Du Xiyun, a famous curator. Born in 1978.Graduated in 2000 from Oil Painting Department of the Academy of Fine Arts of Shaanxi Normal University with Bachelor’s degree,graduated in 2006 from Art History Department of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute with MA degree.
A keen, accurate eye for visual artwork and the emphasis on historical and societal background are his distinctive characteristics. He has curated numerous large contemporary art exhibitions and many trenchant articles which have been widely disseminated. Not only was he previously in charge of professional magazines such as Art Focus, ARTTIME, but he also initiated and organized the “Chinese Contemporary Art: Golden Palm · Golden Razzies Awards”. In recent years, Mr. Du also serves as the chief writer of the art column of Chengdu Business Daily and is a contributor of China Dialogue.
He pays attention to evaluating Chinese contemporary art in the context of global vision and modern civilization, as well as defining culture in the framework of political economy.