“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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Social change and art, Wang Qingsong’s way – Artnet video interview


In a video produced by Artnet, Wang Qingsong shares his personal, professional and conceptual motivations behind his photography and video works with Heather Russell, the company’s senior specialist in Asian Modern and Contemporary Art.

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Venice Biennale 2013: 5 pavilions that reveal Asia’s diversity


For the first time, Indonesia joins Iraq, China, Japan and Turkey to represent Asian contemporary art at the Venice Biennale 2013, with an exhibit themed “Sakti“, meaning “cosmic energy” in Sanskrit.

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Christie’s ‘Faces of New China’ Private Collection Sale underperforms amidst art market slowdown


Christie’s Hong Kong November 26 Private Collection Sale provides a dramatic example of single-owner sales’ susceptibility to the faltering Asian art market.

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Contemporary Chinese photographic aesthetic captured at 3 top American museums


USA MUSEUM SHOWS CHINESE PHOTOGRAPHY AW Asia, a private organisation that promotes the field of Chinese contemporary art through institutional loan and museum acquisitions, curatorial projects, publishing, and educational programs, has released a press release announcing that three major US institutions … 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