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Tradition & Transformation: Contemporary Printmaking in Asia

As a cultural concept, “Asia” refers to a geographic space and as well as a historical and cultural identity. Asia was proposed as a community, actually a cultural oppression from Western centralism. In the past 100 years, "Western learning " has eroded many regional...

Looking Back: Affordable Art Fair Battersea 2019

Thank you to everyone who came along to the Affordable Art Fair in Battersea to see us last weekend, and especially to those of you who went home with a print from one of our talented Chinese artists. Thanks as well to the Affordable Art Fair team who made it such a...

In Conversation with Aimin Liu, Founder of ArtChina UK

Meet Aimin Liu, the founder of ArtChina UK. Below, she talks about how and why she founded ArtChina, how Chinese art is currently viewed in the UK and a bit about our upcoming participation in the Affordable Art Fair, Battersea in London from March 7-10, 2019.  Photo:...

Meet the Artist: Yang Qi’s Biography of Art Life

杨起艺术生涯自述 YANG QI’S BIOGRAPHY OF ART LIFE 我出生在一个艺术氛围浓郁的家庭,我父亲于二十世纪三十年代末毕业于当今中国最高艺术学府“中国美术学院”的前身之一“苏州艺术专科学校”,...

Yu Chengyou: A Solo Exhibition in Shenzhen

One of our talented Chinese artists, Yu Chengyou's images draw upon natural surroundings, from wildlife to human life, places that, through the simplicity of his style, seem tranquil and uncluttered. His prints offer quite a contrast to the metropolises’ of China;...

Meet the Artist: Hammer Chen (Printmaking)

One of the talented emerging Chinese artists we'll be exhibiting at November's Asian Art in London show is Hammer Chen, whose creative life bounces between Shanghai and London. Hammer is a printmaker, an artist and illustrator whose work, as she puts it, stems from an...

Meet the Artist: Wang Chao (Woodblock Prints)

One of the more established Chinese artists we'll be exhibiting at Asian Art in London at Design Centre Chelsea Harbour next month is Wang Chao, professor at the China Academy of Arts and director of its noted Purple Bamboo Studio. His work has been collected by...