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
Chen Fei, Well-Wishes, 2018,  acrylic on canvas, found fabric, 80 x 100 cm. Courtesy: the artist and Gallery Vacancy, Shanghai


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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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Bernardo Bertolucci, The Last Emperor, 1987, film still. Courtesy: Visual Icon

The power of visibility: on postcolonial seeing and being seen

By Rey Chow

Shows featuring counterfeit work by the Japanese artist Kusama and her compatriot Takashi Murakami, have appeared in at least six Chinese cities

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Why did Beijing’s M WOODS museum recently mount two simultaneous exhibitions focusing on the ancient Buddhist site of Kizil, Xinjiang Province?

By Colin Siyuan Chinnery

How Hangzhou – home to the China National Silk Museum and Alibaba – is becoming synonymous with China’s desire to re-lux its image

By Amber Butchart

The Beijing-based artist’s films draw on the emotional strategies of pop culture to explore identity and belonging in a hyper-mediatized world

By Alvin Li

The dissident artist has posted a series of videos on Instagram documenting diggers demolishing his studio in the Songzhuang district