Lisa Movius

Lisa Movius

Lisa Movius has been based in Shanghai since 1998 and covers avant-garde art and culture around Asia. She is the China Bureau Chief and Asia Correspondent for The Art Newspaper, a London-based art industry publication.

Latest from Lisa Movius

The investment in art that’s helping Hangzhou emerge from Shanghai’s shadow

Shanghai may be known as China’s cultural capital, but Hangzhou’s expanding art infrastructure and laid-back ethos have created a vibrant scene.

Shanghai may be known as China’s cultural capital, but Hangzhou’s expanding art infrastructure and laid-back ethos have created a vibrant scene.

2 Jan 2022 - 10:15AM
Andy Warhol, Shara Hughes and Chinese artists Chen Wei, Nabuqi among highlights of Shanghai’s November art season, but shadow of censorship looms

Galleries, art fairs and museums in Shanghai are showing a range of Chinese and international talent that includes Nathalie Djurberg, Chen Wei and Nabuqi, but the shadow of censorship looms.

Galleries, art fairs and museums in Shanghai are showing a range of Chinese and international talent that includes Nathalie Djurberg, Chen Wei and Nabuqi, but the shadow of censorship looms.

21 Nov 2021 - 3:15PM
Review | Good range of 21st century Chinese art, but why is it nearly all by men? UCCA Edge’s debut Shanghai show a missed opportunity

The inaugural exhibition at Beijing contemporary art centre’s Shanghai branch pays homage to an explosive era for art in China at the turn of the millennium.

The inaugural exhibition at Beijing contemporary art centre’s Shanghai branch pays homage to an explosive era for art in China at the turn of the millennium.

4 Jun 2021 - 3:31PM
Review | Water-themed Shanghai Biennale feels diluted by satellite art shows away from the main venue

Rather than making a big splash, the delayed show’s main exhibition, Bodies of Water, at Power Station of Art in the Chinese seaboard city, is curiously diffuse.

Rather than making a big splash, the delayed show’s main exhibition, Bodies of Water, at Power Station of Art in the Chinese seaboard city, is curiously diffuse.

24 Apr 2021 - 3:15PM
Chinese women photographers given a stage for their work at Shanghai art space in the residence of US consul general

Old people, old buildings, urban panoramas, and apartment-bound children reminiscent of caged animals – these are the contrasting subjects of four women photographers whose work is on show in Shanghai at the residence of the US consul general.

Old people, old buildings, urban panoramas, and apartment-bound children reminiscent of caged animals – these are the contrasting subjects of four women photographers whose work is on show in Shanghai at the residence of the US consul general.

11 Apr 2021 - 12:15PM
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