Ode to modernity: China’s Mao Tongqiang – artist profile


Mao Tongqiang critiques China’s socio-political landscape with large-scale installations of archival documents, ancient scripts and found objects.

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An Archive of the Cultural Revolution: China’s documentary photographer Li Zhensheng in Singapore


Singapore’s The Arts House holds solo exhibition of work documenting the Cultural Revolution by Chinese photojournalist Li Zhensheng during SIPF 2016.

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Ai Weiwei: “translocation—transformation” at 21erhaus, Vienna – in pictures


Ai Weiwei’s most significant show to date in Austria integrates his personal story and worldview with topical political issues, Chinese traditions and architectural interventions.

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East and West, tradition and contemporaneity: Ma Hui – artist profile


Chinese-Dutch Artist Ma Hui fuses East and West in her timeless etchings and ink art at Beijing Times Art Museum.

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Mo Yi: Pixelated political imagery in Hong Kong – in pictures


Contemporary by Angela Li, a Hong Kong gallery dedicated to showing avant-garde artists, is holding Tibetan artist Mo Yi’s latest solo exhibition until 14 June 2014, a show that explores China’s political history through historical imagery.

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Full frontal: Gao brothers expose Chinese state corruption – picture feast


The Gao Brothers reveal the naked truth about the corruption which followed China’s Cultural Revolution in new show at London’s Hua Gallery, titled  “Between Spiritual and Material Spaces: the Photographic World of the Gao Brothers.”

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“China China”: Artists of the Cultural Revolution and beyond – picture feast


PinchukArtCentre in Kyiv, Ukraine, hosts the exhibition “China China” from 18 May to 6 October 2013. “China China” turns the global lens on contemporary Chinese artists.

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Dafen Art Village, part I: From copy to creative in Shenzhen?


In this first post in a two-part series reporting on the contemporary art scene in southern China, Art Radar takes a look at the art copy village of Dafen.

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