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About the exhibition Vermilion Art is privileged to present Fang Lijun: Facial recognition, the first solo exhibition by Fang Lijun in Australia, a contemporary Chinese artist who enjoys an almost rock star status in China and internationally. The set of striking mostly large woodblock prints on show were made between and The grinning and grimacing bald heads, a recurring theme is his work, point to the artist's concerns for ordinary people struggling to keep hold of an individual identity in contemporary societies, both East and West.
The Huntington Library is one of the world's great independent research libraries, with more than nine million items spanning the 11th to 21st centuries. Temporary themed exhibitions are presented in the smaller West Hall. That Which Endures: The Huntington Indenture, presents in facsimile select pages of the institution's first trust document, signed on August 30, by Henry and Arabella Huntington to establish The Huntington as a collections-based research and educational institution for the public's benefit.
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It will likely be most treasured, however, by animation buffs, for its strikingly tactile, oil-painting-textured visual technique. The pace is considerably more deliberate than that to which viewers raised on U. The rewards here are ones of fine, subtle sensory detail, be it the shimmering visualization of falling snow on a forest floor, the convincing, characterful nature of the animal sound effects, and the grand, graceful design and movement of the wolfdogs themselves — as expressive and adorable as any Disney critter.
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After a number of advance planning meetings, our installation began in earnest on October 30 in the Early Chinese Buddhist Sculpture Gallery —just off the Great Hall Balcony. Together, these works would announce to visitors to the Asian Wing that they were entering the world of contemporary China, where old and new often come together. We had earlier placed panels above the skylight in this gallery to lower its light level in deference to the light sensitivity of the works on paper.
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