The 10 best works of Shanghai’s West Bund Art Fair 2019

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Shanghai, 2019

Published: November 9, 2019

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West Bund Art & Design

West Bund Art & Design fair shows modern and contemporary art in Shanghai. Well-known local artist Zhou Tiehai, previously director of the Minsheng Art Museum in Shanghai, established it in 2014.

Now, West Bund is one of the major Asian fairs, hosting more than 100 galleries from Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Along with numerous exhibitions and events by museums and galleries, every November attracts art lovers from all over the world to Shanghai.

The fair takes place in the former Shanghai Aircraft Manufacturing Factory, located at the Xuhui Waterfront. Long Museum, Yuz Museum, and Tank, all prominent contemporary art museums, are located within the vicinity of the fair.

Works

Chung Sang-Hwa
Chung Sang-Hwa - Untitled 90-5-20, 1990, acrylic on canvas, 260 x 194 cm, Kukje Gallery

Chung Sang-Hwa – Untitled 90-5-20, 1990, acrylic on canvas, 260 x 194 cm, Kukje Gallery

Chung Sang-Hwa - Untitled 90-5-20, 1990, acrylic on canvas, 260 x 194 cm, Kukje Gallery

Detail of Chung Sang-Hwa – Untitled 90-5-20, 1990, acrylic on canvas, 260 x 194 cm, Kukje Gallery

Ha Chong-Hyun
Ha Chong-Hyun - Conjunction 19-14, 2019, oil on hemp cloth, 146 x 112 cm )57 1/2 x 44 1/8 in), Almine Rech

Ha Chong-Hyun – Conjunction 19-14, 2019, oil on hemp cloth, 146 x 112 cm (57 1/2 x 44 1/8 in), Almine Rech

Ha Chong-Hyun - Conjunction 19-14, 2019, oil on hemp cloth, 146 x 112 cm )57 1/2 x 44 1/8 in), Almine Rech

Detail of Ha Chong-Hyun – Conjunction 19-14, 2019, oil on hemp cloth, 146 x 112 cm (57 1/2 x 44 1/8 in), Almine Rech

Marina Abramovic
Marina Abramovic - Ecstasy II (A) (from the series With Eyes Closed I See Happiness), 2012, Fine art pigment print, 180 x 80 cm, 70 7/8 x 31 1/2 in, Galerie Krinzinger

Marina Abramovic – Ecstasy II (A) (from the series With Eyes Closed I See Happiness), 2012, Fine art pigment print, 180 x 80 cm, 70 7/8 x 31 1/2 in, Galerie Krinzinger

Marina Abramovic - Ecstasy II (A) (from the series With Eyes Closed I See Happiness), 2012, Fine art pigment print, 180 x 80 cm, 70 7/8 x 31 1/2 in, Galerie Krinzinger

Marina Abramovic – Ecstasy II (A) (from the series With Eyes Closed I See Happiness), 2012, Fine art pigment print, 180 x 80 cm, 70 7/8 x 31 1/2 in, Galerie Krinzinger

Nam June Paik
Nam June Paik - TV Buddha, 2002, Bronze, paint, television monitor, closed-circuit video camera, tripod, transformer, adaptors, television:video cable and extension cords

Nam June Paik – TV Buddha, 2002, Bronze, paint, television monitor, closed-circuit video camera, tripod, transformer, adaptors, television, video cable and extension cords, 57.2 x 124,5 x 34.3 cm (22 1/2 x 49 x 13 1/2 in.), Gagosian

Park Seo-Bo
Park Seo-Bo - Ecriture No. 080704, 2008, mixed media with Korean hanji paper on canvas, 165 x 260 cm, Kukje Gallery

Park Seo-Bo – Ecriture No. 080704, 2008, mixed media with Korean hanji paper on canvas, 165 x 260 cm, Kukje Gallery

Park Seo-Bo - Ecriture No. 080704, 2008, mixed media with Korean hanji paper on canvas, 165 x 260 cm, Kukje Gallery

Detail of Park Seo-Bo – Ecriture No. 080704, 2008, mixed media with Korean hanji paper on canvas, 165 x 260 cm, Kukje Gallery

Park Seo-Bo - Ecriture No. 080704, 2008, mixed media with Korean hanji paper on canvas, 165 x 260 cm, Kukje Gallery

Detail of Park Seo-Bo – Ecriture No. 080704, 2008, mixed media with Korean hanji paper on canvas, 165 x 260 cm, Kukje Gallery

Peter Halley
Peter Halley - Close, 2019, acrylic, fluorescent acrylic, and Roll-A-Tex on canvas, 198.1 x 203.2 cm (78 x 80 in), Almine Rech

Peter Halley – Close, 2019, acrylic, fluorescent acrylic, and Roll-A-Tex on canvas, 198.1 x 203.2 cm (78 x 80 in), Almine Rech

Song Dong
Song Dong - Usefulness of Uselessness - Varied Window No.14, 2018, old wooden windows, mirror, mirror panel, glass, 146.5 x 131.5 cm

Song Dong – Usefulness of Uselessness – Varied Window No.14, 2018, old wooden windows, mirror, mirror panel, glass, 146.5 x 131.5 cm (57-11/16 in x 51-3/4 in), Pace Gallery

Ugo Rondinone
Ugo Rondinone - zweiteraprilzweitausendundsiebzehn, 2017, oil on burlap, 341 x 401 cm

Ugo Rondinone – zweiteraprilzweitausendundsiebzehn, 2017, oil on burlap, 341 x 401 cm, Esther Schipper

Yan Lei
Yan Lei - Untitled, 2019, diameter 180 cm, acrylic on canvas, Boers-Li Gallery

Yan Lei – Untitled, 2019, diameter 180 cm, acrylic on canvas, Boers-Li Gallery

Yeesookyung
Yeesookyung - Translated vase_2018 TVW 5, 2018, Massimo De Carlo

Yeesookyung – Translated Vase_2018 TVW 5, 2018, Massimo De Carlo

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