A Gift To Marco Polo: Contemporary Art from China
On the occasion of the 53rd Biennale Art Exhibition, the exhibition “A Gift to Marco Polo: Contemporary Art from China” will take place at Venice International University in San Servolo Isle from June 3 to July 2, 2009. On display the works of 9 prominent Chinese contemporary artists: Zhang Xiaogang, Zhou Chunya, He Duoling, Wang Guangyi, Fang Lijun, Yue Minjun, Zhang Peili, Wu Shanzhuan and Ye Fang.
As a tribute to Marco Polo, the participating artists combine elements from the East and West in their interpretations of Italian art, European culture and western civilization. Their work reflects what makes modern and the modern Oriental.
The opening ceremony will take place at VIU on the Island of San Servolo on June 2 at 6.00 pm.
Where: VIU - Isola di San Servolo
Contacts: www.institutionsofchinart.org www.mocashanghai.org
Promoter: VIU (Venice International University)
Institutions of Chinart
Museum of Contemporary Art (Shanghai)
More information: curated by Lu Peng e Achille Bonito Oliva