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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Examining ‘race’ in Asia’s migrant domestic workers population: “Afterwork” at Para Site, Hong Kong


Hong Kong’s leading non-profit Para Site launched a new exhibition exploring race as it relates to the lives of migrant domestic workers in Hong Kong and abroad.

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French auction house Artcurial breaks records in debut Hong Kong sale


French auction house Artcurial affirms leadership position with record-breaking sales of comics in inaugural Hong Kong auction, held in collaboration with the Hong Kong-based auction house Spink.

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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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Rubin Museum breaks tradition to show the first Tibetan art show in New York – New York Times


TIBETAN CONTEMPORARY ART NEW YORK MUSEUM SHOWS Until October 18, Rubin Museum, usually New York’s home for traditional art of the Himalayas, will run the first Tibetan contemporary art show in the city. Titled “Tradition Transformed: Tibetan Artists Respond“, this … Continue reading

Comic art of Popok Tri Wahyudito portrays scenes of transport calamity


GALLERY SHOWS COMIC ART DRAWING INDONESIA In July this year, Valentine Willie Fine Art (VWFA) partnered with Kuala Lumpur’s The Annexe Gallery to bring “BERGERak” to Malaysia. In his first Malaysian solo, Indonesian artist Popok Tri Wahyudi, uses “Jogja comic … Continue reading