Tag Archives: Chinese Art

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Profiles

Liu Wei: China’s Trickster Mixer-Upper

Using flea-market finds, industrial materials, mixed media, and a hefty dose of irony, Liu Wei comments on China’s memory, growth—and amnesia
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Looking at Art

Turning Over a New Leaf

When the Ming succumbed to the Qing, many rebel scholar-artist-officials became landscape painters who forged new, singular styles Read More

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Features

CHINA The Next Generation

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

Xu Bing printing on whole tobacco leaves.  Credit: COURTESY DUKE UNIVERSITY, DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA
News

Puff Piece

“The ‘Tobacco Project’ began with an interest in the aroma of tobacco,” Chinese artist Xu Bing says over a dim-sum breakfast in New York. Likening it to something between sociology and art, he is referring to the third iteration of … Read More