Yishu - Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art

Book Launch: The Four-Volume Collected Essays by Zheng Shengtian, Emily Carr Carr University of Art + Design, May 5, 3:30pm

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

You are cordially invited to the book launch of Zheng Shengtian’s four-volume collected essays on visual art, cultural exchange, biennales and art fairs since the 1980s. The Collection also features a memoir of his personal story and contains over 500,000 words and more than 300 coloured images to provide a first hand observation of thirty years of development in contemporary Chinese art. We hope to see you there!

鄭勝天新書發布會邀請: 五月五日(星期日)下午三時半,艾米莉卡藝術大學和溫哥華華人藝術家協會將舉行鄭勝天先生的新書發布會,希望大家撥冗參加。

《鄭勝天藝文選》

1) 藝壇漫遊 • 點擊藝術風景線

2) 文化交錯 • 遊蕩者沒有檔案

3) 視覺盛宴 • 雙年展+藝博會

4) 偶遇人生 • 把自己掃描一遍

Address: Charles H. Scott Gallery, Emily Carr University of Art + Design

1399 Johnston Street, Granville Island, Vancouver BC V6H 3R9

Time: May 5, 2013, 3:30pm

About Zheng Shengtian:

Zheng Shengtian, Managing Editor of Yishu, is a scholar, artist, and independent curator. For more than thirty years he worked at China Academy of Art as Professor and Chair of the Oil Painting Department. He was a founder and board member of the Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian from 1999 to 2011. He has been a board member of Asia Art Archive in North America since 2009 and a Trustee of the Vancouver Art Gallery since 2011. As an independent curator, he has co-organized numerous exhibitions including the Shanghai Modern at Museum Villa Stuck in Munich and Art and China’s Revolution at Asia Society in New York. He is currently the Senior Curator for Asia with the Vancouver Biennale. He contributes frequently to periodicals and catalogues about contemporary and Asian art.

鄭勝天先生是國內外知名的藝術家、策展人和學者。曾任兩屆溫哥華華人藝術家協會主席。現任《Yishu》(典藏國際版)英文和中文版雜誌的總策劃,溫哥華美術館董事,溫哥華雙年展資深策展人和美洲亞洲藝術文獻庫董事。艾米莉卡藝術大學將在五月四日授予他名譽博士學位。他多年來在海內外中文媒體發表有關藝術的文章最近由杭州中國美術學院出版社集冊出版。共四本一套,約50萬字和300多張圖版,包括對當代藝術、文化交流、展覽和市場等方面的觀察和論述,及作者個人的回憶和散文,提供了三十年來中國藝術發展的親身見證。

For more information about this book series, visit: http://www.caapress.com/index.php?m=Newsinfo&a=show&id=13

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