Passengers on board Flight MH370 included a group of 30 Chinese artists, family members and art employees who had attended a three-day painting and calligraphy exhibition where the artists' work was displayed.
In an era dominated by modern art and abstractionism, artist Jia Guangjian, 50, grounds his work in ancient Chinese philosophy and seeks new ways to make traditional painting techniques relevant in today's society.
Passengers on board Flight MH370 included a group of 30 Chinese artists, family members and staffers who had attended a three-day painting and calligraphy exhibition at which the artists' work was displayed.
Three years ago, while pursuing his studies in the United Kingdom, Taiwan photographer Hsu Shengyuan watched a silent video in class, I'm Too Sad to Tell You, by Dutch conceptual artist Bas Jan Ader. He was struck by the video, which consists of the artist crying in front of a camera.
The performance art piece titled "In Orbit," consists of a 25-foot wheel made from wood, steel, and furniture, and is home for artists Ward Shelley, top, and Alex Schweder, bottom, for 10 days at the Boiler gallery in Brooklyn.