Art for the masses: contemporary art on television and web – list


Art Radar takes a look at shows on television that deal with contemporary art, from elimination-style reality television and documentaries to sitcoms.

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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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Fashion photography to fishing: Manila Contemporary shows Philippine artist Wahoo Guerrero


FILIPINO PHOTOGRAPHER ART EXHIBITIONS In “Man and the Sea”, on show at Manila Contemporary from 2 July to 14 August 2011, Filipino photographer and filmmaker Wahoo Guerrero presents a body of work depicting the Philippine Sea and the people that … Continue reading

Top 20 Asian artists June 2010: Art Radar Asia's most-searched artists


TOP ASIAN CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS In January this year, we published the article, “Top 17 Asian artists 2009: Art Radar’s most-searched artists“, listing Art Radar Asia‘s most searched for artists to the end of 2009. This was so popular with our … Continue reading

New auction houses with new strategies open in Singapore art market


ASIAN ART MARKET TRENDS Usually, to be a part of the bubbling Asian art market scene, buyers need to associate themselves with industry leaders Christie’s and Sotheby’s for lack of other options. In South East Asia, however, there’s a new … Continue reading

Filipino artist Ronald Ventura in Singapore museum show to November 2008


FILIPINO ART EXHIBITION to 16 November 2008 Ronald Ventura in “Mapping the Corporeal” at NUS Museum of Singapore studies the human body, paranoia and religious consciousness in modern societies. Ventura expresses these “tensions” in the form of sculptures, assemblages and … Continue reading

Indonesian, Filipino prices rise at Sotheby's despite meltdown


  AUCTION SOUTH EAST ASIAN ART 2008 Sotheby’s autumn sales in Hong Kong were grim apart from the South East Asian sale which provided some much needed relief. The success of the sale prompted an ebullient quip from Sotheby’s entertaining auctioneer Chin … Continue reading

Pop goes bubble for Chinese Indian artists – Businessweek


SOTHEBYS HONG KONG AUTUMN AUCTIONS While much of Hong Kong hunkered down just hours before the arrival of a typhoon on Oct. 4, the start of Sotheby’s three-day auction of modern and contemporary Asian art was buffeted by the financial storm … Continue reading