Words in Art: How Indian-born painter Sujata Bajaj uses Sanskrit on canvas


For the last interview in our year-long “Words in Art” series, Art Radar met with the Indian painter Sujata Bajaj in her Paris studio. Read on for an overview of her practice.

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Qatar top contemporary art buyer internationally, reports Art Newspaper


According to an article published in The Art Newspaper, Qatar (and the Qatari Royal family) is the world’s biggest buyer of modern and contemporary art today.

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What is the future of contemporary ink painting? Asia Society panel discussion


The future of contemporary ink as a medium was explored by ink art experts in an Asia Society-organised panel discussion in May 2011. Lively audience time followed the talks.

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Words in Art: Wenda Gu on rewriting and retranslating traditional Chinese culture


As we near the end of our “Words in Art” series we look at how seminal Chinese artist Wenda Gu manipulates and reinvents the traditional calligraphy of his home country.

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Tune in to Art International Radio for 30+ talks on Asian contemporary art


Online US-based radio ART on AIR, focussed on all things art, has produced a number of podcasts on Asian contemporary art that are worth making time for.

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Who is the King of Kowloon? ArtisTree exhibition pays tribute to artist and eccentric Tsang Tsou-choi


Hong Kong exhibition “Memories of King Kowloon” tells the story of one of the city’s most iconic and eccentric artists, Tsang Tsou-choi (a.k.a. King Kowloon).

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Most groundbreaking contemporary art from East? Three top art experts say no


Last week Art Radar outlined in an article the arguments presented for the motion by three of the speakers involved in “The Most Groundbreaking Contemporary Art is from the East” debate. This week we outline the arguments against the motion as presented by art professionals Sarah Kent, Kenny Schachterand Richard Wentworth.

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Sotheby's to hold first ever international auction house sale of calligraphy in Doha


ART MARKET ART AUCTIONS CALLIGRAPHY DOHA Sotheby’s London recently announced it will hold the first ever international auction house sale dedicated solely to calligraphy in Doha, Qatar, at The Ritz-Carlton Doha hotel, on 15 December. The groundbreaking calligraphy auction Hurouf: The Art of … Continue reading