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

Emerging artists Min Xiaofang, Kang Yongfeng and Song Yongjun win Chinese Art Prize awards 2008


CHINESE ART PRIZE The winners of the Chinese Art Prize 2008 are: Min Xiaofang (Gold) and Kang Yongfeng (Silver). The Viewers’ Choice Prize went to Song Yongjun. In 2008 more than 1,000 emerging Chinese artists applied for the CAP. The … Continue reading

Central Asian art joins mainstream market – Eurasianet


CENTRAL ASIAN ART The strong presence of Central Asian artists at recent art fairs and exhibits in New York is helping to underscore the fact that the region has joined the mainstream of the international art market reports Eurasianet. A … Continue reading

Emerging Chinese conceptual artist Li Hui defies recession at Christies Hong Kong Asian art sale December 2008


EMERGING CHINESE ARTIST HONG KONG AUCTION Christie’s Asian Contemporary Art sale on 1 December was surprisingly encouraging for the art market, at least the Asian contemporary art market, although perhaps not too much should be read into that just yet. … Continue reading

Filipino artist Alwin Reamillo's Helicopter project to tour Australia in 2009


  FILIPINO ART Australian-based Filipino artist Alwin Reamillo’s collaborative sculpture called the Thuringowa Helicopter Project is to tour Australia’s capital cities as part of Kultour 2009. “Craft refers to a process of making a creative form of some sort, but also refers … Continue reading

New contemporary art from India and Thailand in Bangkok to September 27 2008


CONTEMPORARY INDIAN AND THAI ART SHOW August 16 to September 27 2008  Gallery Souflower, Bangkok’s only gallery exhibiting contemporary Indian art, in Silom Galleria  is showing “The Ethics of Encounter: contemporary art from India and Thailand” until September 27 2008. The show is … Continue reading