Liu Jianhua: Dream In Conflict

Chinese artist Liu Jianhua has built a model of the Shanghai skyline using just poker chips and dice. Widely known for his quirky ceramic sculptures, his exhibition Dream in Conflict has just been opened at the Galleria Continua in Italy and features Unreal Scene amongst other works bordering on the surreal. Dream In Conflict Through 24 January 2009 Galleria Continua Via del Castello 11 San …

Nankeen Bags and Accessories

With their deep blue hue, bold graphics and contrast lining, Two zippered interior pockets (why just have one?) are useful, as are wide handles that work both over the shoulder and carried in hand. Without being overly bulky, the generous size accommodates a weekend or longer, even allowing me to stash a gallon water bottle when I was in a pinch. I also like the …

Mei Guo at Contrasts Gallery

"Mei Guo," which translates into English as The Beautiful World, from the French Le Beau Monde, is a forthcoming exhibition of Asian American and Asian artists living in America. Soon to be on view at Pearl Lam's renowned Contrasts Gallery in Shanghai, the exhibition has been curated by Lilly Wei as a survey of our growing interconnectedness in a highly globalized world. Including artists Noriko …