Pistoletto emerged as one of Italy’s most original post-war artists, especially as part of the ‘Poor Art’ movement. His style has continuosly evolved over the years. In this solo show, his second in Beijing since 2008, his ‘mirror paintings’ have continued to intrigue the artist, especially in combination with geometric space.
UCCA presents the latest installment of the ‘New Directions’ series, with Taiwanese artist Musquiqui Chihying’s ‘I’ll Be Back’. The Cultural Center, The Guestbook, The Mask, and The Sculpture grow from the artist’s sustained engagement with the history of Sino-African encounters.
With the theme ‘East Meets West’, the festival features 21 performances as well as master classes and community events. Highlights include new adaptations of Farewell, My Concubine and The Orphan of Zhao, as well as West Side Story and Orfeo.
Described as the ‘king of anthems for the heartbroken and hopeful’, Smith has won four Grammy awards, three BMAs and two Brit Awards since his debut album in 2014. His second album, The Thrill of It All, is the impetus for this tour.