Chinese Contemporary Art Award (CCAA) announces 2016 winners

Art Radar takes a look at the 2016 winners in each of the categories of the Chinese Contemporary Art Awards (CCAA).

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Preview | Photo Gallery: PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai 2016

Art Radar previews PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai, which will present 50 leading galleries from 15 countries, featuring a unique and diverse selection of emerging, up-and-coming and established international photographers.

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Asia-Pacific’s 7 most shocking performance art pieces

From body mutilation to blood transfusion, performance artists tend to do strange things. But just how far will they go to express their art – and why bother? Read on for Asia-Pacific’s 7 most shocking art performances.

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Unpacking contemporary art: Ode to Art lecture – video

Singapore art historian Jeffrey Say delivers a lecture produced by Singapore gallery Ode to Art, titled “The Stuffed Shark and Other Curiosities: Will we ever understand contemporary art?”, which attempts to introduce and explain the multi-faceted nature of contemporary art.

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Great gifts: 7 books on Chinese contemporary art

The Chinese contemporary art market is booming! Sotheby’s record-breaking auctions in Hong Kong last month have proved that this is a market anyone working in or collecting Asian contemporary art can stand to know more about. To help, we’ve rounded up seven books we know will have you clued up in no time on the top artists working in China today. Fill your shelves or those of others with any of these essential books these holidays.

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Compound Eye: RongRong and inri retrospective at He Xiangning Art Museum

CHINESE CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY MUSEUM EXHIBITION “Compound Eye: Works by RongRong & inri (2000-2010)” (website in Chinese) is the first retrospective exhibition of collaborative works by RongRong and inri since they started working as a husband-and-wife team in 2000. In 1999, … Continue reading