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    The new Sifang Art Museum opening in Nanjing.

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    ’s China Luxury Brief: the day’s top news on the business of luxury and culture in China, all in one place. Look below for the top stories for November 1, 2013.#

    The new Sifang Art Museum opening in Nanjing.


    Celebrity brand endorsements under scrutiny in China.#

    China recently passed a new consumer protection law saying if celebrity brand ambassadors say they've used a product, they're legally liable if it's dangerous. (SCMP)

    — CULTURE —#

    Nanjing's new Sifang Art Museum illustrates China's cultural boom.#

    The "21,528-square-foot exhibition space designed by New York architect Steven Holl" is set to open on the outskirts of the city, and will be set in a complex featuring a "hotel, conference center and 20 residential villas." The story is accompanied by an interesting multimedia feature. (WSJ)

    Art legends Warhol and Beuys meet in China.#

    Now marks "the first time the work of two leading figures of contemporary art has been exhibited at the same time in China." (China Daily)

    Kwan Sheungchi wins Hugo Boss Asia Art Prize.#

    The label's decision to sponsor an art prize is in line with many labels' efforts to use art for an upscale and unique brand image. (ArtInfo)

    — FILM —#

    Russian film Stalingrad screened in China.#

    Hollywood films must compete globally to gain quota spots. (Xinhua)

    A Touch of Sin wins best narrative film award at Abu Dhabi Film Festival.#

    After winning Best Screenplay at Cannes, Jia Zhangke's film continues to accumulate awards. (PanArmenian)

    — FASHION —#

    China brands follow Dior to Paris seeking European glitz.#

    Companies like Bosideng and Trinity hope that locations in the West can lend cachet in China. (Bloomberg)

    Shanghai takes after Hong Kong to lure luxury shoppers.#

    Same building, higher prices: "Carbon copies of Hong Kong shopping landmarks have popped up in the city, replicating Hong Kong's retail scene from the names right down to the design of the buildings." (SCMP)

    Interview: Designer Olive Nie.#

    The Central Academy of Fine Arts graduate is focusing on expanding her label, which is available at boutiques such as Brand New China. (ArtInfo)

    Photos: China's changing fashion scene.#

    Check out some of China Fashion Week's edgiest styles. (Al Jazeera)

    Designer Fan Ran of RanFan was a standout at China Fashion Week.#

    Like many standout Chinese designers, she graduated from Central Saint Martins and is generating buzz with her five-year-old line. (ArtInfo)

    — LIFESTYLE —#

    China on "cusp" of yacht boom.#

    The yacht industry in China is still in its infancy, but yachtmakers have been moving in on the market in hopes of long-term gain. (Jing Daily)

    General Motors ramps up Cadillac in China.#

    The company is hoping the iconic American brand will be the "next big status symbol" in China. (Forbes)

    — TECH —#

    Seeing is believing: IMAX to launch $250,000 home theaters in China.#

    And you thought Americans were obsessed with big TVs. (IMAX)

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