Works by the Artists of the Collective Eshibition of Macao Visual Arts 2020
Among a variety of artistic and cultural events organized by the Cultural Affairs Bureau, "Collective Exhibition of Macao Visual Arts" plays a distinctive role. As an exhibition platform for local artists and art enthusiasts, a bridge of "meeting friends for art appreciation and exchanges" and an important access to approach contemporary arts in Macao, this exhibition is indispensable for promoting the development of local visual arts.
We called for entries for "Collective Exhibition of Macao Visual Arts", over 300 pieces (sets) of artworks were collected, which covered oil painting, watercolor, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, photography, video, installation, animation interactive installation and other cross-media creations. The age of participants ranged from 10 to 73, and artworks from the youth group accounted for approximately one third of the total collection. The jury comprised artistic experts and scholars from Macao, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and Taiwan. After rigorous evaluation from the quality, connotation, creativeness and skill of the entries, our jury members finally selected 79 pieces (sets) of award-winning and short-listed artworks.
Review of Culture, International edition, no. 65 (RCI)
This issue of Review of Culture presents a series of articles about the Jesuit missionary method of the 17th and 18th centuries, the evidence of Roman Catholic competitive dominance over Chinese religious sites in Macao during the period of Portuguese maritime expansion in East Asia and the trajectory of Protestant Christianity in Macao.
A Room with a View - Baptiste Rabichon Photography Exhibition
This catalogue features 41 pieces/ set of artworks of “A Room with a View - Baptiste Rabichon Photography Exhibition”. He creates his works with a technique that combines traditional and innovative elements including analogue photography, digital images and projections of various objects from daily life. Rabichon’s creations that introduce the contemporary expressions of photography and invite viewers to explore further possibilities in artistic creation.
Review of Culture, International edition, no. 64 (RCI)
This issuepresents nine contributions originated in the first Lisbon-Macao Philosophy Symposium that took place at the University of Lisbon in 2019. This conference was intended to foster Luso-Chinese exchange in the area of philosophy, dedicated to the theme “Philosophical Encounters between the Lusophone-and the Chinese-speaking World as a Bridge between East and West”.
Stately Demeanour: Costumes of Qing Emperors and Empresses from the Collection of the Palace Museum
The clothing culture of the Qing emperors and empresses embodies the Chinese nation’s ritual and etiquette system, religious beliefs, traditions and customs developed over thousands of years. The hardcover catalogue Stately Demeanour: Costumes of Qing Emperors and Empresses from the Collection of the Palace Museum contains images of all items showcased in the exhibition. The catalogue presents a total of 87 pieces (sets) of artefacts in five sections: official costumes, festive costumes, regular costumes, travel and military costumes, and leisure costumes.
Review of Culture, International edition, no. 63 (RCI)
This edition portrays the artistic variety of Macao, its internationalization and trends, featuring the urban histories of Macao and Hong Kong, and the presence of Confucius in the Portuguese culture, among other topics.
Rebirth in the Spring Breeze: Art Exhibition of He Duoling
He Duoling is one of the best oil painting artists in China in the contemporary era. The Rebirth in the Spring Breeze: Art Exhibition of He Duoling showcases 48 pieces/sets of sketches and oil paintings which cover various periods of He's artistic pursuit, including his new works in 2019. From these exhibits, visitors will catch a glimpse of his artistic development and feel his vigorous and endless creativity.
Wandering across the Landscape - Collection of the Macao Museum of Art
This paperback catalogue contains images of all items showcased in the exhibition ‘Wandering across the Landscape: Collection of the Macao Museum of Art’ as well as relevant articles.
The catalogue features over 160 items in the collection, which were created by foreign artists between the 17th and the 21th centuries to represent the landscape of Macao, and comprises three sections: ‘Topographical Images: Prints from the 17th to the 19th Centuries’, ‘Chinnery’s Shadow: The Artist, His Companions and Students’ and ‘Traces of Modern Art: Works from the 20th to the 21st Centuries’. The catalogue brings together the artistic footprints left in Macao by artists from different regions, from paintings made by painters of Western diplomatic corps and travelling artists in earlier times to oil paintings, ink paintings, prints, sculptures and video installations produced by foreign artists in the 21st century with a modernist or contemporary touch.
Catalogue of “Xian Xinghai Memorial Museum”
Xian Xinghai was a great “people’s musician” in modern Chinese history, whose belongings are mostly collected in the Chinese National Academy of Arts. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Macao’s Handover to China, the Xian Xinghai Memorial Museum borrowed some of the belongings for exhibition in Macao. This array of exhibits is now illustrated in this book in Chinese, Portuguese and English, including his certificates, diaries, letters, manuscripts, violins and clothes, through which the public is expected to better understand his life and artistic achievements.