Claire van den Heever is a freelance arts and travel writer with a special interest in China. She spent three years in Shanghai, delving into China’s contemporary art scene and meeting its leading artists, curators and critics while researching her first book. Sold Out tells the story of Chinese contemporary art's commercial and critical success over the past three decades. It will be published in September 2012.
Claire left Shanghai in January 2011 to travel home to Cape Town overland. She publishes stories from her journey on her overland travelogue.