Sydney Contemporary 2013: ART HK founder Tim Etchells’ newest fair venture


ART HK founder Tim Etchells has launched Australia’s newest art fair, an international biennial event called Sydney Contemporary that is to be held in 2013.

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Art Fair Tokyo expands venue in 2012


Art Fair Tokyo has announced that it will be expanding its venue in 2012, using all of the available space in the Tokyo International Forum Exhibition Hall.

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How magic was the Yokohama Triennale 2011? Highlights round up


After the terrible disasters that befell Japan this year, Art Radar looks at the works that made The Yokohama Triennale 2011 live up to its theme “OUR MAGIC HOUR”.

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Asian Art Biennial 2011: 40 artists from New Zealand to Kazakhstan – event alert


Forty Asian artists are participating in the 2011 Asian Art Biennial. Curator Iris Shu-Ping Huang has asked each to reflect upon today’s “M-shaped” Asian society.

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4 Russian artists to watch: Turku Biennial 2011 selection


We explore the work of four Russian contemporary artists – Tatiana Akhmetgalieva, Alexander Gurko, Elena Gubanova and Ivan Govorkov – as shown in Turku.

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Rip up Asia Art Archive mobile library collection in Vietnam


Asia Art Archive materials travel to Vietnam as part of a tour of Asia. Visitors to the library are encouraged to interact with the collection in unexpected ways.

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Art Observed reports on Mathaf Arab art museum inauguration and preview


Art Observed was on site for the inauguration of Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha, Qatar. As stated by the online art magazine, “Mathaf – Arabic for ‘museum’ – is the first institution of its kind in the region focusing entirely on Arab art and creativity.” Read on for images and information from the magazine.

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Ou Ning on Get it Louder – new voice in China’s visual arts scene


The third edition of “Get It Louder” (GIL), perhaps one of the most ambitious Chinese exhibitions representing emerging young talent across multiple fields, ran from 19 September to 7 November this year in Beijing and Shanghai. Curious about GIL’s mission and its growth, Art Radar Asia had an in-depth discussion with Ou Ning, the brainchild and chief curator of the event. Ou Ning himself is a wearer of many artistic hats and our interview also explores some of his experiences.

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