Chinese collectors Lin Han and Wanwan Lei rising stars in the collecting world – interview


Art Radar spoke to Lin Han and Wanwan Lei about their collecting and their ambition to move communities.

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Asian art highlights from NordArt 2016, Germany


The annual art exhibition NordArt in Büdelsdorf, northern Germany, highlights Israel, Mongolia and China in its 2016 edition.

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Contemporary art in Beijing: Art Radar guide


Art Radar provides an insightful guide to the vibrant and ever-growing Beijing art scene, with its plethora of museums, galleries and non-profit art spaces.

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7 art hotels to visit in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East


Art Radar lists the seven best art hotels in Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.

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China’s quiet cultural revolution: A guide to 4 art districts


As China’s art scene continues to grow, famous international architects build new contemporary art centres across the country.

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Development crisis for Beijing’s 798 art district?


On 4 November 2012, China’s Global Times reported on a rent dispute gone mad in Beijing’s famous 798 art district. Xu Yong, founder and manager of 798 Space, says the art hub’s problems are entrenched.

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The (potential) politics of art: China’s soft power push


The New York Times ran an article in June 2012 on Chinese museums and their recent push to host exhibitions of international artwork. We take a closer look at China’s soft power push.

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What is ahead for contemporary Asian art, 2012 and beyond? Part II


The past decade has seen galleries expand, both in their reach and roles. Just how are they responding to the challenges of a globalised world? We explore in the second post in our 2012 and beyond art trend series.

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