Beijing Scene, Volume 5, Issue 9, May 21 - 27

  aniwar abstracted
by Christopher Barden
"Many artists have a vocabulary, but they don't have their own language. I think this is a difficult problem for contemporary Chinese artists. They're more concerned with how nice a painting looks than what it says, or how passionately it
says it.."

In Short: May 21 - 27, 1999
China braces for yellow river floods, stay in school, dirty dishes, sex and the city, firms hope to share wealth on lucky day...

FYI: 24-hour stores
More proof that Beijing is becoming an international standard capital

Yanghunzi vs. Shudaizi
courtyard housing...

Ask Ayi: High flyin' Ayi

Best Bite: Scandinavian meatball in Beijing
by Marie Clarie Rosio
IKEA brings Swedish home cooking to the furniture-shoppong masses





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