NEWS / XUE SONG

Contemporary Art Represents the Spirit of Today

Video
Xue Song
In this video, we take an in-depth look into Xue Song’s career as a Chinese contemporary artist, covering his journey from his hometown of Dangshan, Anhui to the metropolitan city of Shanghai, his interest in Chinese history and contemporary culture, his wide range of subject matter, and the initial fire that sparked his inspiration for the iconic style of burnt collage that he is known for today.
Video Still from Trans-Figuration. Video: Courtesy of Li Youyou

Trans-Figuration – Guangdong Museum of Art

Museum Exhibition
Xue Song
Trans-Figuration by Xue Song is on view at the Guangdong Museum of Art from March 26 to April 20, 2022. The exhibition title is inspired by the term “transfiguration” in Buddhist art, which can be applied to understand Xue Song’s appropriation of ready-made images.
Installation View, Guangdong Museum of Art. Photo: Courtesy of Xue Song

Pop, Fashion, Currents – TEDx Talks

Video
Xue Song
The confrontation of one’s identity in terms of history, society, and culture has been an integral theme in the art of Xue Song, and was explored in the artist’s TED Talk on Oct 21, 2021 organized by TEDxHangzhouED.
Video Still from The Zeitgeist © TEDx Talks

ArtReview

News
Xue Song
In contemporary art magazine ArtReview’s coverage of the upcoming Art Taipei 2021 art fair, Xue Song’s mixed-media collage New Heights was prominently featured as both the article’s cover and content image.
Xue Song, New Heights, 2020 © Xue Song

China DNA – Powerlong Museum

Museum Exhibition
Xue Song
China DNA – Xue Song 2020 is on view at the Powerlong Museum, Shanghai from November 2 through December 4, 2020. The large-scale retrospective continues the success and legacy from Xue Song’s solo exhibition at the Long Museum, Shanghai in 2019.
Installation View, Powerlong Museum, Shanghai. Photo: Courtesy of Li Youyou

Crown Magazine No. 794

Feature
Xue Song
The cover of the upcoming April 2020 issue of Taiwan’s Crown Magazine features Xue Song’s 2018 painting, Return Peacefully After Success – Poetry by Feng Zikai.
Crown Magazine, April 2020, No. 794 © Crown

Robb Report No. 143

Commission
Xue Song
The cover of Robb Report Lifestyle China’s October 2019 edition features a collaboration between Chopard’s new sport-chic timepiece, Alpine Eagle, and artist Xue Song’s eponymously titled painting.
Xue Song with Alpine Eagle © Robb Report. Photo: Courtesy of Xue Song

Porsche Taycan

Commission
Xue Song
On June 2, Porsche’s first electric sports car, the Taycan, was officially released in Shanghai, in collaboration with the Chinese contemporary artist Xue Song.
Porsche Taycan 2019 © Porsche

Collection by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Honor
Xue Song
During the Ink Asia 2017 art fair, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston made a decision to include Xue Song’s painting, Spring Colors, 2013, as part of the Museum’s permanent collection.
Timothy Chang, Art Director of Loftyart, with Nancy Berliner, Senior Curator of Chinese Art, MFA, Boston. Photo: R. Chang

Blueair Air Purifiers

Commission
Xue Song
This year in 2017, Sweden’s leading air purifier company Blueair is entering the Chinese market, and inviting artist Xue Song to act as spokesperson, and to custom design the front panels of their three top purifier models.
Xue Song’s custom designed air purifiers © Blueair. Photo: Courtesy of Xue Song

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