Knowledge larger than life: Indian artist group Raqs’ big book Vancouver installation


New Delhi based Raqs Media Collective creates a site-specific work entitled Primary Education of the Auto-didact, which focuses on an independent approach to interpretation.

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Curiosity bags Indian artist Navin Thomas 2011 ŠKODA Prize


The ŠKODA Prize is fast becoming the most prestigious contemporary art award in the Indian visual art scene, featuring the work of younger artists across the country.

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Indian art collective WALA wins FICA Public Art Grant 2011 with performance art


Early in February 2012, FICA announced that New Delhi-based art collective WALA had been awarded their 2011 Public Art Grant for their performance-based project Kachra Seth’s Observatory.

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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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How Saatchi and his YBAs influenced leading Asian artists – The Observer


In an Observer article, writer Ben Lewis reveals the influence that Charles Saatchi-and his Young British Artists had on the emerging Asian art scene.

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Art Radar 18 most-searched contemporary Asian artists to June 2011


Goodbye Takashi Murakami. Hello Tsang Kin-Wah. Art Radar‘s list of the top twenty most-searched Asian contemporary artists to June 2011 holds some surprises.

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Paradox opens in Singapore with diverse Indian contemporary artworks – picture feast


Paradox presents established and emerging artists, some never seen before in Singapore, in its inaugural exhibition of Indian contemporary art, “A Material Difference”.

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Indian Reena Kallat first solo at Nature Morte in 6 years – picture feast


After a six year absence, Reena Kallat was back at Nature Morte in early 2011 with a new solo showing brand new work. Take a peak at the installation, painting and video work.

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