The antique and the contemporary: “The Shape of Time” at Gagosian Hong Kong


Gagosian Gallery mounts exhibition juxtaposing Chinese antiquities and contemporary art in collaboration with Asian art and antiquities dealer Gisèle Croës.

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“There and Back Again”: Cai Guo-Qiang at the Yokohama Museum of Art


Cai Guo-Qiang’s gunpowder and ceramic works take centre stage in the artist’s first major exhibition in Japan after seven years.

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Fashionable alliances: Contemporary dialogues between art and fashion – part 2


The second installment of Art Radar’s three-part art and fashion series looks into the anatomy of a designer-artist collaboration, and brings you 8 unique and exciting partnerships from Asia and Africa.

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Christie’s Hong Kong autumn auctions: A pan-Asian vision


Christie’s Hong Kong’s autumn auctions for Asian Contemporary, which closed on 24 November, broke new records showing renewed strength in the Asian art market.

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Landmark contemporary ink exhibition at New York’s MET – picture feast


The MET’s “Ink Art: Past and Present in Contemporary China”, which opened on 11 December, is the latest exhibition to focus on works influenced by ink painting, calligraphy and literati aesthetics this year.

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Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang wins Japan’s Praemium Imperiale


Internationally renowned for his gunpowder work, Chinese artist Cai Guo-Qiang is the first Chinese artist to win the prestigious Japanese award: the Praemium Imperiale global arts prize.

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Emerging replaces established: Chinese artists at 2012 Biennale of Sydney


A shift in the Biennale of Sydney Chinese artist selection mirrors the curatorial perspective of Australia’s influential White Rabbit Collection. Among the 101 artists on show, the eighteenth Biennale of Sydney, which opened to the public on 27 June 2012, … Continue reading