“First Look” at the Asian Art Museum reveals a strategy of expansion


San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum unveils its growing contemporary art collection.

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Acclaimed Nigerian artist Otobong Nkanga at Portikus – in pictures


Nigerian artist Otobong Nkanga unravels the dichotomy of desire and destruction inherent in the production of ‘shining substances’.

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A search for Hong Kong tradition through 6 artists – Part 2


In a two-part series, Art Radar looks into the exhibition “Here is Where We Meet” at Duddell’s Hong Kong, which investigates how “tradition” intersects with the practice of six Hong Kong artists.

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LACMA’s ground-breaking “Islamic Art Now” – in pictures


LACMA’s first show of their contemporary Middle Eastern art collection charts the expanding perametres of Islamic art.

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Opera and politics: William Kentridge and the art of allegory


Art Radar profiles the veteran South African artist William Kentridge, in light of his largest retrospective to date at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) in Beijing until 30 August 2015.

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Mien Meo Mieng: Vietnamese contemporary art in Sweden – in pictures


Bildmuseet at Umeå University holds most comprehensive contemporary Vietnamese art exhibition in Sweden to date.

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