Weekly jobs and opportunities | Residence in Finland, Chinese Arts Centre internships


Each week, Art Radar brings you the best new art opportunities garnered during our trips across the Web. Looking for new career opportunities in the arts? Browse the listings now on Art Radar Opportunities. New additions to the page will be featured each week. … Continue reading

Ai Weiwei’s anthropomorphic army: 12 Zodiac Heads storm Somerset House London


An introduction to the Somerset House showing of detained Chinese activist artist Ai Weiwei’s 2010 “Zodiac Heads” by Art Radar‘s London-based guest writer Rajesh Punj.

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1000+ wooden chips brought to life – Sheela Gowda UK curator tour


Art Radar Asia tours Indian artist Sheela Gowda’s first UK solo with guest curator Ruth Noack. The tour focusses on the ground-floor installation of all people (2011).

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Young Japanese curators bankrolled by Takashi Murakami – Japan Times


Report by The Japan Times on cutting-edge exhibitions organised by Japanese curator group 0000 that drew attention (and funds) from Takashi Murakami.

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500+ articles on Chinese contemporary art available on new Yishu online


Formerly a print-only publication, Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art have now made their 500+ archive of artist interviews, profiles, panel discussions and exhibition reviews available online, for USD2.95 per PDF download.

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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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Groundbreaking art from East or West? Top art professionals debate at Saatchi


Art enthusiasts and those at the top of the art profession gathered on 11 November at The Saatchi Gallery to witness “The Most Ground Breaking Contemporary Art is from the East”. This debate, organised by Intelligence Squared, a global forum for live debate that is dedicated to producing knowledge through contest, explored the growth of Eastern economies and its effect on the globalised art market. And sitting among the audience was Art Radar, armed with a tape recorder and notepad, busy getting the information we pass onto you now.

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3 young Malaysian contemporaries, 3 cultural interrogations


Valentine Willie Fine Art, located in Kuala Lumpur, presented “3 Young Contemporaries” in October and November this year. As the title suggests, the exhibition contained the work of three Malaysian contemporary artists: Chi Too, Minstrel Kuik and Poodien. It is part of the gallery’s annual exhibition programme that aims to provide a platform for young and emerging artists from the Southeast Asian region. Here we summarise comments made on the exhibition by curator and writer Eva McGovern.

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