6 highlights from “Vile bodies” at White Rabbit Gallery in Sydney

Art Radar takes a look at some of the highlights of contemporary Chinese artists on display at White Rabbit in Sydney.

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“China 8”: Germany’s largest show of contemporary Chinese art

Nine museums across eight cities unite for the largest ever show of contemporary Chinese art in Germany.

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Simon Birch is ringleader of artists in Hong Kong’s conceptual circus ‘Hope and Glory’

HONG KONG PUBLIC ART EXHIBITION Simon Birch, Hong Kong’s celebrated Englishman artist of Armenian heritage, becomes the ringleader of artists in his conceptual circus ‘Hope and Glory,’ which features a bevy of artists as creative collaborators. The exhibition, curated by … Continue reading

Which museums are collecting Chinese contemporary art? New database just released

MUSEUM COLLECTIONS CHINESE ART The AW Asia gallery in New York has just released a valuable new resource for collectors and researchers intererested in Chinese contemporary art. Searchable by artist or museum its database, which is available online at no cost, lists Chinese … 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

Book: Chinese Contemporary Art 7 Things You Should Know

BOOK OVERVIEW CHINESE CONTEMPORARY ART Chinese Contemporary Art: 7 Things You Should Know – Melissa Chiu In China today, contemporary art is readily available in public museums and private galleries in burgeoning gallery districts, and in three new art fairs … Continue reading

Saatchi back with new gallery, school programme, China show, – Reuters, BBC

COLLECTOR SHOW CHINESE ART Influential British art collector Charles Saatchi is back after three years out of the limelight, opening a major new gallery in central London showcasing some of China’s hottest artists reports Reuters. The man who introduced the … Continue reading

Saatchi site features documentary video of Chinese contemporary art

CONTEMPORARY CHINESE ART DOCUMENTARY The hour long film produced by Pia Getty Films documents interviews with major Chinese contemporary artists as they work in their studios as well as interviews with gallerists and auctioneers about the market for Chinese contemporary … Continue reading