Don't Miss: "Three Ceramic Sisters" Exhibition, Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai (August 8-28)

    "Three Ceramic Sisters" features work by three female ceramic artists with similar backgrounds but very diverse styles.
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    Exhibition Features Work By Ceramic Artists Zhang Jingjing, Xie Mingjuan, Kang Qing#

    Running from August 8-28 at the Duolun Museum of Modern Art in Shanghai, "Three Ceramic Sisters" features work by three female ceramic artists with similar backgrounds but very diverse styles. The artists, Zhang Jingjing, Xie Mingjuan and Kang Qing, all studied at the Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute -- located in the heart of China's traditional ceramics industry -- then abroad in the U.S., Europe and Australia, returning to China to work on their craft. Anyone with an interest in contemporary Chinese ceramics would be well advised not to miss this exhibition, as Zhang, Xie and Kang are among the most interesting ceramic artists working in China today.

    Artist images and bios from the Duolun Museum of Modern Art:

    Zhang Jingjing#

    Zhang Jingjing is an associate professor at Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute. She represents the school of contemporary blue & white ceramics. Recenty, she began combining the abstract charm of blue & white with contemporary ceramic ideas, resulting in a stylish series entitled ‘Arc’. Half-arc slopes crimping ceramic tiles create overlapping and staggering space combinations. The work is simple, quiet and harmonious. Under the lights, its rises and dips, curves and shadows show the work’s rhythm and simple logic.

    Xie Mingjuan#

    Xie Mingjuan was born in 1970s in Shaoxing, a watertown in Southern China. With her solid background in Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute and China Academy of Art, her repertoire of pottery, porcelain paintings and modern paintings is well established. She spent two years in Paris for further studies in painting and came to Shanghai to start her own company in 2005. She employs purely traditional crafts skill and combines with modern shape, to create her own style. In this exhibition, her series “Music Needs No Strings” are colorful ceramic instruments playing beautiful notes in our space, reflecting her pursuit of elegance.

    Kang Qing#

    Kang Qing was born in 1960s to a well-known ceramic family. While she was in the States, she met with many ceramic artists, sculptors and critics whose creations focused on nature, flowers and plants. Recalling childhood memories of playing with clay, she returned to the craft of ceramic. She came to Shanghai ten years ago as a ceramic professor at the Fine Arts College of Shanghai University, and she also launched the ceramic brand ‘Humpoo’. Featuring plants in their designs, Humpoo products bring a connection with nature. It represents an elegant life style with its pure quality.

    Duolun Museum of Modern Art#


    : No.27 Duolun Road (map)


    : 021-56719068


    : Tuesday-Sunday, 10 AM - 6 PM. Closed Monday

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