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Zeng Fanzhi re-invents Vincent van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh is a master and now China’s most famous artist is taking the challenge to re-create some of Van Gogh’s most iconic self-portraits and paintings. This new exhibition at van Gogh’s museum opened in Amsterdam and runs until … Continue reading

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Chinese Artist at Art Basel

Hao Liang was shown at Beijing’s Vitamin Gallery’s booth at Art Basel and his exquisite painting resembles a treasure from the golden age of Chinese art history – but it is not what it seems. This painting was made by … Continue reading

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Chinese Artist is the Biggest-selling at Auction

Few people in the art world would know the answer to “Who is the biggest-selling artist at auction? But works by “Zhang Daqian”, who died in 1983 generated $ 354.8 million in auction sales last year. That is $31 million … Continue reading

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Li Jin’s Food Journey in America

Li Jin is a Chinese artist known for his sharp simple works placing people, places, food and wine, during his travelling adventures. Earlier this year, Li embarked on a road trip from Los Angeles to Las Vegas and later to … Continue reading

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“Forever Bicycles” by Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei sculpture “Forever Bicycles” is on display at the mouth Walles Creek at Lady Bird Lake as from Monday June 5, 2017. The sculpture from the Chinese artist and activist is made from 1,200 bicycles. The work is presented … Continue reading

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13th Annual Sovereign Asian Art Prize to Li Hongbo

The winner of the 13th annual Sovereign Asian Art Prize has been awarded Li Hongbo. The Chinese artist won Asia’s longest established award for Contemporary art with a sculpture titled “Desire”, making him the first artist to win the Prize … Continue reading

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KWM Art Center, Beijing shows Ye Yongqing

KWM Art Center in Beijing presents a solo exhibition by Ye Yongqing entitled “Paper Chase – Presents from Rauschenberg until end of June 2017. It includes over eighty works on paper which covers 20 years of Ye Yongqing’s creative production. … Continue reading

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