History Unfolding: Valerie Doran – interview

Art Radar conducts an extensive interview with Valerie Doran, the influential translator, critic and curator about her history working in the Chinese contemporary art scene.

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Great gifts: 7 books on Chinese contemporary art

The Chinese contemporary art market is booming! Sotheby’s record-breaking auctions in Hong Kong last month have proved that this is a market anyone working in or collecting Asian contemporary art can stand to know more about. To help, we’ve rounded up seven books we know will have you clued up in no time on the top artists working in China today. Fill your shelves or those of others with any of these essential books these holidays.

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Women emerge onto the Beijing art scene – International Herald Tribune

  FEMALE ARTISTS BEIJING SURVEY Gun shot by China’s first female star artist On a February day in 1989, a young woman walked into a show at the National Gallery of Art here, whipped out a pellet gun and fired … Continue reading