Chinese Maximalism: the multimedia work of Wang Jian at PIFO Gallery in Beijing – artist profile

Wang Jian’s work, considered part of Chinese Maximalism, encompasses photography, works on paper and large-scale oil paintings.

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History Unfolding: Valerie Doran – interview

Art Radar conducts an extensive interview with Valerie Doran, the influential translator, critic and curator about her history working in the Chinese contemporary art scene.

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What does the future hold for abstraction in Asia?

Many curators are re-examining the emergence and development of Asian abstraction and considering the role it could play in the future of the Asian art world.

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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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Pearl Lam: Another gallery for Hong Kong’s Pedder Building

Pearl Lam will be the next high-end commercial gallery to move into the historic Pedder Building. The new 340 square metre gallery space will open to the public on 16 May 2012.

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Gao Minglu’s maximalist exhibition blurs boundaries between traditional and contemporary Chinese art

CONTEMPORARY CHINESE ART CHINESE AVANT-GARDE Contrasts Gallery Shanghai was the host of the recent exhibition “Mind Space: Maximalism in Contrasts” curated by distinguished art scholar and curator Gao Minglu. While visually the works in the exhibition referenced Western modern or … Continue reading