Ode to modernity: China’s Mao Tongqiang – artist profile


Mao Tongqiang critiques China’s socio-political landscape with large-scale installations of archival documents, ancient scripts and found objects.

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Johnson Chang on Chinese art past, present and future – interview


Looking back on 30 years in Hong Kong art, Hanart TZ’s Johnson Chang discusses the changes over the decades and his plans for the future.

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Mapping the world: Hong Kong’s Spring Workshop hosts Qiu Zhijie


In an interview with Art Radar, Mimi Brown, Director and Founder of Spring Workshop in Hong Kong, talks about Qiu Zhijie’s exhibition “The Universe of Mapping” and his collaboration with the nonprofit art space.

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ART HK 12: What to do outside of the fair? Essential extra event list


ART HK 12 kicks off this Thursday, 17 May 2012, and will run through Sunday. Art Radar has rounded up some of the best concurrent art events happening around the city.

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What is ahead for contemporary Asian art, 2012 and beyond? Part III


In this third installation of our four part Asian art trends series, we look at trends that, while tangential to the contemporary art world, will have vital influence.

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Words in Art: New media artist Hung Keung’s war on Simplified Chinese


In this interview, Hong Kong-born new media artist Hung Keung explores the philosophy behind Traditional Chinese characters. Part of our “Words in Art” series.

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Sotheby’s Ullens Collection art auction preview: Zhang Xiaogang top highlight at 3.2 million


Art Radar attended the preview for the upcoming Sotheby’s Ullens Collection contemporary Chinese art auction and brings you the highlights.

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Young Chinese artist Lu Yang brings anti-humanist elements to the Hong Kong art scene


CHINESE ART HONG KONG ART GALLERIES BIOLOGICAL ART Chinese artist Lu Yang has shocked and electrified the Hong Kong art scene with her recent solo new media exhibition, “A Torturous Vision” held at Input/Output (I/O). Showcasing her latest music video work … Continue reading