Image Courtesy of Hanart TZ Gallery The HKAC is running a series of 6 courses on Chinese Contemporary Art and the Market. How to appreciate Chinese contemporary art? Who are the current top artists and rising stars? What are the strategies of buying Chinese artworks? Led by renowned academics, curators, and market specialists, Chinese Contemporary Art and the Market will investigate these topics.
From the 1979 ‘Open Door Policy’, which triggered the birth of Chinese Contemp
Beneath the surface of an extraordinary Chinese ceramic ware known in the West as “numbered Jun” is a story of both technical and historical complexity. Numbered Jun are related to the celebrated group of Song dynasty (960–1279) ceramics called Jun ware, renowned for its opalescent blue glaze often enhanced with purple. While numbered Jun share a similar glaze and color palette to classic Jun, they are distinguished by a well-defined array of sophisticated forms and by marks
"Imperial Splendours: The Art of Jewellery since the 18th Century" (April 11 - July 2, 2017) at Beijing's Palace Museum explores the affinity between Chaumet and artistic practices in China. 'Vertiges' tiara by Scott Armstrong Led by Beatrice de Plinval, curator of Chaumet's museum and archives, with scientific direction from Henri Loyrette, former director of the Paris Louvre and Musee d'Orsay, the showcase brings together 300 works that extend beyond jewellery to paintings,