Stars 40 years, Stars are forever Stars. Whether day or night, black sky or white nights, the Stars always shine in the sky. They can be very far but they always emit their own light.– Wang Keping
On the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of one of the pivotal events in Chinese art history, the 1979 STARS EXHIBITION (星星美展), 10 Chancery Lane Gallery presents a celebration in 3-parts with 3 exhibitions by the main leaders and protagonists Wang Keping, Ma Desheng and Huang Rui throughout the year of 2019. With a special STARS Kabinett at ART BASEL Hong Kong dedicated to the art and ideas that highlight the event as a turning point for artists across China that opened the doors towards free artistic expression liberated from the confines of communist orthodoxy. The first exhibition at 10 Chancery Lane Gallery will feature sculptor Wang Keping who will premier his latest works of wood sculptures at 10 Chancery Lane Gallery in an exhibition entitled STARS WILL FOREVER BE STARS by WANG KEPING and Art Basel HK showing recent works along with a rare glimpse of his controversial STARS EXHIBITION work SILENCE.