PBS NewsHour

Why Chinese artists are choosing new works over knockoffs

Clip: 10/03/2019 | 6m 45s Video has closed captioning.

In the past, China was better known for producing 75 percent of the world’s art knockoffs than for its own creative innovation. Today, that is changing, as Chinese artists are reviving what they call the country’s “cultural aristocracy” by producing original art. Special correspondent Katrina Yu reports on the artistic, cultural and political implications of China’s creative resurgence.

Aired: 10/03/19

Rating: NR

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