The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China

When 7 Feb 2020 - 3 May 2020
Where Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago
5550 S Greenwood Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
United States

[Smart Museum of Art is temporarily closed. Please check the organizer's website for up-to-date information.]

The Allure of Matter brings together monumental works that draw on a range of unique materials—from plastic, water, and wood to hair, gunpowder, and Coca-Cola. The exhibition explores how conscious material choice has become a symbol of expression for Chinese contemporary artists working over the last four decades.

Artists: Ai Weiwei • Cai Guo-Qiang • Chen Zhen • Gu Dexin • gu wenda • He Xiangyu • Hu Xiaoyuan • Huang Yong Ping • Jin Shan • Liang Shaoji • Lin Tianmiao • Liu Jianhua • Liu Wei • Ma Qiusha • Shi Hui • Song Dong • Sui Jianguo • Sun Yuan and Peng Yu • Wang Jin • Xu Bing • Yin Xiuzhen • Zhan Wang • Zhang Huan • Zhang Yu • Zhu Jinshi

In Chicago, The Allure of Matter will be co-presented at:

Smart Museum of Art
The University of Chicago
5550 S Greenwood Ave
Chicago, IL 60637

Wrightwood 659
659 W Wrightwood Ave
Chicago, IL 60614

Image courtesy of the event organizer.

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