How to network in Asia: 7 social media tips for art professionals


Mashable, the online news  source, publish 7 tips for arts professionals on building a platform online to help get the word out about their work.

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3 young Chinese artists awarded prizes at inaugural Caochangdi PhotoSpring


PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL BEIJING AWARDS As part of the launch of the first annual Caochangdi PhotoSpring festival, held in Beijing, China, from 17 April to 30 June this year, three young Chinese artists were awarded a prize for their outstanding work in … Continue reading

The Problem of Asia: Para/Site art exhibition explores Asian identity in Sydney


PARA/SITE ASIAN IDENTITY ART The Problem of Asia, an exhibition presented 30 April – 22 May, 2010 at Chalk Horse Sydney in partnership with Hong Kong’s Para/Site Art Space, deals with an array of issues, not all of which are politically correct. The … Continue reading

Ai Weiwei is next artist in Unilever Series at Tate Modern


Ai Weiwei is first artist from Asia Pacific to create installation in Tate’s Turbine Hall   Prominent Chinese artist Ai Weiwei will be the next artist in the Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall for the Unilever series (12 Oct 2010-25 Apr … Continue reading

Which museums are collecting Chinese contemporary art? New database just released


MUSEUM COLLECTIONS CHINESE ART The AW Asia gallery in New York has just released a valuable new resource for collectors and researchers intererested in Chinese contemporary art. Searchable by artist or museum its database, which is available online at no cost, lists Chinese … Continue reading

Picasso of China or voice of dissent: Who is Ai Wei Wei? Profile


CHINESE ARTIST PROFILE Ai Wei Wei is vying with Cai Guo Qiang to become the most famous contemporary Chinese artist in the world claims Artinfo in its must-read quote-dense 4 page profile produced on the occasion of  Ai Wei Wei’s first … Continue reading

Ullens Center shows three Chinese Contemporary Art Award winners


An exhibition of the works by the winners of the Chinese Contemporary Art Awards is on at the Ullens Center until December 21 2008. About the Chinese Contemporary Art Awards The  awards were founded by Uli Sigg in 1997 as a … Continue reading