Chinese art

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Obituaries

Chinese artist and provocateur Huang Yong Ping has died, aged 65

Curator and collaborator Hou Hanru says that the late Chinese artist provided “an alternative viewpoint on the world”

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Art market

US-China trade war expands to books and maps as increased tariffs hit art imports

Trump's newly increased tariff of 15% on Chinese goods now applies to the antiquarian trade, further affecting dealers and auction houses

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Art market

The Trump administration’s tariffs will not hurt China but they will hurt the US art trade

Art organisations join other US businesses at a series of hearings this week in Washington, DC on the proposed 25% tariff on $300bn worth of Chinese goods

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Conservation & Preservation

Fragile inheritance: US museums bridge skills gap in conservation of Chinese paintings

Philanthropic funding assures new training for the next generation of masters to emerge

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Liu Ye

Liu Ye announced as David Zwirner's first Chinese artist following gallery's Hong Kong expansion

Zwirner plans to hold a solo exhibition of Liu's work in New York next year

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Three to see

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From Betye Saar’s washboard works to Shen Fan’s playful abstraction

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Chinese art

Did somebody order Chinese (art)? Qiu Anxiong partners with New York restaurant

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Acquisitions

Why a six-ton scholar’s rock is making its way from China to Texas

A low-key request from the San Antonio Museum of Art director resulted in a big gift from Lake Taihu near Wuxi

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Frieze London 2018

Mega-galleries bank on Chinese art at Frieze

Trend follows dealers’ move into Eastern market

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Art market

Chinese art and antiquities spared from Trump’s tariffs

Auction houses and art dealers express ‘relief’ even as the US-China trade war escalates

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Artists

West Coast wave of Ai Weiwei shows puts Chinese artist in Los Angeles spotlight

Activist launches Jeffrey Deitch’s new Hollywood gallery and will show works with talent agency UTA

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scholarship

National Gallery names art historian Wu Hung as 2019 Mellon Lecturer

The scholar will give six talks surveying more than 2,000 years of Chinese history

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Exhibitions

Controversial animal works pulled from Guggenheim New York will go on show in Bilbao

Contemporary Chinese installations drew 'threats of violence' from animal rights activists last year

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Art market

Bronze looted from Summer Palace sells for £410,000 despite protest from China

Chinese authorities tried to stop the UK auction of the Tiger Ying vessel, which was taken by a British soldier in 1860

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Art Basel Hong Kong 2018

From Beijing to Mayfair: French dealer to open new gallery in London

Specialist Hadrien de Montferrand brings a unique mix of influences to his work

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Art market

Asia Week auctions reveal breadth of the market

Christie’s and Sotheby’s dominate in terms of value but smaller firms can compete in the field of Asian art, with the internet’s help

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Art market

Qi Baishi paintings set new $141m record for Chinese artist

Set of 12 ink panels by traditional master sell to Chinese buyer at Poly Auction Beijing for RMB931.5m

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Art market

Asian Art in London celebrates two decades with Six Dynasties

Exhibition of US TV agent Norman Kurland's collection of ancient Chinese art is a highlight of 20th anniversary event

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Obituaries

David Tang, fashion entrepreneur and Chinese art collector, dies aged 63

Founder of fashion brand Shanghai Tang displayed pieces from his collection in his clubs and restaurants

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Auctions

Qianlong seal scooped up by Chinese collector for €21m at Paris auction

The object, owned by one of China’s longest serving emperors, sold for more than 20 times its estimate

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Chinese art

Restoration gives British Museum’s Amitabha Buddha a reason to smile

Bank of America sponsored the monumental statue’s first full conservation in 25 years

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Art market

Surge in sales of traditional arts in China

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Contemporary art

China show for Vuitton museum

Beijing's Ullens Center to help co-organise Paris exhibition

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Exhibitions

Sartorial artistry: Susan Jenkins discusses Eastern influence on Western fashion

The exhibition offers an overview of how Chinese culture has influenced Western fashion

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China relaxes de facto ban on showing Ai Weiwei’s art

Artist surprised after four exhibitions are allowed to open in Beijing—but international travel is still off-limits

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Cass Sculpture Foundation announces major Chinese art show in 2016

Large-scale installations by contemporary Chinese artists are being specially commissioned for next year