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What’s Next for China’s Once-Thriving Artist Communes?

Contemporary art battles to find a place to grow in the face of regulations and rising property prices

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Wang Tuo’s Savage Country

Artist Wang Tuo offers macabre meditations on China's past and present

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The Night is for Lovers | Fiction

Three translated short stories from Yuan Zi, a pioneer of "Beijing drifter scar literature"

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Crafting the Future

Headmaster Yeshi Tenzin trains the next generation of Tibetan thangka artists in Lhasa

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Tintin's Chinese Change-Up

An unlikely friendship with Chinese artist Zhang Chongren helped the creator of the Belgian comic strip defy stereotypes—in 1934

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Documenting 2020

Race, class, governance, youth: The indie documentaries that broke ground and ignited discussions this year

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Soul’s Entryway

Artist Wang Zhanwu paints a love letter to a small northern community

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Dancing With the Dead

Chinese hip-hop dance troupes tackle ancient customs and present-day social critiques

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Growing Space

What it’s like to exhibit art in a disappearing urban village

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