'21st Century: Art in the First Decade' is an exhibition, publication, blog and series of public programs at the Queensland Art Gallery l Gallery of Modern Art that explore the art of the past ten years. As an expanded platform for the exhibition, the '21st Century Blog' functions as a source book of reference material and contributions provided by artists, curators and writers.Read more
[UTOPIA] China, a country with a five-thousand-year-old history, looks back with pride over its cultural achievements. Yet as a consequence of unbridled growth in the past two decades, China has undergone extraordinary destruction – both material (buildings) and immaterial (ideas). In their striving for success and wealth, the highest goals in Chinese society today, people are developing a rampant yearning for happiness and recognition. There have been corresponding changes of a dramatic nature in the urban and mental landscape.
Wang Qingsong ‘Utopia’ in European Photography vol.24, no.73-74, 2003, p. 56-63.