New Model Village

Cui Jie

Accompanying Cui Jie’s solo exhibition ‘New Model Village’ at Focal Point Gallery, this publication presents an international view of the pioneering modernist architecture and art of Essex through newly commissioned paintings and prints, linking practices to the worker towns and villages of Shanghai.

Including images of new works and installation views, archival material, essays by Wenny Teo, Senior Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary Art at The Courtauld, London; and Zhou Jianjia, founding partner and principal architect of YeArch Studio (YEAS), and an interview between Cui Jie and Katharine Stout, Director of Focal Point Gallery, this publication documents Cui Jie’s first solo institutional show outside of China.

Published on occasion of ‘New Model Village’, a solo exhibition by Cui Jie, 5 Mar -12 Jun 2022, Focal Point Gallery, Essex.

English and Chinese text.

As featured in the Guardian. To visit the article, please click here.

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