Art In America

Shanghai Synergy

While Europe and the US continue to regard contemporary Chinese art with skepticism, curators and collectors in China now foster a dynamic mix of Eastern and Western works, as the current Shanghai Biennale and its often glitzy attendant events testify.

Wang Wei

In Wang Wei’s recent installation, Two Rooms (2015), depictions of verdant planes against picture-perfect gradient skies physically and psychologically dislocated visitors to the gallery. 

Philip Tinari on Lee Mingwei

As part of the Annual Guide to Galleries, Museums and Artists (A.i.A.'s August issue), we preview the 2014-15 season of museum exhibitions worldwide. In addition to offering their own top picks, our editors asked select artists, curators and...

Walking the Armory Show with Piper Marshall

The 2014 fair (Mar. 5-9) is home to 204 exhibitors, 146 of which are planted in the contemporary pier, the focus of Marshall's walkabout. As in previous years, several satellite fairs set up shop in New York to coincide with the Armory, among them...

Armory Show 2014 Exhibitor List Announced

The exhibitor list has been announced for the 16th edition of the Armory Show art fair, to be held on Piers 92 and 94 on Manhattan's West Side (Mar. 6-9).

Westerners and Easterners Alike Flock to Art Basel In Hong Kong

Art Basel in Hong Kong, formerly known as Art HK, is the place to go for East-meets-West-style work like Wu Di's Plaything (2013). The painting shows a monkey-headed human figure in Western Renaissance garb on the end of a leash held by a human-headed...

Global Pros Pick New Chinese Artists

Who's next in China? Ever since the country's first wave of avant-garde artists hit the international scene so forcefully in the early 2000s, that question has been on the mind of critics, curators, dealers and—above all—collectors both in the West...

Ullens Sells More, Yet Names Philip Tinari New Director

At Sotheby's Hong Kong yesterday, Guy Ullens, founder of the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) in Beijing, sold 86 works—of 90 offered—for a total of nearly $17 million (including commissions). The partial sell-off (from a collection...

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