6 Asian and Middle Eastern artists at the Whitney Biennial 2017


In a time of turmoil, the Whitney Biennial considers how racial tensions, economic inequities and polarising politics affect our sense of community.

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Subconscious Sewing: Thai painter Narissara Pianwimungsa’s Threadwork – in conversation


Narissara Pianwimungsa explores her transition from painting to embroidery, the parallels between the two art forms, and how this new foray serves as a way to address the artists long time preoccupations.

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“Political Acts: Pioneers of Performance Art in Southeast Asia” at the Arts Centre Melbourne


Art Radar takes a closer look at some of the participating performance artists and their practice in “Political Acts: Pioneers of Performance Art in Southeast Asia”.

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“ESCAPE from the SEA”: Japanese and Southeast Asian artists in Kuala Lumpur – in pictures


Japanese and Southeast Asian artists explore issues of identity, belongingness and history through the politics of borders in the region and beyond, in “ESCAPE from the SEA” by The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur.

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Filipino artist Pio Abad explores political “Counternarratives” at Silverlens Gallery


Artist Pio Abad brings up the archive of resistance to the Marcos dictatorship in the Phillipines following the recent burial of the dictator.

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10 Highlights from the inaugural Kathmandu Triennale 2017


The inaugural Kathmandu Triennale explores the theme of “city”.

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Sotheby’s Hong Kong Spring Auctions 2017 signal a return to a stronger art market – round-up


Andy Warhol’s Mao breaks records as Sotheby’s Hong Kong open up to works by western artists. Improving on the autumn sales of 2016, the recent results in Hong Kong indicate a return to the strong sales from a year ago. … Continue reading

8 highlights from the inaugural Honolulu Biennial 2017


The first edition of the Honolulu Biennial brings together 33 artists from the Pacific Islands, Asia and North America.

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