Mongolian Mugi’s first Hong Kong solo: Rediscovering past lost to communism


Mongolian artist Munkhtsetseg Jalkhaajav, also known as Mugi, recently concluded her first solo exhibition in Hong Kong. Her works commonly depict women and deal with the re-emergence of Mongolian heritage.

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Curators announced for Central Asian Pavillion, 54th Venice Biennial


VENICE BIENNIAL CENTRAL ASIAN PAVILLION ART CURATORS How and with whom does the contemporary art of Central Asia communicate? To whom is it addressed? In which language does it speak? Does it use a lingua franca, the language of most … Continue reading

Pockets of change in Asian art infrastructure – interview Leeza Ahmady director ACAW


ASIAN CONTEMPORARY ART WEEK NEW YORK 2009 Asian Contemporary Art Week director Leeza Ahmady talks about the ‘ incredible’ initiatives in India and Hong Kong which are helping to build an Asian art infrastructure, Indian collector Anupam Poddar’s first time … Continue reading

How art from half of Asia has been missed – interview Leeza Ahmady ACAW director


 ASIAN CONTEMPORARY ART WEEK 2009 Leeza Ahmady talks to Art Radar about her involvement in the Asian Contemporary Art Week (ACAW) in New York. She discusses her two missions: first to broaden the definition of Asian art – yes, she tells us, the … Continue reading

Rarely exhibited art and more firsts at Asian Contemporary Art Week New York 2009


ASIAN CONTEMPORARY ART WEEK 2009 For the first time since its inception in 2004 Cambodian and Tibetan artists will be on show in the 200 artist, 8 day event to be held in New York May 10-18th.  But this is … Continue reading

Contemporary Asian art research grant 2009 – call for applications by Asia Art Archive


ASIAN ART RESEARCH GRANT The first of its kind in the field, AAA Research Grant was created by Asia Art Archive with the generous support of Martell in 2005. It was established to encourage understanding of the exciting developments taking … Continue reading

Central Asian art joins mainstream market – Eurasianet


CENTRAL ASIAN ART The strong presence of Central Asian artists at recent art fairs and exhibits in New York is helping to underscore the fact that the region has joined the mainstream of the international art market reports Eurasianet. A … Continue reading