Carol Yinghua Lu

The staging of an international art biennial in Anren, China, contained both Potemkinist ambition and Brechtian drama

With the recent razing of suburban slums, tightening censorship and the sad passing of Geng Jianyi, a year of reflection in the Chinese capital

Ming Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai, China

From Ink Studio to Boers-Li Gallery to the Red Brick Art Museum – the best current shows in the Chinese capital

Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China & Big Tail Elephant Group, Guangdong Times Museum

Critic and curator Li Xianting speaks to Carol Yinghua Lu about tradition, change and leaving the art world

Wu Tsang, Duilian, 2016, production still. Courtesy: the artist, Spring Workshop, Hong Kong, and Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin; photograph: Ringo Tang

Contributing editor Carol Yinghua Lu shares her picks of the current shows in South China

frieze contributing editor Carol Yinghua Lu rounds up the best shows on view in the city

Fan Ho, S.F. Dan Master Photographer, 1952, 44 x 35 cm, silver gelatin print

Shanghai Center of Photography, China

Wang Youshen, Per Square Meter • My Space, 2010–14, installation view

ShanghART, Beijing, China

Aspartime, Star Space, 2012

Star Gallery, Beijing, China