Chinese art

6 masters keeping China's most incredible arts alive

6 masters keeping China's most incredible arts alive

With more 6,000 years of history, Nanjing is one of the few cities where artists continue to practice the country's endangered crafts
China's post-1980s artists and the one-child policy

China's post-1980s artists and the one-child policy

They may be self-involved and accused of producing derivative work, but what really motivates the new generation of Chinese artists?
The rise of China's Song Zhuang art village

The rise of China's Song Zhuang art village

Artists have flocked to this small village on the outskirts of Beijing in the hope of finding fame and fortune, but many find success is not guaranteed
Ying Yefu: China's sweet and sour art worker

Ying Yefu: China's sweet and sour art worker

Unmistakably Chinese but tinged with a taste for the macabre, Ying Yefu’s work is being snapped up at home and abroad
'Asia's largest art museum' set to open in Shanghai

'Asia's largest art museum' set to open in Shanghai

China's newest art landmark takes aim at Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York and Musée d'Orsay in Paris
Chinese hotels open a new window on Chinese art

Chinese hotels open a new window on Chinese art

More and more Chinese hotels are using art to pull in guests
Newest Chinese tourist attraction takes aim at NYC's MoMA

Newest Chinese tourist attraction takes aim at NYC's MoMA

The Expo China Pavilion will become China Art Palace to rival the U.S. art landmark
The rebirth of Chinese ink painting

The rebirth of Chinese ink painting

The thousands-year-old tradition of Chinese ink painting undergoes a revival at the hands of experimental of Chinese artists
Rags and riches: White Rabbit Gallery brings Chinese art to Sydney

Rags and riches: White Rabbit Gallery brings Chinese art to Sydney

When a billionaire Australian philanthropist teams up with a Chinese activist, the result is artistic dynamite
Zhou Yi: China’s leading video artist comes home

Zhou Yi: China’s leading video artist comes home

One of China’s foremost video artists teams up with Tudou to push the limits of video production
Lu Yang: Defying Chinese art conventions

Lu Yang: Defying Chinese art conventions

Ahead of her new show in Shanghai, controversial graphic and new media artist Lu Yang talks about art, life, death and Parkinson's disease
How to buy Chinese art for less

How to buy Chinese art for less

Collectors are snapping up Chinese artworks left and right worldwide for astronomical prices. Shanghai experts explain how to get in on the trend for less -- much less
UK loses out to China in the global art market

UK loses out to China in the global art market

As the Chinese market develops its taste for art, the UK drops to third place
Shanghai’s galleries to be free by 2012

Shanghai’s galleries to be free by 2012

Get your black turtlenecks out and ready, public galleries across China get ready to open their doors to all
2010 ShContemporary: Shanghai's 'messiest' art show is back

2010 ShContemporary: Shanghai's 'messiest' art show is back

Colin Chinnery, director of ShContemporary, explains how Shanghai’s edgiest art event has returned to the spotlight after a two-year lull with more questions than answers
Money and motive: Art buying for beginners

Money and motive: Art buying for beginners

Fancy yourself as the Asian Saatchi? Here’s everything you need to get you on your way
New kid on the Shanghai art block

New kid on the Shanghai art block

The latest edition to the ever-changing Bund prepares to make a splashy debut