The studio’s first exhibition in Europe explores the politics of shapeshifting

By Sonja-Maria Borstner

After the announced withdrawal of the controversial extradition bill, artists and cultural workers are amongst those keeping the protest movement alive

By Hera Chan

In further news: Chinese filmmaker Huang Huang arrested; Germany to return 15th-century stone cross to Namibia

By Frieze News Desk

The highest-grossing film of 2019 pits a Chinese-led international coalition against the forces of cosmic destruction

By Gary Zhexi Zhang
BM Electric Chinese Typewriter brochure, 1913, included in ‘Radical Machines: Chinese in the Information Age’, 2018–19. Courtesy: Museum of Chinese in America, New York

China’s triumph over Western information technology is world-historical, not just a niche curiosity

By Audrea Lim

‘Hong allows revelations to emerge from the most unassuming descriptions of facts’

By Carol Yinghua Lu

Can the newly launched Times Art Center Berlin, Asia’s first overseas museum offshoot, avoid nation-branding Chinese artists?

By Francesca Girelli

With censorship, abductions, banned journalists and threats towards artists, the erosion of freedoms has deepened

By Gavin Jacobson

Designed by Beijing-based practice, OPEN Architecture, UCCA Dune burrows beneath the sand dunes in the coastal resort of Beidaihe

By Crystal Bennes
Nalini Malani, ‘Can You Hear Me?’, 2018, installation view. Courtesy: the artist and Arario Gallery, Shanghai


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Edward Hopper, Nighthawks, 1942, oil on canvas, 0.8 x 1.5 m. Courtesy: The Art Institute of Chicago, Friends of American Art Collection. 


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