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Guangzhou

Strong signs of renewed growth on fragile soil

BY RUIJUN SHEN

View from the rooftop of Guangdong Times Museum. Photo by Noelle Bodick for ArtAsiaPacific.


In 2005 or thereabouts, many Guangdong artists began to relocate to Beijing, often in pursuit of exposure and sales. Then, in 2009, Wang Huang-sheng, director of the Guangdong Museum of Art, also headed to the capital to become director of the art museum at the Central Academy of Fine Arts. With his departure, interest in contemporary art began to wane at the museum, and its Guangzhou Triennial, once…

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