Painting Romantic Australian landscapes: Cambodian-born artist Sokquon Tran – in pictures


Cambodian painter Sokquon Tran merges the Australian landscape with the German Romantic tradition.

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Art Jog ’12: Fresh contemporary art makes for meaningful Indonesian fair


Organisers of the 2012 edition of Art Jog hope to stand out on the now-crowded Asian art fair calendar with their focus on emerging practitioners and an artist-centred exhibition format.

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Professional “art bubble”: Who is in it and what do they do?


In an article for the New Zealand Herald on the re-launch of the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Janet McAllister comments on the dubious relationship between art and money.

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Australian art school graduate pockets 35,000 dollars with ‘science fiction prop’ sculpture


Lachlan Petras was awarded the AUD35,000 Dr Harold Schenberg Art Prize at the 2012 “Hatched” National Graduate Show at the Perth Institute of Contemporary Art.

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Corporate art sponsors replaced by private donors in Australia – Sydney Morning Herald


A rise in private donations has provided the Australian arts scene with a reprieve from an unprecedented fall in corporate sponsorship, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.

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Unparalleled “NEW AGE: NEW MEDIA” exhibition shows 12 Australian and Chinese video works – 7 month China tour


A China first, “NEW AGE: NEW MEDIA” exhibition is showing twelve Australian and Chinese video works over seven months in a Chinese-wide tour that ends December 2012.

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19 Indonesian contemporary artists in first Australian commercial showcase – Art Radar interviews MiFA


MiFA’s “Closing the Gap” is Australia’s first commercial survey of contemporary Indonesian art but educating collectors and the public is just as important as sales.

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2 Japanese video artists at Auckland Arts Festival 2011 – profile


Ko Nakajima and Kentaro Taki exhibited new video installations as part of the Visual Art programme of the Auckland Arts Festival 2011. We profile the artists and their work.

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