New York Times Interviews Zeng Fanzhi on his Work and Reflections on the Chinese Art Market

September 23rd, 2016

The New York Times looks at the career of Zeng Fanzhi, and poses his own development as an artist against the backdrop of China’s market explosion for contemporary art over the past decades, and more recent market crises.  “The art market is something you can’t mess with,” he says.  “Just take it one step at a time, develop slowly, and honestly work together with galleries to sell works to people who actually like art and not to people who are trying to speculate on art. Now that we’ve worked with a lot of international galleries and museums, artists here pretty much get it. It’s not like 2007 anymore. We needed this time to mature.”Read more at NYT