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Exhibitions you can't miss in Guangdong's summer holiday
Update: 2021-07-26     Source: Newsgd.com

Summer holiday is underway, Guangdong now carries out a number of exhibitions, ranging from treasures to artworks. If you want to enjoy indoor activities without having to stay in the sun, the following exhibitions could be right up your alley. These exhibitions in the summer holiday are a real cultural feast for your delectation. Take your pick.

Guangzhou

◆ The World of No One — Artworks of Lisi Xie, Qinshan Zhou, Ying Zhuo

The three young artists all have both academic background and rich experience in exhibiting contemporary art works both in China and abroad. This exhibition presents their observation and search from unique perspectives beyond the reality.

Artwork by Lisi Xie (Photo: Guangdong Museum of Art)

Artwork by Ying Zhuo (Photo: Guangdong Museum of Art)

Tickets:Free

Time:9:00-17:00, closed on Mondays, July 21 to August 13, 2021

Venue:Gallery No. 7, Guangdong Museum of Art (广东美术馆)

Add.:No.38, Yanyu Road, Ersha Island, Guangzhou (广州市二沙岛烟雨路38号)

Transportation:Take Metro Line 5 and get off at Wuyangcun Station (五羊邨站), use Exit B, and then take Bus No.B21, 89, 781 or 194 at Guangzhou Daqiaobei Station, get off at Ershadong Station.

How to reserve:Follow the museum on WeChat to make a reservation "广东美术馆订阅号" (pin yin: guang dong mei shu guan ding yue hao)

◆ Brightness after Rain — Ink Wash Painting by Song Yugui

This exhibition focuses on Song Yugui's works in ink lotus, flowers, marshes, and spring mountains which were created over the past 30 years after the change of his painting style in the 1990s, and systematically sorts his in-depth research on the formal language of ink painting.

Song Yugui's work (Photo: Guangdong Museum of Art)

Song Yugui's work (Photo: Guangdong Museum of Art)

Tickets:Free

Time:9:00-17:00, closed on Mondays, July 23 to August 18, 2021

Venue:Galleries No.1, 2, 3, 4, Guangdong Museum of Art

Add.:No.38, Yanyu Road, Ersha Island, Guangzhou (广州市二沙岛烟雨路38号)

Transportation:Take Metro Line 5 and get off at Wuyangcun Station (五羊邨站), use Exit B, and then take Bus No.B21, 89, 781 or 194 at Guangzhou Daqiaobei Station, get off at Ershadong Station.

How to reserve:Follow the museum on WeChat to make a reservation "广东美术馆订阅号" (pin yin: guang dong mei shu guan ding yue hao)

◆ Uselessness as Usage — Operation Delta #4: Architects in Action

The Pearl River Delta in China has shifted in recent years from developing rudimentary manufacturing industry to promoting science and technology, creating a new model for city development. This exhibition follows the rapid and dramatic changes that have taken place in recent years in this region as well as on a global stage.

Exhibits at the museum (Photo: Guangdong Times Museum)

The Guangdong Times Museum (Photo: Guangdong Times Museum)

Tickets:Pay as much as you wish at least 10 RMB

Time:10:00-18:00, closed on Mondays, July 17 to August 29, 2021

Venue:19F Main Exhibition Hall, Guangdong Times Museum (广东时代美术馆)

Add.:Shidai Meigui Yuan, Huangbian Bei Road, Baiyun Avenue, Guangzhou (广州市白云大道黄边北路时代玫瑰园)

Nearest metro station:Take Metro Line 2 and get off at Huangbian Station (黄边站), use Exit C.

◆ Fever Dream

The artists in this exhibition track, ruminate, and reproduce passionate and fanatical pieces of life through artistic creation. Cutting their perspective into daily life, they capture the real, effulgent, reflection of light, inspiration from trivial life, shape those emotions in the ordinary into various forms of interpretation with their young creativity, and illustrate the impassioned nature of life in visual language from different perspectives.

"Puzzle World Series No.3", acrylic on canvas by Han Sun (Photo: Kui Yuan Gallery)

"Five Apples", a video by Zhishu Xie (Photo: Kui Yuan Gallery)

Tickets:Free

Time:11:00-18:00, July 31 to September 5, 2021

Venue:Kui Yuan Gallery (逵园艺术馆)

Add.:No.9, Xuguyuan Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou (广州市越秀区恤孤院路9号)

Nearest metro station:Take Metro Line 6 or Line 1 and get off at Dongshankou Station (东山口站), use Exit F.

