The Fear of Art

The Center for Public Scholarship is pleased to present the 32nd Social Research conference, "The Fear of Art," on Thursday and Friday, February 12 and 13, 2015, at The New School in New York City. World-renown Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei will be the keynote speaker for the event, which brings artists, activists and scholars together to discuss the history of art censorship and the role of artists as collaborators and rebels. On Thursday, Weiwei, an outspoken critic of the Chinese government, will deliver his speech via a video he created especially for the conference with gallery director Ethan Cohen. (He is unable to attend the event in person as Chinese authorities forbid him f

LAN ZHENGHUI: re-thINK | SinoVision English Channel

Ethan Cohen New York is currently presenting Lan Zhenghui: re-thINK featuring Beijing-based artist Lan Zhenghui. Occupying the aesthetic confluence between traditional Chinese ink painting and western abstract expressionism, Lan’s work reinvents both. SinoVision Journal reporter Jane Stone went to the opening and brings you the story.

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