Penny Liu, a journalist based in Beijing, has been announced as the new editor-in-chief of artnet News China, a Chinese version of artnet News which is set to launch in February 2015. It is to be based in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong, and will be found at the website artnetnews.cn.
Artnet News China will employ five staff, aiming to bring local news to a Chinese-speaking audience. Taiwan-born Liu has previously worked as the editor-in-chief of Harper’s Baazar Art China, after graduating from Peking University with a degree in art history and theory in 2008.
Artnet News now has 18 staff based in four different countries.