Qiao Zhibing, founder of Tank Shanghai, standing in front of one of the tanks. The art space officially opened to the public on March 23. Photo: Simon Song

Tank Shanghai, art centre in disused oil tanks, opens in West Bund. We take a look inside

  • Consisting of five huge converted oil tanks by the Huangpu River, the space offers generous dimensions of which artists can take advantage
  • But with the delay of the nearby DreamCenter complex – sold by its investors last year to the local government – footfall is likely to be lower than hoped
Topic |   Art

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Qiao Zhibing, founder of Tank Shanghai, standing in front of one of the tanks. The art space officially opened to the public on March 23. Photo: Simon Song
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Ye Yongqing, pictured in 2008, said he had tried to speak to his accuser before contacting his lawyers. Photo: Oliver Tsang

Chinese artist Ye Yongqing breaks silence over plagiarism row with Belgian Christian Silvain amid legal action threat

  • Renowned painter denies claims he copied works by Belgian Christian Silvain three weeks after they were first made and says he has contacted lawyers
  • Chinese art world was rocked by accusation against high-profile figures whose buyers are believed to include Bill Gates and Rupert Murdoch
Topic |   China Society

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Ye Yongqing, pictured in 2008, said he had tried to speak to his accuser before contacting his lawyers. Photo: Oliver Tsang
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