Yoshitomo Nara shows first-time bronze sculptures: Japan exhibition tour


Starting in July 2012, a huge exhibition of new work by 52-year-old Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara will travel to three museums in his home country.

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Ken Freidman’s Fluxus anthology available for free download – resource alert


In honour of the fiftieth anniversary of Australian writer Ken Friedman’s Fluxus Reader, Swinburne University of Technology has made the book available for free digital download.

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Louis Vuitton gets Yayoi Kusama’s polka-dots


Marc Jacobs of Louis Vuitton continues to push fashion and art collaboration to the cutting edge as his partnership with the contemporary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama proves.

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Unravelling history in “Japanese House” – Tomoko Yoneda at ShugoArts


Japanese-style houses built in Taiwan at the turn of the century are the subject in a new series by photographer Tomoko Yoneda, called “Japanese House”.

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Unparalleled “NEW AGE: NEW MEDIA” exhibition shows 12 Australian and Chinese video works – 7 month China tour


A China first, “NEW AGE: NEW MEDIA” exhibition is showing twelve Australian and Chinese video works over seven months in a Chinese-wide tour that ends December 2012.

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Asian pavilions at the 54th Venice Biennale – first critic response


ART HK 11 is over and as art world attention moves back to Europe, we take a look at what pavilions from the Asian region are offering viewers at the 54th Venice Biennale.

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Japanese veteran photographers capitalise on traditional photographic methods – Tokyoartbeat


JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHY ARTIST INTERVIEW Master post-war Japanese photographers Kozo Miyoshi and Asako Narahashi have been practising photography from the era before digital for over thirty years, and both are deeply revered by today’s contemporary photographers. We couldn’t resist giving you a heads … Continue reading

International contemporary ink artists show with Chinese in Shenzhen


The traditional art of Chinese ink painting has so far received little attention in the international art market. This state of affairs may finally be changing.

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