New art from China: Outside the Lines in New York – in pictures


RH Contemporary Art gallery in New York shows new and never-before-seen works by 12 Chinese artists in ‘Outside the Lines: New Art from China’.

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Landmark contemporary ink exhibition at New York’s MET – picture feast


The MET’s “Ink Art: Past and Present in Contemporary China”, which opened on 11 December, is the latest exhibition to focus on works influenced by ink painting, calligraphy and literati aesthetics this year.

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“Modest by international standards”: Sotheby’s inaugural China mainland sale receives measured reactions


Sotheby’s first auction in mainland China, the Modern and Contemporary Art sale on 1 December in Beijing, saw healthy overall bidding, selling 82 percent of lots and setting a new record for Chinese grandmaster Zao Wou-ki.

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Contemporary ink: Chinese art’s next big splash? Gallerists react to Sotheby’s October 2013


Following the success of Sotheby’s ‘Contemporary Literati: Early Ink Masters’, leading gallerists Alice and Daphne King from Alisan Fine Arts and Fred Scholle from Galerie du Monde weigh in on whether ink art is the next best thing.

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Revolutionising tradition: Seven Hong Kong artists rethink contemporary ink – picture feast


In “Contemporary San Sui Exhibition” at Kwai Fung Hin Gallery, seven Hong Kong-based artists provide a distinct approach to the theme of classical made contemporary with Chinese shan shui painting.

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