A ‘Big Tail Elephant’: China’s Chen Shaoxiong (1962–2016) – artist profile

Art Radar speaks to the late Chen Shaoxiong’s gallerist Meg Maggio of Pékin Fine Arts and long-term collaborative partner from Big Tail Elephants Lin Yilin.

Continue reading

“Ecstasy as Sublime, Heart as Vector”: Pakistan’s Shahzia Sikander – artist profile

Shahzia Sikander’s “outburst of energy, imagination, and creativity” is on show at MAXXI in Rome until 23 October 2016.

Continue reading

“Operation PRD – Big Tail Elephants: One Hour, No Room, Five Shows” at Guangdong Times Museum

The Guangdong Times Museum surveys the work of seminal Chinese artist collective Big Tail Elephants. Running until 7 October 2016 at the Guangdong Times Museum, “Operation PRD – Big Tail Elephants: One Hour, No Room, Five Shows” is the first … Continue reading

“What happens now?”: Public Art Melbourne Biennial Lab 2016

The Public Art Melbourne Biennial Lab: What happens now? announces the artist list for its inaugural edition. Thirteen artists will spend two weeks in June 2016 developing their ideas in an intensive laboratory setting at Melbourne’s historical Queen Victoria Market. Public Art Melbourne … Continue reading

“Bâton Serpent III: Spur Track to the Left”: Chinese artist Huang Yongping at Shanghai’s Power Station of Art

“Bâton Serpent III” addresses encounters with world religions – including references to Islam, Buddhism and Christianity – in grandiose and dramatic installations, markedly carrying Huang Yongping’s distinctive voice.

Continue reading

Kemang Wa Lehulere announced as Deutsche Bank’s “Artist of the Year” 2017

Deutsche Bank awards South African artist Keman Wa Lehulere with its prestigious title of Artist of the Year for 2017.

Continue reading

Holiday art gifts: 8 contemporary art, art history and artisan books for the ‘Asian art lover’

Art Radar handpicks 8 contemporary art, art history and artisan books on the broad subject of Asian art.

Continue reading

Hugo Boss Asia Art 2015 shortlist reveals striking new artists

Hugo Boss Asia Art 2015 announces shortlist of emerging artists from China and Southeast Asia.

Continue reading