7 influential women artists from Asia-Pacific


Art Radar pays tribute to 7 women artists that have made an impact on the global art stage on the occasion of the recent International Women’s Day, which takes place annually on 8 March to celebrate women’s economic, political, and social achievements.

Continue reading

Disrupted Choreographies from Vietnam – in pictures


Eight Vietnamese artists explore alternative views of colonisation and alter assumptions of history in Museum of Contemporary Art Nîmes’ recently launched “Residual: Disrupted Choreographies”.

Continue reading

Syrian artist Khaled Takreti abandons colour in first London exhibition – Ayyam video interview


France-based Syrian artist Khaled Takreti explains the use of a monochromatic graphic style in his satirical art, in a video interview with Ayyam Gallery as part of his latest exhibition at the gallery in London (5 September – 5 October 2013).

Continue reading

Traversing Boundaries: Five Bangladeshi artists question the legacy of partition – The Culture Trip


Bangladeshi art is in the ascendancy, with a new generation of artists creating works inspired by the shifting terrain of contemporary Bangladeshi society. Bangladesh’s young artists seek to question the notion of borders and their relation to the history of … Continue reading

Rare double showing of Sri Lankan drawing: exhibitions London, Colombo


“DRAWINGS”, a concurrent exhibition of two senior artists’ recent work held in Columbo and London in late 2012, is a step towards bringing Sri Lankan art to an international audience.

Continue reading

Yoshitomo Nara shows first-time bronze sculptures: Japan exhibition tour


Starting in July 2012, a huge exhibition of new work by 52-year-old Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara will travel to three museums in his home country.

Continue reading

My Little Pony grows up in Singaporean Sookoon Ang solo – picture feast


“Say Hi To Forever” is Singaporean artist Sookoon Ang’s solo exhibition at Chan Hampe Galleries in Singapore. The show is a dark take on nostalgia, and features new drawings, prints, sculptures, installation, and video animation.

Continue reading