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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Swiss collector opens Art Supermarket in Hong Kong… but is it?


A rainy night in November 2011 saw the Hong Kong opening of Art Supermarket. We popped in to investigate this new concept store and nabbed an interview with the director.

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Chinese artist Huang Yong Ping’s once-banned ‘Bat Project’ gets first European showing


Work by Chinese artist Huang Yong Ping is being shown for the first time in Europe at a solo exhibition organised by UK-based Nottingham Contemporary.

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Words in Art: Wenda Gu on rewriting and retranslating traditional Chinese culture


As we near the end of our “Words in Art” series we look at how seminal Chinese artist Wenda Gu manipulates and reinvents the traditional calligraphy of his home country.

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Hong Kong art fair ART HK 11: Chinese contemporary art market to outgrow US and European – press release


CHINESE CONTEMPORARY ART MARKET ART HK 11 has joined forces with ArtTactic to publish two art market reports, one focussing on the Chinese art market and the other on the US and European markets. The reports show, perhaps unsurprisingly, that … Continue reading

Xu Bing 30 years celebrated by Audi-sponsored Chinese art award


Chinese-born artist Xu Bing received the “30-year Accomplishment” prize as part of the inaugural (2011) Arts China: Audi Arts & Design Award.

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Video artists raise awareness about water conservation in China


Beijing’s second “Shan Shui” exhibition, “Shan Shui 2010: H2O”, showcased the works of such internationally acclaimed video and new media artists as Song Dong, Bill Viola, Wang Gongxin and Janaina Tschӓpe, all drawing attention to the subject of water either by using it as their subject or as material in their art.

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