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Chinese Artists

How A 500-Meter Ladder Of Fire Ignited In The Sky

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.15.2016 | Arts

For his grandmother's 100th birthday, Chinese conceptual artist Cai Guo-Qiang pulled out all the stops. Early one morning just before 5 a.m., Cai unfu...

Chinese Authorities Shut Down Feminist Exhibition In Beijing

artnet News | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.30.2015 | Arts

Read the article on artnet News. A feminist art exhibition in Beijing celebrating the fight against domestic violence was shut down by Chinese authori...

Behold, The 50 Most Expensive Chinese Artists On The Market

artnet | artnet News | Posted 04.06.2015 | Arts

This post originally appeared on artnet News. by Elizabeth Manus With help from artnet's Analytics team and the artnet Fine Art & Design P...

This Horse With A Giant Rear Is The Strangest Work At Art Basel Hong Kong

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.17.2015 | Arts

Do you ever feel like contemporary art fairs are all the same? The seemingly endless influx of an oversized abstract canvas followed by a mirrored scu...

Mao Yan's Ghostly Portraits Will Keep You Up At Night

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 02.24.2015 | Arts

Traditional Chinese portraiture is all about soul. To be more precise, it's about chi-yun-sheng-tung, translation: "breath-resonance-life-motion." Als...

The Artist is Absent: Ai Weiwei @Large on Alcatraz

Carla Escoda | Posted 03.17.2015 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Seven installations by Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei sprout amid the rusting steel bars, broken windows and peeling paint of a cellblock, a dining hall, hospital ward, and a forced labor facility.

Meet The Art World's Closest Thing To A Living Chameleon

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.05.2014 | Arts

Most often when we encounter body art, there's not much meaning behind the images aside from the fairly obvious fact that beautiful naked bodies cover...

The Insanely Lucrative World Of Fake Chinese 'Masterpieces'

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 06.19.2014 | Arts

If you’ve stayed in an American hotel this past decade, you’re probably a connoisseur of Chinese art. That is, not museum-bound stuff, but the...

10 Contemporary Chinese Artists Who Aren't Ai Weiwei

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.20.2014 | Arts

It's no secret that China has a formidable art scene, anchored on one side by a market hungry for collectable masterpieces and the other, by an establ...

'The Way of Chopsticks' Explores The Contemporary Chinese Family

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.01.2013 | Arts

"'The Way of Chopsticks' is a way of collaborating that is based on the principle of a pair of chopsticks," explain artists Song Dong and Yin Xiuzhen ...

Terence Koh, Walking On Eggshells

Posted 07.24.2012 | Arts

Terence Koh's latest show is entitled "yes pleased" (in lowercase, of course.) Predictably, the exhibition lacked a press release in the days leading ...

Ai Weiwei Absent From Opening of New Serpentine Pavilion (VIDEO) | Posted 08.04.2012 | Arts

The Serpentine Gallery in London's Hyde Park unveiled their annual pavilion at a press conference last Thursday. Though architects Jacques Herzog an...

Bicyclists Float In Mid-Air!

Posted 06.01.2012 | Arts

A really great bike ride can make you feel like you are floating in mid-air. These photographs we saw on My Modern Met have a similar effect. Zhao...

Hoax-Art Extraordinaire Exhibits House Of Cards

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.31.2012 | Arts

Xu Zhen, the Shanghai-based artist known for his combination of theatrical humor and social critique, will be exhibiting "Forbidden Castle" this June ...

Hong Kong's Art Week: 8 Hong Kong Artists to Watch

Winnie So | Posted 07.14.2012 | Arts
Winnie So

While many will go to catch a glimpse works by big-name artists such Yayoi Kusama, this is also the week when Hong Kong's artists get showcase their work to a wider audience.

Move Over Picasso: New Top Auction Earner

Posted 01.13.2012 | Arts

Chinese artist Zhang Daqian has knocked Picasso from a very high pedestal. The artist generated $506.7 million from auctions in 2011 alone. Close ...

Ai Weiwei Named Most Powerful Artist... To China's Dismay

Posted 12.13.2011 | Arts

Every year ArtReview publishes a list of the 100 most powerful names in art, in their words, the most successful of the "dancers who’ve spent the pa...