Japanese-Korean artist Lee Ufan gets Guggenheim retrospective – review round-up


We look at what critics are saying about “Lee Ufan: Marking Infinity”, which opened in June 2011 at the Guggenheim in New York and is the artists’ first American retrospective.

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Painter Nihad Al Turk creates myths daily at Beirut’s Ayyam Gallery – picture post


Bleakness abounds in work by Syrian painter Nihad Al-Turk, who was on show at Ayyam Gallery in Beirut, Lebanon. We bring you a feast of images of his work.

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Political art at Sharjah Biennial in revolutionary times – ARTINFO.com


In a recent ARTINFO article, writer Daniel Kunitz explores the political dimensions of the Sharjah Biennial, an event that came to pass at such a conspicuous time.

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ART HK 11 top topics media round-up: Ai Weiwei, Gao Weigang, ASIA ONE and gallery sales


Art Radar collects what journalists, critics, bloggers and Tweeters had to say on the top trends of ART HK 11: Ai Weiwei, Gao Weigang, ASIA ONE and gallery sales.

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Invisible paintings by Filipino artist Edd Aragon light up in Yuchengco Museum – profile


An increasing number of artists are working with light as part of their art creation. Now Filipino-born artist Edd Aragon has developed his own UV light-reactive paint.

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Filipino and Korean artists in rare collaboration: What was the result?


“We Was There” was the product of an unusual collaboration between Korean and Filipino visual artists and sought to  social stereotypes.

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Philippine Ateneo Art Gallery celebrates 50 years with exhibition and art fund


Philippine university art museum Ateneo Art Gallery has turned fifty. The gallery began in as a collection of paintings donated by multimillionaire heir, philanthropist and educator Fernando Zobel de Ayala, himself a painter. Today, it is busy inaugurating extended gallery space and setting up contemporary art acquisition and endowment funds.

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Most successful young visual artists in Manila named by SPOT


SPOT is a go-to website for Manila events, news and reviews with its features on lifestyle, pop culture and art. It recently published the list “Top 10 Most Successful Young Artists in Manila”, compiled by writer and photographer Monica Barretto, that we talk about here.

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