Short Cuts

In the best tradition of the photographic genre in which a photographer observes an artist at work, - we can think of Brassai’s Picasso, Henri Cartier-Bresson’s Matisse, and most recently David Dawson’s Lucian Freud -, Thomas Fuesser, over the last twenty years has been photographing artists such as Ding Yi, Zhang Peili, Feng Mengbo, Wu Shanzhuan, Ai Weiwei, Zhou Tiehai, Zeng Fanzhi, and others.

Hans van Dijk 5000 Names

The UCCA presentation of “Hans van Dijk: 5000 Names” is sponsored by Dior and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Beijing. Research support for Marianne Brouwer was provided by the Mondriaan Fund. With a number of stakeholders including curators, dealers as well as artists (aka Ai Weiwei) invested in (and sadly competing over) the legacy of late Hans van Dijk (who passed away in 2002 in Beijing), this exhibition in two parts has been an eye-opener in terms of the very difficult task of paying homage to a very humble man.

Stolen treasures from modern China

ShanghART Gallery in Shanghai and Beijing 2009. “Stolen treasures from modern China” A Group show with works from Zhou Tiehai, Andy Hall, Chris Gill and Thomas Fuesser.