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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Foreign-owned Beijing 798 gallery expands into creative entrepreneur incubator – WSJ Scene Asia


David Ben Kay’s Yuanfen Flow started out as a house, became a new media art gallery and is now a creative business incubator. Read on to find out more about this unique Beijing space.

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Chinese artists Wang Qiang and Zhu Zi at White Space Beijing – picture feast


Work by two Chinese artists, Wang Qiang and his younger countryman Zhu Zi, are  showing at White Space Beijing until 15 January 2012.

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What sold at Art Taipei 2011? Day 2 in pictures


Art Taipei opened Saturday 28 August and closed two days later. Art Radar was in attendance on Sunday and we bring you works that we noticed had earned the red dot.

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Korean artists: 4 top posts from 2010 to 2011


In the first post of an ongoing series, we dig deep into our archives to bring you the best and brightest post written by us on the topic of contemporary ‘Korean artists’.

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ART HK 11 Hong Kong art fair: Chinese artist Gao Weigang wins 2011 ART FUTURES award


We look 2011′s ART FUTURES award winner Gao Weigang. The ART FUTURES award, worth US$25,000, is presented to one emerging artist by ART HK each year.

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Can’t buy North Korean art outside DPRK? Mansudae branch in Beijing – Leap magazine


A North Korea has set up shop in Beijing’s 798 Art Zone. Mansudae Art Studio Museum is critiqued in an article by China-based Leap magazine, which we summarise.

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