Category Archives: art

Top-100 best selling Chinese artists – Rupert Hoogewerf

The founder of Hurun, China’s rich list Rupert Hoogewerf published a list of best-selling Chinese artists of the past 5000 years. “What is remarkable is that 34 of the Top 100 are alive today,” Hoogewerf tells in

Writing on China’s seedy past – Paul French

“A chronicler of China’s seedy past,” author Paul French is called in a raving review in The Atlantic. His latest book “Midnight in Peking” became a candidate for the Edgar Award in the “Best Fact Crime” category.

Life and music in Beijing – Kaiser Kuo

Smart Beijing sat down with “Baidu International Communications Director/Sinica podcast co-founder/pioneering Beijing longhair” Kaiser Kuo, and asked him about life and music in China’s capital Beijing. About Cui Jian, the Black Panther and much more.

Disappearing Shanghai – Howard French

Howard French – former foreign correspondent in Shanghai and photographer – portraits in his new book Disappearing Shanghai: Photographs and Poems of an Intimate Way of Life – the characters he met in Shanghai between 2002 and 2008. The Asia Society interviewed him about his approach.

Art and wealth management will dominate Shanghai rich – Rupert Hoogewerf

In Shanghai 370,000 residents are millionaires in US-dollars in 2012, and although most still get their fortune from real estate Rupert Hoogewerf of the Hurun Rich list estimates art and wealth management will take over as sources for wealth in the city, he tells the Jing Daily.