Ava Hsueh, Between Grafting, 2018. Acrylic on canvas, 162 x 195 cm, diptych. Courtesy of the Artist and Tina Keng Gallery.

2019 exhibitor list and fair highlights

JINGART

May 30–June 2, 2019
May 13, 2019
Beijing Exhibition Center
No.135 Xizhimen Outer Street
Beijing
China

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From May 30 to June 2, 2019, the second edition of JINGART will return to Beijing with an extraordinary breadth of artwork on view for collectors and art lovers of all levels. A stellar roster of 41 exhibitors will gather under the dome of Beijing Exhibition Center and features museum-quality works of art and design of different eras and genres.  

Exhibitors
41 exhibitors from 34 cities and regions will participate in this year’s JINGART. Alongside 19 returning galleries, 22 new exhibitors including Artify Gallery (Hong Kong), Asia Art Center (Beijing), Beijing Commune (Beijing), Caissa Besseiche (Asia) Art Centre (Beijing), Galleria Continua (San Gimignano), EGG Gallery (Beijing), Feefan's Art (Beijing), Feng.J Haute Joaillerie (Shanghai), Barry Friedman Ltd.(New York), Gallery Kogure (Tokyo), Ciga Long Jewelry (Beijing), One Way Art Gallery (Beijing), Opera Gallery (Hong Kong), Ota Fine Arts (Tokyo), Pace Gallery (New York), Ping Art Space (Taipei), Enamel Shi (Shanghai), Soka Art (Beijing), Tong Gallery+Projects (Beijing), AC Cube (Chengdu), Botero In China (Shanghai), Jiang Jia Ban (Xiamen) will also take part in the fair. Highlights include:

Thematic Presentations of Modern and Contemporary Art
JINGART will feature carefully curated booths by exhibitors from China and abroad. David Zwirner will showcase a selection of blue-chip masterpieces including works by Josef Albers, Alice Neel, Francis Alÿs, Diana Thater and Stan Douglas. Pace Gallery will present recent works by Lee Kun-Yong, Richard Tuttle and Xiaoyu as well as works by Irving Penn from 1950s. Whitestone Gallery features accomplished Japanese artists including Yayoyi Kusama, Yoshitomo Nara, Jiro Yoshihara, Kazuo Shiraga, etc.

Soka Art exhibition highlights beautiful landscapes and still lifes by 20th-century master painters Zhou Bichu, Sha Qi, Liu Rongfu and Zhao Shou. Eslite Gallery presents paintings and drawings by Lalan, Sanyu and Hsia Yan, and sculptures by Hsiung Ping-Ming from 1900s.

The fair also features Contemporary Ink, highlighting artists who played pioneering roles in the realm. A Thousand Plateaus Art Space introduces Wang Chuan, an active figure in “85 New Wave Movement” and his recent abstract ink works. Artify Gallery brings four artists, Sarah Tse, Lin Ya Han, Kan Chi Hung and Evan Wu who depict binary opposites in their way through ink paintings.

Solo Presentation
Exhibitors at JINGART showcase ambitious solo exhibitions of outstanding artists. Hauser & Wirth presents a solo exhibition of Gutai master Takashi Matsutani, exploring his unique visual language of form and materials.  Galerie Perrotin features Korean artists Kim Chong Hak, who is known for depicting scenes of Seorak Mountain and flowers through means of vehement brushstrokes, vigorous compositions and vibrant colors. Lin & Lin gallery showcases a solo by Xinjiang born artist Zhao Zhao, a significant figure among the young Post-80s generation of contemporary Chinese artists. Botero in Asia continues to spread the legacy of Master Fernando Botero by showing a collection of his paintings at JINGART.

Design and Decorative Arts
Highlights of 2019 JINGART also include diverse presentations of design and fine jewelry exhibitions. New York dealer Barry Friedman introduces to the Chinese market furniture, sculptures, and works on paper made by great masters who has been active in Paris from 1880 to 1940. Focusing on design of contemporary era, Gallery All brings large-scale works by Human Since 1982, Anotherview, Zhipeng Tan, and Yan Lei.   

Additionally, Jiang Jia Ban brings a series of Buddha statues that fuses traditional Han style of making Buddha with elements of modern design. Enamel Shi will present a series of works that combine traditional craft with contemporary art. Chinese jewelry designer Feng. J brings her recent haute joaillerie design to JINGART.

Fair Schedule (GMT+8)
Collectors preview: Thursday, May 30, 2–8pm / Friday, May 31, 1–8pm (by invitation only)
Public day: June 1–2, 11am–5pm

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