China

Chinese art buyers turn to private sales

Deals behind closed doors have the advantage of keeping prices off the record books

Published online: 27 August 2014

Fakes plaguing Chinese antiques market drive boom in research

Art advisers and dealers have been building private libraries of auction and exhibition catalogues in a bid to plug gaps in provenance

Published online: 26 August 2014

Secretive North Korean artist’s show cancelled in Beijing

Sun Mu’s controversial political works inspired by propaganda imagery may have been censored

Published online: 19 August 2014

Taiwan organises year of Ming Dynasty shows

Strategic exhibitions in Taipei as mainland China flexes its soft cultural power abroad

Published online: 13 August 2014

Chinese artist’s ark of sick animals pulls into Shanghai

Cai Guo-Qiang’s show at the Power Station of Art focuses on environmental issues

Published online: 08 August 2014

Ming and Qing architecture faces ruin after flooding

Ancient Chinese town of Fenghuang hit as severe storms batter the region

Published online: 16 July 2014

Hangzhou gets its first private museum

The T Museum, owned by the art investment company Tianrenhe, opens in the affluent city south of Shanghai

Published online: 26 June 2014

Taiwan town to lock up its treasures

The city of Tainan plans to build a fine arts museum at the site of a former police station

Published online: 04 June 2014

Ai Weiwei hits back at alleged censorship using social media

The activist artist takes to Instagram and removes his work from a show in Beijing in protest

Published online: 02 June 2014

Taiwan Art Bank sends work by emerging artists on diplomatic missions

The governmental organisation plans to lend works to foreign embassies

Published online: 29 May 2014

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