With millions of followers, Zhao Xiaoli is China’s most popular artist on Douyin—so why do art critics not rate her work?
An online art exhibition calls attention to the infamous “chained woman” case in eastern China, despite repeated censorship
Beyond a glitzy career in fashion photography, Li Xiaoliang points his lens at gritty Chinese realities and faded Western illusions
Artist Liang Shaoji talks to TWOC about using the symbolism of silk to lay bare Earth’s evolution
One migrant worker’s journey from reproducing Van Goghs in an “art factory” to painting on the streets of Amsterdam
Painter Pan Dehai talks with TWOC about the ’85 New Wave movement and the reception of his cute but satiric political works
Contemporary art battles to find a place to grow in the face of regulations and rising property prices