Presently located in a Bauhaus style industrial building in 798 Art Zone, Star Gallery has been seeking and nurturing the young talents for China since its establishment in 2005. Over the past decade, it has developed to home to a more diversified stable of artists in terms of ages and nationalities. With the artistic value as its primary pursuit, Star Gallery is committed to present the one of a kind regional cultural landscape of this era through various activities like exhibiting and publishing, etc, whereby to grow with its artists and collectors in the emerging art market of China.
Liu Heung Shing : Spring Breeze
20.03.19 - 18.05.19
Pulitzer-prize-winning photojournalist Liu Heung Shing, narrated two of the most momentous stories of the 20th century: the rise of China and the collapse of the Soviet Union, with his most iconic photographs. As a photographer, Liu’s philosophy is to explore, unravel and reveal the complexity of grand narratives, its flaws, frailty, and the misnomers & duplicity at work within, through the impact it has upon ordinary people and social mien.
In 1983, Liu’s photo book “China After Mao” was published by Penguin Books, prompting Newsweek to describe him as “the Henri Cartier-Bresson of China.” All works in “Spring Breeze” are selected from this milestone publication, focusing mostly on the activities of the ordinary people
To mark the first exhibition of Star Gallery's return to the 798 Art Zone, Liu Heung Shing's solo show “Spring Breeze” will be held during Gallery Weekend Beijing 2019.
798 Art Zone, Chaoyang District, Beijing