08. 01. 2014

China’s ‘airpocalypse’ kills 350,000 to 500,000 each year

The equivalent of the population of Bristol dies each year in China because of lethal air pollution, according to Chen Zhu, who was the country’s Health minister until last year. Mr Chen, who...

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23. 12. 2013

The Armory Show 2014: Interview with Philip Tinari, Director UCCA

In September, artnet’s Jessica Zhang sat down with Philip Tinari, director of Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) in the 798 Art District in Beijing. Jessica Zhang: First of all, congratulations on becoming...

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22. 12. 2013

BEIJING SILVERMINE. THE LARGEST ARCHIVE OF RESCUED NEGATIVES IN THE WORLD

It all started when Thomas Sauvin, a French photo collector and editor, saw this ad in an online forum in 2009: “My name is Xiaoma, if you have negatives to sell you can...

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22. 12. 2013

Ai Weiwei by Benya Hegenbarth

Chinese contemporary artist Ai WeiWei photographed by Benya Hegenbarth for Bangkok Post Magazine, Beijing. See more images here http://www.mostartists.com/news-benya-hegenbarth-ai-weiwei/

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12. 12. 2013

Modern Painters Presents 25 Artists to Watch in 2014: Part 2 of 2

Including Hong Kong artist Kwan Sheung Chi and Beijing-based Chinese artist Zhao Zhao. “25 Artists to Watch” is published in the December 2013 issue of Modern Painters, and has run online in two parts. For Part...

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11. 12. 2013

Is Beijing about to boot the New York Times?

The Chinese government’s crackdown on Bloomberg and the “paper of record” reaches a head. Before the death of Mao Zedong in 1976, journalists covering China had to do make do with peering in...

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