Alvin Li

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With works by 11 artists, ‘Study of Things’ at Guangdong Times Museum offers regional perspectives on rampant industries

BY Alvin Li | 15 SEP 20

Showing new commissions produced over a two-year period, ‘Modes of Encounter’ is an attempt to reset the relationship between artists, institutions and publics – that doesn’t quite come off

BY Alvin Li | 06 FEB 20

The video artist Li Ran’s return to painting, at Shanghai’s Aike gallery, is suffused by a sense of cinema

BY Alvin Li | 20 DEC 19

The latest edition uses interdisciplinary collaborations between artists, scientists and activists to highlight a new approach to exhibition-making

BY Alvin Li | 20 FEB 19

From biennales to solo projects, and the responsibilities of arts institutions in the face of resurgent nationalisms: the low-down on what to look out for this year

01 FEB 19

At MadeIn Gallery, Shanghai, the Beijing-born artist blends socialist realism with conventions of lianhuanhua, palm-sized Chinese picture books

BY Alvin Li | 18 AUG 18

The Beijing-based artist’s films draw on the emotional strategies of pop culture to explore identity and belonging in a hyper-mediatized world

BY Alvin Li | 13 AUG 18

'Frontier' at OCAT, Shanghai traces contemporary Chinese art's geopolitical concerns and the new complexities of living in a cosmopolitan world

BY Alvin Li | 05 MAR 18

Two controversial events suggest a precarious relationship between China’s culture industry and the state’s soft power project

BY Alvin Li | 26 FEB 18
City Report

Is the city stepping out of Beijing's shadow as China's art capital?

BY Daniel Szehin Ho | 15 FEB 17