◆ Shanze Ventilation — Li Ming Ink Exhibition

Artist Li Ming is an outstanding explorer in the field of new ink and wash painting. The exhibition will present 26 of his latest works, mostly landscape series as well as animal series.

Artwork by Li Ming (Photo: Fan House)

Tickets:Free

Time:10:00 - 18:00, July 31 to August 31, 2021

Venue:Fan House (FanHouse生活艺术空间)

Add.:Westin Hotel Pazhou, No. 679 Fengpu Zhong Road, Guangzhou (广州琶洲广交会威斯汀酒店东裙楼1-2层)

Nearest metro station:Take metro Line 8 and get off at Pazhou Station (琶洲站), use Exit C.

Shenzhen

◆ Along with the People — Guan Shanyue's Painting around 1949

2021 marks the centenary of the founding of the Communist Party of China. Based on the works of famous Chinese artist Guan Shanyue created circa 1949, the Guan Shanyue Museum displays his creations in the context of the current historical node, so that the public can learn more about the stories at that time.

A painting by Guan Shanyue (Photo: Guan Shanyue Art Museum)

Tickets:Free

Time:9:00-17:00, closed on Mondays, June 25 to November 20, 2021

Venue:Display Hall, 2F, Guan Shanyue Art Museum (关山月美术馆)

Add.:No.6026, Hongli Road, Futian District, Shenzhen (深圳市福田区红荔路6026号)

Nearest metro station:Line 3 or 4 to Children's Palace Station (少年宫站), use Exit B.

◆ Epigraphy Scholar's Collection

Chinese scholar and connoisseur Rong Geng (1894-1983) spent a lifetime of research on Chinese paleography and epigraphy and collected Chinese antiques to prevent them from being lost during times of war. The 207 objects exhibited include bronzeware, paintings, calligraphic works, rubbings, seals, manuscripts, letters and books, reflecting Rong's academic achievements and his contribution to the country.

A painting by Rong Geng's uncle Rong Zuchun. (Photo: Szdaily)

A set of Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) seal-script calligraphic works. (Photo: Szdaily)

Time:10 :00 - 18:00, closed Mondays, from now till October 24

Booking:WeChat account "iszbwg"

Venue:Shenzhen Museum of Ancient Art, Futian District, Shenzhen (深圳市福田区深圳博物馆古代艺术馆)

Nearest metro station:Line 9 to Hongling South Station (红岭南站), use Exit A.

Foshan

◆ Transformation from poetic to realistic — Modern Chinese Art from HEM Collection

This exhibition enlists several Chinese artists as the entry point, to show a glimpse of the exploration of artists including Fu Baoshi, Li Keran and Guan Shanyue in their artistic creations. Their works bear the distinctive mark of the time. The artistic creations from different periods are examined in a coherent manner, outlining the modern transformation of modern Chinese landscape painting and the spirit of change that embodied with the brush and ink.

A visitor views an artwork at the museum. (Photo: He Art Museum)

The He Art Museum is a family-owned not-for-profit art museum, designed by Pritzker Prize laureate Tadao Ando. The museum is home to the He family's art collection, featuring international contemporary art, Chinese modern and Chinese contemporary art. The museum houses more than 500 works ranging from paintings to calligraphy, photography and sculptures. Inspired by "ancient Chinese cosmology, philosophy, western style of light and Lingnan's terrain, Tadao Ando created a place of harmony."

The He Art Museum (Photo: He Art Museum)

The He Art Museum (Photo: He Art Museum)

Time:July 1 to October 10, 2021

General admission:RMB 150 / person; free admission the 20th day of each month for visitors who have successfully reserved their place on WeChat Mini Program

Venue:Gallery No.4, He Art Museum (和美术馆)

Add.:No.6 Yixing Road, Beijiao New Town, Shunde, Guangdong (广东顺德北滘新城怡兴路6号)

How to reserve:Search "HEM和美术馆" (pin yin: he mei shu guan) on WeChat mini-program to make a reservation.

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