The Daata fair is here again, but pay attention, the offerings are not for the easily distracted. From formalist experiments to fictional journeys through a painted forest to pranks with a potent political message, the works on offer this year are only up for a few more days.
At Beijing Gallery Weekend, smaller off-spaces and well-established non-profit institutions like UCCA, M Woods, and Beijing Inside-Out alike showcased the enthusiasm, energy, and drive of this propitious endeavour.
A construction worker plunged to his death in early March while installing Ryuichi Sakamoto’s latest exhibition on the roof of the M Woods Museum in Beijing. Spike Contributing Editor Jaime Chu on the aftermath.
They’re the front line workers of the art world, or something. In Spike’s new series, Shoptalk, we call book and magazine stores and publishers from around the world to see what they’re reading, thinking, stocking, and plotting. First up is Mariia Diakova and George Vyhranovskyi of Readellion, who play fairy-godparents to Kyiv’s budding art scene.