The Lotus Building

Architecture has reached new heights in Wujin, China as a stunning new construction has been unveiled. The Lotus Building can be seen blooming out of an artificial lake, like the flower it has been modeled on. The Lotus Building is the work of studio505, conceived as an inhabited sculptural work, in which visitors enter from … Continue reading

Coca-Cola Bow Pavilion

With sustainability and CSR high on every major company’s activity list, drinks giant Coca-Cola, is using art to promote recycling of the billions of bottles and cans they sell each year. The Cola-Bow is an art installation at Beijing University, China, by the Austrian-based design house Penda to highlight the current state of plastic pollution … Continue reading

Zhang Huan – Q Confucius

World-renowned artist Zhang Huan has opened his largest solo exhibition in China, ‘Q Confucius’ at The Rockbund Art Museum (RAM), explores the impact on art, society, and religion of China’s rapid economic, cultural, and environmental changes. The collection of entirely new work, commissioned specifically for RAM’s exhibition featuring animated large-scale sculptures, ash paintings and installations. … Continue reading

Artist Ai Weiwei released on bail by Chinese police

Ai Weiwei, the world famous artist has finally been released on bail after more than two-and-a-half months of detention in China. This follows a substantial international campaign calling for his release and freedom. Weiwei, whose name still adorns the outside of Tate Modern, London with “Free Ai Weiwei” has spoke to UK newspaper the Guardian … Continue reading

Man escapes naked from brothel in China’s Jilin province

A naked man was spotted racing across a rooftop in Changchun, capital of north-east China’s Jilin province after police raided a brothel. The man in question was seen desperately trying to climb down from the building during the raid. The photographer, a high school student visiting a friend nearby, picked up his cameraphone after hearing … Continue reading