Where the Avant-Garde and the vernacular converge: China’s Lv Shengzhong – artist profile


Chinese artist Lv Shengzhong revives the age old folk art of paper cut in his retrospective “Last Century” at Beijing’s Today Art Museum.

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Stylisation and synthesis: Pakistan’s Irfan Hasan – artist profile


Art Radar profiles Pakistani artist Irfan Hasan, who ‘explores the boundaries of form and content’ in his watercolour paintings, drawing on inspiration from Europe’s Renaissance and Neoclassical masters and Indo-Persian miniaturists

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Theatre of photography: Hong Kong’s Tseng Kwong Chi – artist profile


The Chrysler Museum in Virginia recently hosted a travelling retrospective on Tseng Kwon Chi’s oeuvre showing the multi-dimensionality of the acclaimed late artist who bridged photography and performance.

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When bamboo meets politics: 4 Indonesian artists at the Frankfurter Kunstverein


The Frankfurter Kunstverein spotlights 3 artists and a collective from Indonesia’s Post-Reformation generation.

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7 East Asian photographers from the Deutsche Bank Collection 1970-2010


Art Radar highlights seven East Asian photographers on display until 11 January 2016 at Tokyo’s Hara Museum of Contemporary Art in an exhibition of photographs from Deutsche Bank’s collection of over 60,000 works.

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Africa new wave: “FLAUNT” at Ethan Cohen Gallery in New York


Opening on 19 November and running through 19 December, “FLAUNT: Africa New Wave” exhibits 6 African artists who are a part of a new wave of contemporary African art that is currently stirring the art world to it’s core.

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