The Arts articles


Classic Chinese Play: The Autumn of Han UK Tour

The world première of The Autumn of Han, a classic Chinese play, is touring nationally this spring. This new production, has been formed by British and British East Asian artists specifically to bring East Asian stories to the British Stage.


Artist: Chinese calligrapher Chen Guangwu

Chinese calligrapher Chen Guangwu’s delicate ink on rice paper paintings are a complex and, upon first glance, complicated entanglement of traditional forms, calligraphic mastery, and absolutely contemporary sensibility.

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Chinese artist Fu Lei

Born in Beijing in 1958, Fu Lei’s elaborate oil paintings capture the notion of excess in today’s world. Plump figures decorated in pearls and dainty high-heels frolic amongst toads, flamingos, snails and fruit in an absurd yet uncannily familiar world.