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Announcement Launch

January 11, 2011

Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art is pleased to announce the launch of Since 2002, Yishu has published more than 500 artist features, interviews, panel discussions, and exhibition reviews, and all are now available on-line. The Web site features efficient access to all texts through a search function with an extensive choice of keywords.

On the new Web site, you can also subscribe to Yishu in either hard copy or downloadable form. In addition, limited edition prints exclusive to Yishu by Xu Bing, Ding Yi, RongRong & Inri, Wang Guangyi, Wei Guangqing, Yan Lei & Hong Hao, and Zhong Biao are available for purchase.

Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art is among the most respected publications specializing in this field of contemporary art. Yishu offers a platform for a wide range of voices telling the story of contemporary Chinese art from a diversity of perspectives, and providing dialogue and debate around current visual art forms within an expanded understanding of contemporary Chinese art. Its high standard of critical writing by thinkers from around the world presents ideas that communicate across cultures. Yishuis edited in Vancouver, Canada and published in Taipei, Taiwan by Art & Collection Group Ltd.

The January/February 2011 issue of Yishu is available now and includes:

• Pauline Yao—What Goes Around Comes Around: Taking a Spin Around the 2010 Taipei Biennial

• Xhingyu Chen—The 8th Shanghai Biennale: Rehearsal

• Robin Peckham—Big, Small, and Potential: Chinese Art in Spaces and Places

• Stephanie Bailey—GraphicAirlines: Going Back to Basics in the 21st Century Metropolis

• Stephanie Bailey—Start From Zero: The Street Revolution in Hong Kong

• Chunyee Li—An Interview with Asia Art Archive: The Research Project Materials of the Future: Documenting Contemporary Chinese Art from 1980–1990

• Paul Gladston—Lost in Translation: Contemporary Chinese Art and the Waning of Criticality

• Alice Schmatzberger—How Three Begets Many Things: RongRong & inri and the Three Shadows Photography Art Centre

• Voon Pow Bartlett—The Harmonization of Ai Weiwei

• Jonathan Goodman—Cui Fei at The Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse University

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