What is…digital art? Art Radar explains


Art Radar’s “What is…?” series brings you the basics of digital art: its history and development, the most prominent artists working in the field in Asia and the latest events focusing on the medium.

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Where to see contemporary art in Beijing – Xinhua’s Top 10 spots


China’s Xinhua News gives a list of the top ten art museums and centres located in Beijing that feature and promote Chinese contemporary art, in an article published on 14 October 2013.

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China’s Shi Shaoping, 3000 eggs and the essence of existence


After a 12,000 km journey around China, Chinese artist Shi Shaoping brings his 3000 ceramics eggs to Bejing’s Today Art Museum, creating an installation that explores “the essence of life”.

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Beyond China’s art gallery boom – CRI English radio broadcast


Fan Di’an, artist and current curator of NAMOC and Gao Peng, director of Today Art Museum talk to CRI English radio about China’s galleries and museums boom, and how the next generation of curators can secure their institutions’ futures.

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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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Animamix Biennial – an alternative biennial pushes aesthetic of comic art – interview curator Victoria Lu


ANIMATION ART BIENNIAL The Animamix Biennial is unique. The first was held in 2007, organised by Victoria Lu, an experienced curator and the Artistic Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Shanghai. This years show, also curated by Lu, spans four … Continue reading

Wallpaper's guide to Beijing art districts


BEIJING ART DISTRICTS CHINA Bringing with it cheap flights and artists focused once again on art-making rather than art-marketing, the recession is a great time to plan art jaunts and studio visits.  If you are interested in exploring the art scene in Beijing, check out … Continue reading