Natasha Pickowicz

Karen Mazurkewich: New art from China attracts big money

From The Wall Street Journal: The art world’s latest discovery: Chinese artists who came of age in the 1980s. In a fit of speculation and discovery, Americans are starting to buy, show and sell contemporary Chinese art — just as prices for the works are rising at auctions in Hong Kong and Beijing. New York’s […]

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China Daily: Underground terracotta army in a battle for survival

From China Daily: They may have guarded the tomb of China’s first emperor for thousands of years, but the terracotta warriors are facing their toughest battle yet. The life-sized clay figures unearthed three decades ago in Shaanxi province are starting to fall apart and Chinese and US scientists have launched a two-year research project to […]

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Jin Baicheng: Red rock catches fans’ hearts

From China Daily: To mark the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II, top Chinese rock’n’roll bands and singers will gather in Beijing’s Workers Stadium tomorrow to perform a string of revolutionary songs. It will be the largest performance ever staged by Chinese rock stars…… Some accuse the performers of yielding to commercialism […]

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David Barboza: Hollywood sees a future in China

From the New York Times: Like the rest of U.S. industry, Hollywood has seen the future, and it is China. Some of the biggest movie studios are now scrambling onto the mainland and planning to invest more than $150 million over the next few years in China’s burgeoning film industry. Walt Disney Pictures may even […]

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