With artists enjoying lucrative commissions from governments and brands, and attracting millions of followers online, some are asking whether China’s graffiti art has forgotten its counter-cultural roots
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Young, middle class collectors are bending China’s art market to their own tastes
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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