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China Daily (Canada) - - LIFE -

Deco­rum is an ex­hi­bi­tion of car­pets and ta­pes­tries by artists. Jointly hosted by Power House of Art Shang­hai andMusee d’artModerne in Paris, France, it show­cases more than 100 pieces from the 6th century. Cu­ra­tors Gong Yan and Anne Dressen high­light im­por­tant art move­ments in the de­vel­op­ment of ta­pes­try as a me­dia for art. China’s first in­sti­tute for fiber art was es­tab­lished in the 1980s, and its cre­ations are among the ex­hibits. Artists, aca­demics and crit­ics have been sched­uled to host a se­ries of work­shops and lec­tures, in­tro­duc­ing one about “fiber art” and its pos­si­bil­i­ties. 9 am-5 pm, Tues-Sun, April 26-July 13. Power House of Art Shang­hai, 2F, 200Huayuan­gang Lu (Road), Shang­hai. 021-3110-8550.

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