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China’s Foreign Ministry Transcript Omits Mentions of Detained Artist Ai Weiwei

BEIJING (AP).- China's Foreign Ministry removed all references to a detained artist from its official transcript of a news conference given by its spokesman, in an apparent sign it wants to stifle discussion of the case. Ten of the 18 questions asked a...

China’s Foreign Ministry Transcript Omits Mentions of Detained Artist Ai Weiwei

BEIJING (AP).- China's Foreign Ministry removed all references to a detained artist from its official transcript of a news conference given by its spokesman, in an apparent sign it wants to stifle discussion of the case. Ten of the 18 questions asked a...

Government of China Detention of Contemporary Artist Ai Weiwei Tests Depth...

BEIJING (REUTERS).- China's detention of internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei has sparked a petition urging his release, exposing alarm among the nation's liberal intellectuals who see his case as a test of how far a crackdown to stifle dissent co...

Government of China Detention of Contemporary Artist Ai Weiwei Tests Depth...

BEIJING (REUTERS).- China's detention of internationally renowned artist Ai Weiwei has sparked a petition urging his release, exposing alarm among the nation's liberal intellectuals who see his case as a test of how far a crackdown to stifle dissent co...

China Blocks Well-Known Artist Ai Weiwei from Boarding Plane to Hong...

BEIJING (AP).- China blocked one of its most famous contemporary artists from taking a flight to Hong Kong on Sunday and police later raided his Beijing studio, the man's assistant said. The artist, Ai Weiwei, is an outspoken government critic and has ...

Bubble Trouble Spoils China’s "Art Shares" Party

BEIJING (REUTERS).- China's maiden "art stock exchange" has halted trade in its top two paintings after their share prices soared 1,700 percent and ignited concerns that a new bubble was bursting. Just two months after the Tianjin Cultural Artwork Exch...

First Institutional One-Man Show to Present Ouyang Chun Outside of China...

VIENNA.- Ouyang Chun's Painting The King is the first institutional one-man show to present the artist, who was born in Beijing in 1974, outside of China. The exhibition is on view from March 2, 2011 and runs June 12, 2011 at Augarten Contemporary. His...

First Institutional One-Man Show to Present Ouyang Chun Outside of China...

VIENNA.- Ouyang Chun's Painting The King is the first institutional one-man show to present the artist, who was born in Beijing in 1974, outside of China. The exhibition is on view from March 2, 2011 and runs June 12, 2011 at Augarten Contemporary. His...

American Debut of RMB City Opera at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of...

KANSAS CITY, MO.- RMB City Opera, an innovative video by contemporary Beijing artist Cao Fei, is shown in the Project Space gallery at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art until June 5. The work explores the ideas of play, romance, identity, and our global,...

Famous Chinese Modernist Painter Wu Guanzhong Dies at 90

BEIJING, CHINA -  Wu Guanzhong, known as one of the fathers of modern Chinese art for combining western and Chinese elements in black and white oil paintings, has died. He was 90. He died in Beijing on Friday. Wu's works have become...

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