“Empirical Atlas”: the “post-post-colonial experience” of the 21st century at Pearl Lam Galleries, Singapore


The latest show at Pearl Lam Galleries, Singapore, takes a look at the identities, beliefs and society in our 21st century. Art Radar examines the exhibition, featuring artists Hew Locke, Dharma Bum, and Thukral and Tagra, among others. Running until … Continue reading

30 contemporary artists from East Asia exhibit in Kent


New Kent-based OBS Gallery shows 30 artists exploring East Asian identity and its meaning in todays context.

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“Pop Phraseology” in Hong Kong: Tibetan artist Gonkar Gyatso – interview


Tibetan artist Gonkar Gyatso who’s solo exhibition, entitled “Pop Phraseology“ is on show at Pearl Lam galleries in Hong Kong from 18 September to 31 October 2014 talks to Art Radar about his work and influences.

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Art Stage Singapore 2012 round up: Sales slow, coverage listless


From 12-15 January, the Marina Bay Sands Convention and Exhibtion Center hosted the second annual Art Stage Singapore, organised by Art Basel and Art Basel Miami founder Lorenzo Rudolf.

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Rubin Museum breaks tradition to show the first Tibetan art show in New York – New York Times


TIBETAN CONTEMPORARY ART NEW YORK MUSEUM SHOWS Until October 18, Rubin Museum, usually New York’s home for traditional art of the Himalayas, will run the first Tibetan contemporary art show in the city. Titled “Tradition Transformed: Tibetan Artists Respond“, this … Continue reading

Buddhist motifs, artist collectives in Tibetan art – Asia Art Archive


BUDDHISM, COLLECTIVES CONTEMPORARY ART TIBET OVERVIEW The last couple of decades have seen an explosion of international interest in Tibetan contemporary art writes Amy Holmes-Tagchungdarpa, assistant Professor of the University of Alabama in a column for Asia Art Archive. A common theme of this art is religious … Continue reading

Contemporary Tibetan art moves away from its religious origins


TIBETAN ART TRENDS In 2003, thirteen Tibetans and two Chinese living inside Tibet formed the Gendun Choephel Artists Guild, an organization of artists that hosted monthly rotating exhibits. They dismissed the general perception among Chinese of Tibetans as simply “ethnic,” … Continue reading