Asia’s “Art Cities of the Future”: Where are the region’s emerging art hubs?


The recently released Phaidon book Art Cities of the Future: 21st Century Avant-Gardes highlights twelve art cities of the future with unique avant-garde scenes, five of which are Asian.

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Contemporary ink: Chinese art’s next big splash? Gallerists react to Sotheby’s October 2013


Following the success of Sotheby’s ‘Contemporary Literati: Early Ink Masters’, leading gallerists Alice and Daphne King from Alisan Fine Arts and Fred Scholle from Galerie du Monde weigh in on whether ink art is the next best thing.

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Where to see contemporary art in Beijing – Xinhua’s Top 10 spots


China’s Xinhua News gives a list of the top ten art museums and centres located in Beijing that feature and promote Chinese contemporary art, in an article published on 14 October 2013.

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Transcending borders: “No Country” at Asia Society Hong Kong – June Yap curator interview


The Asia Society Hong Kong Centre presents Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative’s touring exhibition “No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia” (30 October 2013 – 16 February 2014), a show that explores the diversity of contemporary art from the region.

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China’s prodigal Star returns: Wang Keping at UCCA, Beijing – picture feast


China’s Wang Keping, co-founder of The Stars and self-imposed exile, is having a solo exhibition at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art from 27 September 2013 to 5 January 2014, but rumours of censorship already shadow the show.

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Burma’s Flying Circus: Tun Win Aung and Wah Nu – interview


Myanmar husband and wife artist duo Tun Win Aung and Wah Nu talk to Art Radar about the life of artists in Myanmar and the ideas behind their work.

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