Chinese art collectives provide “ultimate freedom” – 3 artist groups profiled


Art Radar profiles collectives mentioned in art critic Karen Smith’s new book As Seen 2011: Notable Artworks by Chinese Artists, in which she approaches Chinese contemporary art trends.

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Emerging replaces established: Chinese artists at 2012 Biennale of Sydney


A shift in the Biennale of Sydney Chinese artist selection mirrors the curatorial perspective of Australia’s influential White Rabbit Collection. Among the 101 artists on show, the eighteenth Biennale of Sydney, which opened to the public on 27 June 2012, … Continue reading

Jiang Zhi exhibition: First solo for GuangDong Times Museum


The GuangDong Times Museum in China holds its first ever solo show, “If This Is a Man”, with work by Chinese contemporary artist Jiang Zhi. The exhibition ran at the museum until 24 June 2012.

 

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Yellow River Arts Centre: “Ambitious” museum development for northwest China


Upon its completion in 2014, the ambitious eighty hectare Yellow River Arts Centre will incorporate multifaceted facilities for research, education and leisure.

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Xu Bing on life, art, China and New York: ARTINFO studio interview – video


Art Radar links to a video interview by ARTINFO with contemporary Chinese artist Xu Bing, known for his unique approach to Chinese characters, calligraphy and printmaking.

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How Chinese performance artist Fang Lu uses food as artistic medium – Asia Art Archive interview


In an interview with Asia Art Archive (AAA) published in a recent newsletter, Chinese artist Fang Lu explains how she uses food as an artistic medium in her performance art.

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Shanghai’s Birdhead combines poetry and photography for first London exhibition


CHINESE CONTEMPORARY ART URBAN LIFE Paradise Row gallery in London is currently running a show of new work by Shanghai-based photography duo Birdhead. The exhibition, entitled, “Welcome to Birdhead World Again, London” will feature a site specific installation. It runs … Continue reading