TarraWarra International 2017: “All that is solid…” explores the past, memory and personal and collective histories


The third exhibition in the TarraWarra International series presents artists grappling with questions of history in the 21st century.

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Dystopia in Beijing: Cao Fei’s Haze and Fog – book review


Art Radar reviews an e-book of critical essays on Cao Fei’s Haze and Fog, a film commissioned by the Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA) in Manchester and shown at the CFCCA from 26 October to 7 December 2013.

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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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Can video games be art? 5 contemporary Asian artists say yes


Despite the controversy surrounding the medium, Art Radar profiles five Asian artists who are pioneering the field of video game art.

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Cao Fei’s unsung factory heroes explained – art:21 video


Chinese artist Cao Fei discusses the anti-hero characteristics she gave factory workers from the Pearl River Delta region in China in a recent theatrical work.

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Emphasis on viewer experience not sales: Vitamin Creative, Cao Fei at Frieze


ALTERNATIVE ART SPACES CHINA ART FAIRS As well as representing the likes of Zheng Guogu, Koki Tanaka and the Yangjiang Group, China’s Vitamin Creative Space and its ethos is perhaps best observed in their recent collaboration with Cao Fei, Room … Continue reading

Liquidity propels prices, Chinese Political Pop is back – Sothebys Contemporary Asian Art Auction 2009 Hong Kong


SOTHEBY’S AUCTIONS HONG KONG CONTEMPORARY ASIAN ART Although called a Contemporary Asian Art auction, this sale was dominated by Chinese artists which was a canny move by Sotheby’s given that mainland liquidity is driving prices of property in Hong Kong to … Continue reading

What are latest trends in Chinese art, who are the top two emerging artists? Melissa Chiu video


CHINESE ART TRENDS Australian curator and writer Melissa Chiu of the Asia Society New York discusses the newest trends from China in a video called Inside The Contemporary Art Scene. She identifies several emerging changes: young Chinese women are emerging as … Continue reading