New 'China': Porcelain Art from Jingdezhen, 1910-2012 - China Institute Gallery



Date: 09/21/12 through 12/09/12
Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday-Sunday 10am-5pm; Tuesday & Thursday 10am-8pm
Ages: YE,TW,TE,AD
Price: Free with admission; $7 adults; $4 students and seniors, free children younger than 12
Address:
125 E. 65th St. - 212-744-8181
Upper East Side, NY
chinainstitute.org/gallery

Description: A new exhibition of modern and contemporary porcelain art from Jingdezhen, the renowned porcelain capital of China, will be on view at China Institute Gallery from September 21 to December 9, 2012. New "China": Porcelain Art from Jingdezhen, 1910-2012 will offer more than 45 works spanning over a century, including sculpture, paintings on porcelain, as well as vases and other objects. A fully illustrated catalog will accompany the exhibition. New "China": Porcelain Art from Jingdezhen, 1910-2012 includes work by such noted contemporary artists as Zhu Legeng, Ah Xian, Zhu Dequn, and Wayne Higby, all of whom have studied in or traveled to Jingdezhen in Jiangxi province. Bridging traditional and utilitarian practices with pioneering techniques, the exhibition opens with a selection of modern work by artists who worked in the first decades of the 20th century. Most of the work in the exhibition is on exhibit for the first time in the United States.