Zhang Daqian, Panorama of Mount Lu
For its spectacular technical mastery of ink and color, and global relevance as a grand-scale abstract composition, Panorama of Mount Lu stands as a monument to Zhang’s legacy.
Xu Zhen – ‘Artists Change the Way People Think’
Conceptual artist, curator and entrepreneur Xu Zhen is a leading figure among the younger generation of Chinese contemporary artists.
Luo Zhongli, Father
Luo Zhongli's Father remains one of the most revered paintings from this period in China’s history.
Modern China (1912–present), an introduction
From the end of the twentieth century to today, rapid improvements in the economy, increasing globalization, and growing status as a major political and military power have continued to significantly alter life, including in the cultural sphere, ensuring China’s place in the contemporary art field.
Ai Weiwei, Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn
How can the destruction of an artifact also be an act of preservation?
The Case for Ai Weiwei
Ai Weiwei synthesizes the clash between reverence for the past and the irrepressible drive for the future.