Emilia Philippot: “Observing Picasso’s work allows us to follow the path of a man of his century, and to witness the birth of modern art”
Picasso specialist and the Head of Collections at the Musée national Picasso-Paris, Emilia Philippot curated the “Picasso – Birth of a genius” exhibition co-organized by Doors.
Cao Fei: “I believe different kinds of feelings have to find their own media”
Cao Fei is one of the most celebrated Chinese artists working today. Doors met her on the occasion of her exhibition “Cao Fei: HX” at the Centre Pompidou.
10 Chinese Photographers To Watch in 2019
Aged between 22 and 38, the ten nominees of the Jimei x Arles Discovery Award 2018 are a mirror on today’s China, with their focus on topics including the couple, intimacy, gender identities, self-representation, collective memory, public and private urban space, media and social networks, mass production and consumption, globalized exchanges…
Lei Lei: “The spectator should be the one to gain rights, not the artist.”
With video collage of images taken from photo albums and old magazines, Lei Lei won in 2018 the Jimei x Arles Discovery Award without touching a camera. Doors met him before his exhibition in Arles International Photo festival.
Pixy Liao: “I make art based on my feelings growing up as a girl in China, and on how I feel as a woman in today’s world.”
Winner of the 2018 Jimei x Arles – Madame Figaro Women Photographers Award, Pixy Liao’s artworks question with humor the conventions and stereotypes around womanhood and relationships.
Ruben Lundgren: “I am a fan of exhibitions that feel not so pretentious and can be understood by both the common visitor and the photography elite.”
Ruben Lundgren is a Dutch photographer, editor, curator and collector based in Beijing. His work has been rewarded by numerous awards both in China and Europe.