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Morning Links: ‘The Queen’ Edition

Hans Ulrich Obrist and Simon Castets discuss their 89plus project. [NYT] Here’s a profile of Emily Rafferty, who is stepping down as president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. [Wall Street Journal] And here’s a profile of the Met’s Clare Vincent, who … Read More


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China’s Desert Treasure

China’s Mogao Caves, at the edge of the Gobi Desert, hold an unrivaled collection of Buddhist art spanning a thousand years. Now they’re inspiring new generations of artists, from masters of ink painting to fireworks maestro Cai Guo-Qiang Read More


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Cai Guo-Qiang’s Black Ceremony, 2011, commissioned by Mathaf:  Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar.

Under Destruction

Playing on the pervasiveness of images of destruction and devastation in the news and in Hollywood movies, artists are making works that range from violent to chillingly disquieting
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CHINA The Next Generation

China’s younger artists are introspective, sophisticated, and hyper-aware of their identity in a globalized world Read More


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The Chinese Art Explosion

As works by Chinese artists fetch multimillion-dollar prices, the international art world is waking to the power of the Asian market. China has spawned hundreds of new galleries, 1,600 auction houses, art fairs, and growing numbers of contemporary-art collectors, while accusations surface that some are engaging in widespread speculation. Read More