Chinese Contemporary had a group show with many of the big names of Chinese young art world: Wang Guangyi, Wang Ke, Wang Jin, Lili, etc. All are selling like hot cakes. According to the gallerist, some people even phone to buy a painting without even having seen it.
Nice works at Jonathan Levine, a gallery that specializes in turining what they call the “underground” into something posh, polished and highly marketable. They are currently showing great works by Jeff Soto and a quirky aggregate of paintings and objects by Jim Houser. Both run until October 6.
Let’s Visit the Salton Sea
The photos document the physical transformation of Jonathan Velasquez over 4 years. The teenager inspired Clark to write and direct the film Wassup Rockers.
Until October 13.
Jonathan Velasquez, 2004