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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 Ink Artist Peng Wei at Suzhou Museum

The Suzhou Museum Contemporary Art Gallery became the stage for Peng Wei ethereal timeless ink artwork around the architectural surroundings, playing in perfect harmony. Her latest solo exhibition is named ” I Thought of You”. The show features over 50 … Continue reading

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Record price of Western Art in Asia

Hong Kong recently had their Art week with Art Basel HK and Art Central attracting over 60,000 visitors. It was a huge success and the visible trend of more modern art than contemporary art. Perhaps a direction from the organisers. … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,200 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Seeing the Unseen

During Art Basel: Miami the art scene in Florida reaches its peak with many shows and museum exhibitions. This exhibition the Ringling in Sarasota covers contemporary Chinese Photography and Video. Artists we covered before in this blog like Liu Bolin … Continue reading

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Modern Cityscapes in a Classic Way

Landscapes, mountains and rivers are classical themes of traditional Chinese paintings. Artist Xu Xi, 73, has spent the latter of his career painting urban scenes, inspired by the ink paintings of the East and colour of the West. The energetic … Continue reading

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Mao Yan exhibits at Pace, Beijing

Pace in Beijing is presenting the solo exhibition of China’s most influential portrait artist Mao Yan. This is the first exhibition of the artist since he representation by Pace Beijing. Mao Yan (b 1968) from Hunan Province is considered as … Continue reading

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