• Current Exhibition

    Tang Yongxiang Solo Exhibition

    Artist: Tang Yongxiang

    Date: Sept. 2 - Oct. 15, 2017

    Tang Yongxiang employs a rigorous approach to a set of questions connected to his individual practice including - positive and negative space, concealment and elaboration, contour and form, collage and depth, narrative and anti-narrative - the possibilities of painting are coaxed onto the canvas from out of these relationships. Working with these issues, his practice deals with questions related to the determinacy of a given rule, looking to move from a simple cause and effect relationship to yield further elements of chance and contingency for the painter.The artist relies...
  • Past Exhibition

    The Ecdysiast

    Artist: Yao Qingmei

    Date: Jul. 7 - Aug. 20, 2017

    Magician Space is pleased to present The Ecdysiast, a second solo exhibition with the gallery by Paris-based artist Yao Qingmei. The exhibition will debut a new installation, marking for the first time a commission of work produced by the artist in China. In the new work, Yao employs the apparatus of a security checkpoint as inspiration to create an absurd and satirical setting within the gallery. The installation is partitioned into three areas across the exhibition building: custom-made stanchions delineate a path from the entryway into the exhibition; an ‘x-ray machine’...