum, D-06, 798 Art Zone
Beijing, China

Artist aaajiao is selected along with other 11 artists to be included in the group exhibition “Heart of the Tin Man” in M Woods Museum, Beijing, dedicated to the digital age. Heart of the Tin Man brings together works consciously revealing, investigating or subverting current Internet or technological practices. Drawn predominantly from the M WOODS Collection and the post-internet focus of co-founder Michael Xufu Huang, the exhibition includes virtual reality, digital mechanics, and interactive works to stimulate our senses of sight, smell, touch, and sound, and to register emotion within a contemporary world increasingly governed by algorithms, measurements, and marketing.

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news | AAAJIAO IN UNREAL. THE ALGORITHMIC PRESENT AT HEK

aaajiao,"Limited Landscape, Unlimited Floating", 2017

Group Exhibition: unREAL. The Algorithmic Present
Haus der elektronischen Künste, Basel, Switzerland
08 June through 20 August 2017 
 
 
Aaajiao is selected to be included in the group exhibition unREAL. The Algorithmic Present in House of Electronic Arts Basel. 
 
unREAL examines the complexity of our digital age, it is an exhibition that attempts to confront the digital present through the very means of technological intervention both as critical examination as well as alternative prospects. The twenty-four works in the exhibition by international artists underscore the often-hidden materiality of bits and bytes, bringing to the fore the algorithmic processes that constitute our digital present.

news | CITY OF STARS

 

Leo Xu Projects and Art Project CZ co-presents
Group Exhibition: City of Stars
April 19th through June 19th, 2017
MINGO
No. 1690 Huaihai Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai

 

The collaborative group exhibition “City of Stars” between Leo Xu Projects and Art Project CZ runs from April 19th to June 19th, 2017. The exhibition aims to capture the nightlife and living experience in the former French concession area in Shanghai, and to project a broader encapsulation of the Chinese youth’s status quo. Artists on view include aaajiao, Chen Wei, Cheng Ran, Guo Hongwei, Li Qing and Liu Shiyuan.

 

news | AAAJIAO AND LIU CHUANG IN SHANGHAI PROJECT CHAPTER 2

Shanghai Project Chapter 2
Envision 2116
Exhibition: “Seeds of Time”
April 22 – July 30, 2017

Venues: Shanghai Himalayas Museum, Envision Pavilion, Zendai Zhujiajiao Art Museum

 

Artists aaajiao and Liu Chuang are invited by Shanghai Project to participate in the exhibition’s second chapter as researchers. Curated by Yongwoo Lee and Hans Ulrich Obrist, the Shanghai Project Chapter 2 exhibition ”Seeds of Time” will be inaugurated on April 22, 2017. Taking its title from the documentary of the same name, which shares the project’s call for action regarding the climate situation, the exhibition seeks to explore sustainability so as to better understand possible solutions for urgent environmental and social problems.

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news | PIXY LIAO: LADY AND GENTLEMAN AT GALLERI VASLI SOUZA

PIXY LIAO, "Family sushi", 2011

Lady and Gentleman
24 March – 22 April 2017
Galleri Vasli Souza, Malmö, Sweden
 

Pixy Liao’s solo show “Lady and Gentleman” is running at Galleri Vasli Souza, Malmö, Sweden from 24th of March through 22nd of April 2017.

Having studied photography at University of Memphis and lived in the States for over a decade, Liao is highly influenced by the style of New American Color Photography in her practices.

Lady and Gentleman showcases the alternative possibilities of heterosexual relationships and inscribe how a man and a woman can exchange their roles and question the whole concept of “normal relationships”.

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news | CUI JIE IN PAST SKIN AT MoMA PS1

CUI JIE, S House #5, 2016

Past Skin
April 6 – September 10, 2017
MoMA PS1
22-25 Jackson Avenue, Queens
Long Island City, NY 11101

Cui Jie will participate in the group exhibition “Past Skin” at MoMA PS1, New York, running from April 6 to September 10, 2017. In today’s technological environment, we can style, extend, and broadcast ourselves at will, projecting into digital realms that in turn shape us. The six artists in ”Past Skin” take up science historian and cyber-feminist Donna Haraway’s provocation, “Why should our body end at the skin?,” testing the growing porosity between our bodies and habitats in a contemporary world where virtuality is ubiquitous and surreality is increasingly normalized. As much as we exert influence on our bodies and surroundings, the technologies that enable this influence also influence us. Details »

news | CHEN WEI: THE CLUB AT CCP MELBOURNE

CHEN WEI: The Club
March 24 – May 7, 2017
Opening: Thursday 23 March, 6–8pm
Centre for Contemporary Photography
404 George St, Fitzroy
Melbourne, Victoria 3065
Australia

Titled “The Club”, Chen Wei’s first institutional solo exhibition in Australia is to open on March 23, 2017 and runs until May 7 at Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne.

Beijing-based artist Chen Wei’s practice actively blurs the boundaries between reality and fiction through the construction of carefully staged scenes and handcrafted objects. The Club – his first solo exhibition in a public institution in Australia – comprises a series of photographs and installations that fabricate a visual archive of Chinese club culture. Chen has meticulously recreated the architecture, interiors and culture of nightclubs to celebrate this previously undocumented subculture and to provide a commentary on wider social changes that have been taking place in China.

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news | CUI JIE IN THE NEW NORMAL: ART AND CHINA IN 2017 AT UCCA

The New Normal:Art and China in 2017
March 19–July 9, 2017 
Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) 
798 Art District
No. 4 Jiuxianqiao Road, Chaoyang District
100015 BeijingChina 

What is the place of art in China today? Or rather, in a world where the underpinnings of the post-World War II consensus have come suddenly loose, a world whose most prosperous corners find themselves in thrall to sectarian populism, a world increasingly unable to deny the changes wrought to its ecosystem by the last hundred years of human emissions, and a world in which, despite it all, China continues to grow in output and influence, what is to be done?

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