Angry and disillusioned: Shanghai art workers speak out about life under strict lockdown
The Chinese government's hardline approach has drawn comparisons with the Maoist era
Photographer Edward Burtynsky on his Ukrainian heritage and our 'predator species running amok'
China cracks down on sale of stolen antiquities and archives
Following a 16-year-long case, involving stolen national treasures offered at auction in 2020, experts say more resources are needed to help people avoid unwittingly selling looted items
China's Russia problem: will more international exhibitions be cancelled due to the countries' close ties?
Suspension of loans from state-run Musée Matisse le Cateau-Cambrésis for Beijing exhibition shocks Chinese art world
A brush with... Ai Weiwei
An in-depth interview with the artist on his cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Marcel Duchamp to ancient Chinese ceramics—and why Romanticism is not for him
From Taiwanese white goods entrepreneurs to the Nanking shipwreck cargo: Colin Sheaf on the meteoric growth of the Asian auction world
As the Chinese art specialist steps back at Bonhams, he reflects on 50 years in the auction world as it went from provincial to global
Badiucao launches NFT collection to protest against China's human rights record on eve of Beijing Winter Olympics
Collectors can write their own message about China’s regime onto the blockchain
German museums may have thousands of looted relics from China’s Imperial Palace, research group believes
Collaborative research by major German institutions may expose huge amounts of Chinese objects taken during Boxer Rebellion
Three new non-profit spaces challenge the dominance of real estate and the market in China's contemporary art ecosystem
The Longlati Foundation in Shanghai and the Macalline Art Center and Fen Sonic HQ in Beijing put curation at the forefront
What's the tea? Oldest brew in the world discovered in China
The 2,400-year-old remains of tea leaves were discovered in a royal tomb in Shandong province
Auctions in China accounted for 36% of global market in 2020, new report finds
The latest China Art & Wealth White Paper found that domestic annual sales dropped by 20% to $6.2bn last year, due to Covid-19 controls, but recovered quickly later in the year
Cancel culture with Chinese characteristics hits Dior photographer
Luxury fashion house withdraws image from exhibition after online campaign accuses artist of reinforcing stereotypes
Business as usual for European museums operating in China, despite genocide ruling
A London panel has assembled the largest cache of evidence on the concentration camps in Xinjiang, but museums will not say if they have examined it
Zeng Fanzhi painting once owned by the 'disappeared' Chinese entrepreneur Whitney Duan sells for $5.2m in Beijing
Prayer was one of five paintings by the Chinese artist “entrusted by an important institution” to the state-owned Poly Auction
Whitney Duan was one of China's richest women, until she vanished in 2017. Now the Zeng Fanzhi painting she once owned is being auctioned in Beijing
The real-estate tycoon, a key patron of Zeng, has not been seen since she was "disappeared"—the painting, Prayer, is now described by Poly auctions as "entrusted by an important institution"
How China's museums are cosying up to commercial galleries for big-ticket exhibitions
Dealers are eagerly filling curatorial gaps in new museums with shows for their artists, but does the market hold too much sway?
China’s treatment of Uyghurs may amount to genocide, museum report concludes
The Holocaust Memorial Museum’s report is a rare, unequivocal indictment of Chinese government practices from the cultural sector
Rising censorship and conservatism dampen mood at Shanghai's art fairs, but China still has 'economic firepower'
The city's two flagship fairs, Art021 and the West Bund Art & Design Fair, saw a rise in budding collectors interested in younger and more diverse artists
Review: Hong Kong's highly anticipated M+ museum opens—but can it withstand political pressure?
This world-class institution is a magnificent achievement, but it faces a profoundly different political environment today from its inception 25 years ago
Beijing v Brescia: Italian city fights Chinese demands to censor exhibition of dissident artist
Chinese political cartoonist Badiucao has been accused of "spreading anti-Chinese lies" in his works
Chinese heritage sites see boost from local tourists as pandemic closes borders
The travel restrictions—and political encouragement—have driven increasing domestic demand for cultural travel experiences in China, prompting concerns over preservation
Inaugural Shenzhen DnA Design and Art Fair gets off to strong start thanks to keen local collector base
The new event was founded by the team behind Shanghai's 021 fair
Young, monied and keen to gamble on art: the super power of Asian collectors
Asian buyers are now the biggest spenders at international auctions and these digitally-native collectors are happy to splurge online
Should the art world boycott China over its treatment of Uyghur people?
Ancient Chinese sites hit by flash floods this summer
Deadly rains in central Henan province threatened key Unesco World Heritage sites and hundreds of national relics. Experts warn the disaster may be a taste of future trouble
UCCA Center for Contemporary Art sets sights on Chengdu and a side hustle in a Beijing shopping mall
Beijing museum unveils plans for fourth location in "one of the most exciting cities in China" and new co-branded U2 exhibition space
‘It’s too dangerous to stay’: Hong Kong artist Kacey Wong leaves for Taiwan as Chinese government curbs artistic and editorial autonomy
Wong’s name appeared in a state-run newspaper article which he considered a “wanted list” for Beijing
Damien Hirst laid off 63 people last autumn while claiming £15m in government Covid-19 loans
By Art Matters—Hangzhou's new contemporary art museum—announces inaugural programme
Curator Francesco Bonami leads long-awaited Chinese kunsthalle with a Theaster Gates-designed concept store and artist residency
Why are top jobs in Chinese museums going to white men?
Local professionals continue to be overlooked for highly paid leading roles