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Li Songsong. Historical Materialism

From: 22/05/2015 - To: 30/08/2015

MAMbo - Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna (Modern Art Gallery)

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Date of last update: 31/08/2015, 09:18

LI SONGSONG. HISTORICAL MATERIALISM

MAMbo - Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna
22 May - 30 August 2015

 


At MAMbo the first Italian solo show of Li Songsong, one of the most important artists of the new Chinese art scene.
In the Sala delle Ciminiere space, the exhibition Li Songsong - Historical Materialism - curated by Hendrik Bündge and organised by MAMbo Museo d'Arte Moderna di Bologna and Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden where the exhibition will move 31 October 2015 to 7 February 2016, presents a significant selection of 27 works mainly of large dimensions, created from 2004.
 

The set-up of the works refers to some essential themes of Chinese identity: education of young people - Quingling's Children (2005), Flyer (2005) – history changes, with the recognisable protagonists - The Couple (2008), Lu Xun was Dead (2012), Hug (2010), Watching a Play (2004) – the suppression – Forgetting (2013), Moon (2010), Brain (2010) - the contemporary vision – Big Girls (2013), Flowers on the Sea (2008) – the lost Eden – Shangri-La (2012) – the ideological roots of Revolution - Lenin (2010), Marx (2010), Che (2010), The East is Red (2008), Cold Banquet (2004) – up to the Historical Materialism (2014) closing the exhibition.
 

READ MORE ABOUT THE EXHIBITION (in Italian)

Further information and updates on www.mambo-bologna.org

  • From: 22/05/2015
  • To: 30/08/2015

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday from 12pm to 6pm; Thursday, Saturday, Sunday and holidays  from 12pm to 8pm. Closed on Monday. 

museum ticket full € 6,00; reduction € 4,00

On Thursday 21 May at 5pm the artist meets the public (in collaboration with Associazione Collegio di Cina) and at 6pm opening of the exhibition. Free admission.