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See amazing scenes of 19th-century China at this photography exhibition
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See amazing scenes of 19th-century China at this photography exhibition

Some of the earliest photographs of China, on show for the first time in Beijing

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Shifting sands: Inside UCCA's newest art museum Dune
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Shifting sands: Inside UCCA's newest art museum Dune

A stunning building and scenic seaside day out

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Watch this space: The history and architecture of major Beijing art spaces
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Watch this space: The history and architecture of major Beijing art spaces

Beijing’s art galleries and districts are much more than the works inside

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Get to know Xu Bing ahead of one of 2018's biggest exhibitions
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Get to know Xu Bing ahead of one of 2018's biggest exhibitions

The revered Beijing artist displays some of his most thought-provoking work

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The best exhibitions in Beijing this December
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The best exhibitions in Beijing this December

The best exhibitions and art events in Beijing this December

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Popular art features

A bluffer's guide to contemporary Chinese art
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A bluffer's guide to contemporary Chinese art

Go from art dud to aficionado with our contemporary crash course

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Beijing's underground graffiti scene is on the rise
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Beijing's underground graffiti scene is on the rise

And we chat to the most active players on the scene

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Faurschou Foundation turns 10
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Faurschou Foundation turns 10

We chat to the founder about shaping a decade of Beijing contemporary art

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Meet the artists documenting the changing hutongs
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Meet the artists documenting the changing hutongs

With the future of the hutongs uncertain, it's worth looking at the past

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Meet The Bro Generation
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Meet The Bro Generation

Hangzhou art collective Double Fly on what it means to be bohemian in China

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5 Chinese internet artists and platforms to check out
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5 Chinese internet artists and platforms to check out

Plug into the Chinternet for a dose of cyber art

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Public art in Beijing
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Public art in Beijing

Discover some of the city’s most beautiful, ugly and downright bizarre art pieces

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Is there a lack of LGBT art in Beijing?
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Is there a lack of LGBT art in Beijing?

A look at why the Chinese market is so cagey about queerdom

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798 galleries

White Box Art Center

White Box Art Center

Abandoned military factory converted into modern art space

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M Woods (木木美术馆)
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M Woods (木木美术馆)

M Woods is a contemporary art gallery located in the 798 Art District

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Boers-Li Gallery
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Boers-Li Gallery

A boudary-pushing space in 798

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Pace Beijing (佩斯北京)
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Pace Beijing (佩斯北京)

A gallery in 798 known for bringing in huge-name exhibitions

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Magician Space (魔金石空间)
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Magician Space (魔金石空间)

A small, avant-garde gallery in 798

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Faurschou Foundation
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Faurschou Foundation

A Bauhaus-style gallery in Beijing's 798 Art District

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Caochangdi art galleries

Galerie Urs Meile (麦勒画廊)
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Galerie Urs Meile (麦勒画廊)

An international art gallery in 798

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White Space (空白空间)
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White Space (空白空间)

White Space Beijing is an art gallery that focuses on emerging Chinese artists

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Taikang Space (泰康空间)
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Taikang Space (泰康空间)

The very first domestically funded non-profit art space in Beijing

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Popular Art interviews

Paul Smith: 'The idea is to give encouragement – just go out and do things for yourself'
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Paul Smith: 'The idea is to give encouragement – just go out and do things for yourself'

The designer talks his humble beginnings ahead of his Beijing exhibition

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Interview: Andres Serrano
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Interview: Andres Serrano

We chat to him ahead of his high-profile show

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Interview: Philip Tinari, director of UCCA
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Interview: Philip Tinari, director of UCCA

We chat to the man at the helm of Beijing's biggest art museum

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Meet Kuen Tang, the quadriplegic artist with a mission
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Meet Kuen Tang, the quadriplegic artist with a mission

The Canadian educator who wants to change how China sees the disabled

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Interview: David Hockney
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Interview: David Hockney

The British artist on Beijing, iPad art and inspiration

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Interview: Ai Weiwei
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Interview: Ai Weiwei

We talk to Ai Weiwei as his first China solo show opens

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Interview: Baudouin Mouanda
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Interview: Baudouin Mouanda

Photographer Baudouin Mouanda on the Congolese fashion subculture les sapeurs

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Interview with the co-founders of Intelligentsia
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Interview with the co-founders of Intelligentsia

The co-founders talk about taking on the city’s art establishment

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Interview: Lawrence Lek
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Interview: Lawrence Lek

We talk to the video artist about Sinofuturism and dystopian AI

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