NEW YORK, 09/09/09 - Art Next Gallery is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of Anton Skorubsky Kandinsky entitled “China-ism”. The exhibition will be held from October 1 to October 31 at Art Next Gallery, located at 530 West 25th Street, 3rd Floor. The China-ism exhibition presents a series of paintings and two installations on the subject of Contemporary Chinese Art including Culture, Politics and Economy that inspired a non-Chinese artist, Anton Skorubsky Kandinsky, who lives and works in New York. If contemporary China had become a locomotive that drives the World economy, then Contemporary Chinese art became “the new Hermes” for today’s art world. Anton S. Kandinsky asserts that the world was introduced to “China-ism” by Andy Warhol, who in 1972 created a large size pop-art portrait of Mao Zedong. This was the entry point for Chinese symbols and iconic figures to establish a strong presence at the contemporary art scene. Today one can find presence of these symbols at a growing number in art galleries, art museums and art auctions, where Chinese Contemporary art remains firmly attractive to art collectors. “China-ism” has become a ubiquitous landscape. But how should the Western viewer interpret it? Is the rise of Chinese art establishing itself as a “savior” of the world’s creativeness or is it just a hopeful “myth” for contemporary art? To answer these questions we just need to wait and see. Anton Skorubsky Kandinsky is known for his “Gemism” paintings, works inspired by and decorated with gem stones. A movement founded by the artist in New York in 2004, Gemism, consists of realistic images of gemstones that are intermingled with flags, ideograms, political figures and celebrities mixed with symbolism from China, the former Soviet Union and American pop culture. Art Next Gallery is dedicated to creating an East-West discourse by spotlighting the greatest artistic talents ascending across Asia and emerging here in New York. By featuring both emerging and established artists from Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul, Tokyo, and New York, Art Next offers the Chelsea gallery community a unique confluence of cross-cultural vitality, shifting perspectives, and the newest voices of artistic identity. Art Next Gallery, located in the heart of Chelsea, functions as a gallery and event venue for artists, auctions, and various private events. China-ism exhibition is curated by David Rong and Alex Demko. For additional information, please contact Gallery Director, David Rong at 212-206-1668 or for up to date information please visit


纽约后世纪画廊隆重推出波普中国系列一: 中国风(China-ism) 如果说当代中国的经济已经成了世界经济的火车头,那么当代中国艺术,或者说“当代中国”的艺术无疑将是或者已经是当代世界艺术的最后一粒“伟哥”。安迪.沃荷1972年将毛泽东的巨幅画像波普艺术化,以毛泽东艺术造型为标志的当代艺术的中国风(China-ism)开始正式进入世界艺术舞台,随着上个世纪九十年代末到本世纪初,当代中国艺术在世界艺术舞台的频频亮相以及在世界各地重要拍卖行的天价竞拍,这已经成为当代世界艺术最为火爆的场景。 中国风(China—ism)已经成为一道无处不在的风景线,如何解读中国?中国的崛起是我们这个日益堕落的世界的“救星”,或者只是当代艺术虚构的一个“神话”?我们需要拭目以待。由David Rong, Alex Demko担任策展人,纽约后世纪画廊隆重推出安东.康定斯基的个展:中国风(China—ism)系列作品可以说是当代艺术界首次呈现对当代中国的艺术解读,这将是当代世界艺术重新书写历史的开始,也是我们人类对自身生存状态的重新审视。 [中国风]展览时间:10月1日至31日,2009年 开幕酒会:10月1日,下午6时至8时 纽约后世纪画廊地点: ArtNextGallery 530 W 25th St.3rd Fl. New York, NY 10001 画廊开放时间:星期二至星期六,上午10时至下午6时。 联系电话Tel. 212-206-1668 或网上查询