City shows, financial woes: 2012 Shanghai Biennale round up


While the Shanghai Biennale’s new 2012 city pavilion concept attracted a lot of attention, it was overshadowed by financial and curatorial issues in the run-up to the event.

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Anselm Franke to curate “global systemic crisis” themed Taipei Biennial 2012


German curator and art writer Anselm Franke will curate a biennial that draws its thematic inspiration from “the current situation of a global systemic crisis.”

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Singapore Biennale 2011, 29 of 63 exhibiting artists are from Asia


The list of artists for the 2011 Singapore Biennale has been revealed. Beginning in early March, and this year titled “Open House”, SB2011 will feature over 150 works by 63 artists from 30 countries, with more than half of them premiering new works or creating new commissions. We have picked out the 28 artists who are living , working in or originally from the Asian region and listed them.

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Missed the 8th Gwangju Biennale? Watch it all online


BIENNALES CONTEMPORARY ART EVENTS KOREA Mousse Magazine was chosen by the Gwangju Biennale to put together a series of video portraits of the entire 2010 event. The resulting set of films tour the various exhibition spaces and provide a surprisingly … Continue reading

Can’t get to the Shanghai Biennale? First day in 10 pictures


Art Radar was at the Shanghai Biennale in November this year. We took a ton of photos and have selected ten of the best to help give those of you who weren’t able to attend a glimpse of what the event had to offer. For some images, we have quoted from the wall panels that accompanied the artwork at the event or from what was written about the artwork in the Biennale catalogue.

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