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Topic Archives: Classic/Contemporary
Revolutionising tradition: Seven Hong Kong artists rethink contemporary ink – picture feast
Posted on Friday, June 21st, 2013
In “Contemporary San Sui Exhibition” at Kwai Fung Hin Gallery, seven Hong Kong-based artists provide a distinct approach to the theme of classical made contemporary with Chinese shan shui painting.
Tradition and Regeneration: Imran Qureshi at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York – picture feast
Posted on Friday, June 14th, 2013
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, unveils Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi’s rooftop installation, a work that blends traditional Islamic motifs and techniques with contemporary conceptual art, commenting on violence, life, death and regeneration.
Refocusing on Europe: Rossi & Rossi at TEFAF 2013 – gallery director interview
Posted on Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
After a fifteen year absence from The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF), Rossi & Rossi director Fabio Rossi talks about why 2013 is year to turn back to the fair.
“DEEP S.E.A.”: Art to preserve heritage? Nithakhong Somsanith and La Huy
Posted on Tuesday, February 19th, 2013
In the fourth and final post in our series on Primo Marella Gallery’s “DEEP S.E.A.” exhibition, we delve into the works of Nithakhong Somsanith and La Huy.
ART HK becomes Art Basel Hong Kong but retains Asia focus
Posted on Tuesday, January 15th, 2013
Art Basel, which bought a 60 percent share in ART HK in 2011, has announced the line up and outlook for the 2013 edition of the fair, newly dubbed Art Basel Hong Kong.
Cross-cultural influence in Chinese art: “The Art World Becomes One” Christie’s panel talk
Posted on Wednesday, December 5th, 2012
Held in Hong Kong on November 23, the panel discussion “The Art World Becomes One” was part of a second series of events organised by Christie’s to coincide with its autumn auctions.
Biennale of Sydney 2012: Thai artist Phaptawan Suwannakudt on Not For Sure
Posted on Wednesday, September 12th, 2012
In the second of three articles highlighting individual works at the 2012 edition of the Biennale of Sydney, Art Radar talks to Thai artist Phaptawan Suwannakudt about her installation Not For Sure.