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Interview: No.223, Art Photographer

No.223 (Lin Zhipeng, 林志鹏) is a photographer and freelance writer. He was born in Guangdong province and graduated from Guangdong University of Foreign Studies with...

5 Places To See Graffiti Art In China

Graffiti is a form of communication that has very ancient origins and is deeply linked to creativity, and the history of art. The Chinese word...

Lin Jun Liang: Art from Inside Out

LIN JUNLIANG is a modern artist. He was born in Hualien, Taiwan. He studied at the National Taiwan University of Art, Department of Multimedia and...

The Grotesque Mini World of Hairy Monkeys, 20+ images

Hairy monkeys (毛猴) are a unique traditional handicraft of the old Beijing made with cicada shell and magnolia bud. The art of the hairy monkeys...

Interview with GuiGuiSuiSui

GUIGUISUISUI is a two-piece journey into sound and performance. Man and woman, East and West, past and future, side by side blending electronic and 8-bit...

Yahon Chang

Born in 1948, Yahon Chang lives and works in Taipei, Taiwan. He has shown in numerous international solo and group exhibitions including the recent solo...

Interview with contemporary artist ZHANG HUAN

ZHANG HUAN began his career as a painter and then transitioned to performance art before making a comeback to painting. He is primarily a performance...

Chenchenchen’s conceptual art

The Mercy of Not Killing is a series begun in 2016 with Chenchenchen’s performance at MING Contemporary Art Museum in Shanghai: grabbing on to...

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