John Moores Painting Prize (China) Forum
Host: Ling Min
Online Guests: Caroline Wilkinson, Allison Katz, Caragh Thuring
Onsite Guests: Li Qiangqiang, Li Qing, Tan Bide, Yang Wei, Wang Weilong
Date: Jan. 23, 2021
Venue: Multimedia Hall (1F), Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum
.For the public health, the event requires real-name registration.
.Please bring your ID and wait in line at the admission.
.Before your entrance, you should get your temperature measured and register your information.
.Please wear a face mask the whole time during your visit. If you are experiencing a fever, cough, or short of breath, please understand that admission will not be granted.
.Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the event.
Since its opening on December 18, 2020, the 2020 John Moores Painting Prize (China) Exhibition has attracted numerous art lovers to Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum. The exhibition was curated by the prestigious artist Ding Yi. Out of 3,166 entries of the 2020 John Moores Painting Prize (China), 88 were selected by the jury as the important paradigms of China’s contemporary paintings. The jury of this competition is made up of internationally famous artists, including Zhang Xiaogang (China), Zhang Peili (China), Sarah Morris (USA), Caragh Thuring (UK), and Allison Katz (Canada).
On January 23, the John Moores Painting Prize (China) Forum is held via video calls. We invite two judegs of the prize, Caragh Thuring and Allison Katz, and Professor Caroline Wilkinson from Liverpool John Moores University, and five winning Chinese artists (Li Qiangqiang, Li Qing, Tan Bide, Wang Longwei, Yang Wei) to talk about “The Future of Contemporary Painting in China.”
This forum invites each artists to share their artistic perspectives, which lays out the background for the later critics and reviews on the future of China’s contemporary paintings. As the John Moores Painting (China) Prize applies anonymous reviewing process and strives to gurantee fairness, integrity, and openess in accordance with its mission, each John Moores Painting Prize (China) Exhibition serves as a cross section view of contemporary painting. We are proud to say that John Moores Painting Prize (China) is more sensitive to the newest trends of painting than the other painting prizes in China. Therefore, we sincerely invite you to join this forum.
01. Ms. Ling Min, the member of John Moores Painting Prize Trust, introduces the guests and the John Moores Painting (China) Prize Exhibition
02.The five winning Chinese artists deliver individual presentations about their works
03. The two judges of the 2020 JMPP (China), Caragh Thuring and Allison Katz review the awarded artworks and conduct a Q&A session
04. Professor Caroline Willkinson from the School of Art and Design, Liverpool John Moores University makes a general review
05. Q&A with the audience