Category Archives: Chinese art

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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The CEO of Ullens Center in Beijing leaves

The CEO, May Xue, at Beijing Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) located in the 798 district, is stepping down as from April 20th. The museum has been for sale by the present owners, collector Guy and Myriam Ullens for … Continue reading

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Chinese artist Ai Weiwei visits Qatar

  Well known Chinese artist Ai Weiwei is visiting Qatar this week to experience the country’s flourishing arts and culture scene. Qatar Museum is committed to bring established creative artists to the country to inspire generations of indigenous talent. He … Continue reading

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Gu Wenda at Shanghai M21 Museum

Launched on november 10, 2016 and running at Shanghai Minzheng Art Museum, Gu Wenda “Journey to the West” features some of the artists major works, almost like a retrospective exhibition, with his ink art from the 1980’s to present, as … Continue reading

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Top Selling Living Chinese Artists

The Global Chinese Art Auction Market report, compiled by Artnet and the China Association of Auctioneers asserts that overseas sales of of Chinese art has more than quadrupled since 2009. At the heart of the surging interest in Chinese contemporary … Continue reading

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Donald Trump Rooster Sculpture

The first funny art creation of 2017 would seem to be China’s 23-foot-tall Donald Trump-like rooster sculpture, welcoming the year of the rooster on January 28th. It is designed by Seattle based illustrator and animator Casey Latiolais in honour of … Continue reading

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