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  • "You Are Welcome To Travel By Our Plane"

    On May 7 I boarded a Sichuan Airlines flight headed for Chengdu and Chongqing. The trip was my second outside of Beijing to visit artists, art schools, museums and galleries in regions not usually visited by westerners or, for that matter, the Chinese art world.

  • Chengdu 8.0

    I came to Chengdu to meet with the artist Chen Qiulin and to be introduced to many of the artists there. Chengdu and Chongqing are both home to many important and well known contemporary Chinese artists, but they are a long way from the art capitols of Beijing and Shanghai.

  • Tomma Abts Exhibition Opens at Hammer Museum Summer 2008

      FIRST MAJOR U.S. PRESENTATION OF PAINTINGS BY TOMMA ABTS ARRIVES AT HAMMER MUSEUM SUMMER 2008 On view at the Hammer July 27 – November 9, 2008 Los Angeles, CA - On July 27, the first major U.S. solo exhibition of paintings by London-based artist Tomma Abts (born Kiel, Germany, 1967) opens at the Hammer Museum. The exhibition originated at the New Museum in New York and is organized by Laura Hoptman, Kraus Family Senior Curator. The exhibition includes roughly fifteen paintings created over the past ten years, as well as a selection of colored pencil drawings. Abts’ works might be modest in size—18 7/8 by 15 inches (48 x 38 cm)—but actually they are extremely ambitious undertakings. She makes paintings and drawings that upon first impression might seem rigid and obsessive. However, when seen up close and in person, that rigidity dissipates and an almost meditative quality

  • "Duck Tongues” from China

    China has many sayings comparing the world above to the one below, such as: “above you have heaven, below you have Suzhou and Hangzhou; two magnificently beautiful areas not too far from Shanghai.” Another saying goes like this: “the best meat above is dragon meat, the best below is donkey.”

  • Museum Portraits (1977/2008)

    The Hammer Museum reinterprets Museum Portraits (1977), an unrealized Happening conceived by Allan Kaprow. Museum staff move their desk chairs outside to the sidewalk along the exterior wall of the museum. For one hour, they initiate conversations about art, Kaprow, museums, and other related issues amongst themselves and with random passersby. term paper service Levaquin is used for treatment of infections caused by certain bacteria. Buy cheap Levaquin 500mg online! levaquin price Legal and medical information from drug injury lawyer concerning the fluoroquinolone antibiotic Levaquin (levofloxacin). Levaquin side effects include severe Levaquin Tendon Rupture & Levaquin Lawsuits. FDA Black Box Warning added to Levaquin alerting consumers and doctors of tendon ruptures. levaquin 500 mg Can I Take E When Taking Levaquin. Antibiotics. Male Enhancement, Canadian Pharmacy, Herbals. This month's MOTM is the result of a Chemistry-based web browser race held in the Pharmaceutical Chemistry Department of Bradford University. In