“Recovering the Past”: Myanmar artist Htein Lin at Yavuz Gallery, Singapore

In his first solo show in Singapore, Htein Lin explores family history, life in Myanmar and past challenges.

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Imprisonment and human rights: Artist Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz Island

Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei’s current exhibition “@Large – Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz” comprises 7 new site-specific installations on view until 26 April 2015 at the famous prison grounds.

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Burmese artist Htein Lin breaks free of censorship and prison – interview

Burmese artist Htein Lin spoke to Art Radar about finding creative freedom in the unlikely setting of prison life, his yearning to return home and the changes in Burma’s art scene.

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Unapologetically political Burmese artist Chaw Ei Thein discusses her country and her art: Asia Art Archive interview

MYANMAR ART BURMESE ART ASIA ART ARCHIVE ARTIST INTERVIEW After growing up under Myanmar‘s military junta, Burmese artist Chaw Ei Thein‘s works is unapologetically political. In a recent interview with Asia Art Archive the artist speaks about the connection between … Continue reading

5 60s and 70s born contemporary Cambodian artists in documentary show Forever Until Now

CAMBODIAN CONTEMPORARY ART This post features introductory profiles of 5 Cambodian contemporary artists born in the 1960s and 1970s in the 14 artist historic group show curated by Cambodia-based curator Erin Gleeson, Forever Until Now which aims to document the development … Continue reading

Review round up – Saatchi Middle East art show Unveiled – which artists are critic favourites?

    SAATCHI MIDDLE EAST ART SHOW Unveiled: New Art from the Middle East, Saatchi Gallery, London to 6 May 2009 Advertising mogul and art patron Saatchi is a master at generating extensive high profile media coverage for his shows giving us an uncommon opportunity to synthesise … Continue reading

Sothebys inaugural sale of contemporary Turkish art – video – 5 artists talk

TURKISH ART AUCTION Sotheby’s is holding its inaugural sale of Turkish art on 4 March 2009 in London. Check out the art and see 5 Turkish contemporary artists talking about their paintings, photographs and sculptures in the sale. Themes of … Continue reading