Memory and Contemporaneity —
China Art Today
Forbidden City is one the greatest heritage of China’s history, acting as source of inspiration for modern Chinese people. The curators Gianfranco Maraniello, Davide Rampello, Wang Yamin and Sun Jianjun invited 18 artists, used to explore the values of China, to reflect about relationship between cult of memory and contemporary art throughout their works. Additionally, Italian designers have been called to think about the fruition of Chinese art worldwide. The exhibition is a summary of painting, sculptures, installations, films and devices creating a mapping of Beijing, focusing on how archetypical expressions influenced current art practices.