Photo Gallery: Takashi Murakami’s “octopus” exhibition at MCA Chicago


Art Radar runs an exclusive photo gallery of Takashi Murakami’s latest show in the United States.

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Japanese artist Yoshitaka Amano’s “Deva Loka Genesis” at Art Statements, Hong Kong – in pictures


The iconic Japanese artist Yoshitaka Amano’s sci-fi fantasy, pop art works are juxtaposed with ancient Chinese Buddhist stone sculptures.

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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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Mr.’s otaku culture and Neo-Pop on view at New York’s Lehmann Maupin


Japanese visual artist Mr. presents “Sunset in My Heart” until 12 August at Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, merging a happy-go-lucky Neo-Pop aesthetic with an intimate reflection on today’s oppressive occurrences.

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3 celebrated manga artists at The British Museum


The British Museum’s “Manga Now” exhibition features new commissioned works by 3 major names in Japanese manga art.

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Experimental Hong Kong and Chinese short films in London this September 2015


One year after the Umbrella Movement, film curators at UK’s videoclub and Hong Kong’s Videotage explore social and political connections between Hong Kong, China and the UK in “Both Sides Now II”.

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What is Superflat art? Art Radar explains


Art Radar gives an overview of Superflat, the Japanese contemporary art movement started by Takashi Murakami that combines graphic design, hyper-sexualised manga characters and fine art aesthetics.

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"Post adolescent" art on display in two Taiwanese museums – picture feast


EMERGING ARTISTS TAIWANESE ART MUSEUM SHOWS COLLECTIONS An exhibition exploring the theme of “post adolescence” is presenting 72 works by younger generation Taiwanese artists, those between 25 and 35 years of age, in an effort to reveal their art creation … Continue reading