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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Louis Vuitton gets Yayoi Kusama’s polka-dots


Marc Jacobs of Louis Vuitton continues to push fashion and art collaboration to the cutting edge as his partnership with the contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama proves.

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Russian curators prosecuted for showcasing banned art: media round-up


RUSSIAN ART CURATORS BANNED ART LAW After a two-year trial, two Russian curators, Yury Samodurov and Andrei Yerofeyev, were declared guilty of “inciting religious hatred,” despite massive protest. Although they escaped the three-year prison sentence demanded by the prosecution, the judge … Continue reading

Animamix Biennial – an alternative biennial pushes aesthetic of comic art – interview curator Victoria Lu


ANIMATION ART BIENNIAL The Animamix Biennial is unique. The first was held in 2007, organised by Victoria Lu, an experienced curator and the Artistic Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Shanghai. This years show, also curated by Lu, spans four … Continue reading

Korean artist Kim Joon discusses tattoos, taboos and his inspiration – interview


KOREAN CONTEMPORARY ART The powerful works by Kim Joon depicting intriguingly ‘tattooed’ bodies beg for context. However, to more deeply understand Joon’s meditation on the meaning of tattoo as a social phenomenon and uniquely human act, a viewer must first … Continue reading

Louis Vuitton, A Passion For Creation review – the fine art of branding in Hong Kong


LOUIS VUITTON EXHIBITION REVIEW HONG KONG The historical roots and modern artistic expression of a luxury brand are revealed at  ‘Louis Vuitton: A Passion For Creation,’ presented as a 3-part series by the Hong Kong Museum of Art.  In the … Continue reading