Singapore Gillman Barracks 2012 opening: Optimism abounds


Gallerists and artists are optimistic that Gillman Barracks, which officially opened on 14 September 2012, will have a positive impact on the contemporary art scene in Singapore and Asia.

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Gwangju Biennale 2012: Curatorial genius or chaos?


With so many directors (six) and directions (six overlapping sub-themes), will it be possible for those behind the 9th Gwangju Biennale to produce a cogent and compelling event?

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Taiwanese painter Lien Chien Hsing’s fictional reality – picture feast


Lien Chien Hsing returns Taiwan to nature, imagining its future as a country of ruins, in his paintings on show as part of “Between Reality and Fiction: Sceneries of the Mind”.

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Asian Art Museum’s “Phantoms of Asia”: 5 Indian artists contemplate tradition


In a survey exhibition at San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum, five contemporary Indian artists create works that talk with the artifacts they sit next to.

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Political spectre looms over Ai Weiwei Taiwan exhibition – round up


“Ai Weiwei absent” wrapped up at TFAM on 29 January 2012 after a three-month-long run. Art Radar takes a look at its reception and the political questions surrounding the show.

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Southeast Asian photography: Langgeng Art Foundation holds rare group showing


The Langgeng Art Foundation has brought together works by Southeast Asia’s top photographers in a rare exhibition that is running until 21 January 2012.

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Post-disaster reflections in Japan-Australia art exhibition “Alternating Currents”


The Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (PICA) in cooperation with the Japan Foundation attempts to show art that has been influenced by Japan’s Tōhoku earthquake.

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5 Indonesian painters in Hong Kong group show – picture feast


Work by five Indonesian painters was on show at Hong Kong gallery iPRECIATION. The selection included work by artists like Alfi Jumaldi and Budi Ubrux.

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