Art Basel Hong Kong 2013: a fair to remember?


Visitors, exhibitors and critics weigh-in on the first Art Basel Hong Kong edition, which welcomed 60,000 visitors, 245 galleries and 3,000 exhibiting artists, and closed on 26 May 2013.

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“We had no studios until the ’90s'”: Hong Kong artist panel at Art Basel – video


The Art Basel Hong Kong 2013 Conversations series opens at Asia Society on 19 May 2013 with a debate between  four Hong Kong artists and the curator of the new museum for visual culture M+, West Kowloon Cultural District.

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History, memory, nation: Thai artists depict a country of complexity – picture feast


Six Thai artists reflect on the current state of Thailand in “Subjective Truth”, an exhibition curated by Iola Lenzi at 10 Chancery Lane Gallery, Hong Kong and coinciding with the first edition of Art Basel Hong Kong 2013.

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Saudi artist builds Amen Art Foundation for younger generation


Saudi Arabia to get first foundation run for artists, by artist Riyadh-based conceptual artist Abdulnasser Gharem plans to open an arts foundation supporting emerging artists in the Saudi capital. The Amen Art Foundation, which does not yet have an official … Continue reading

Incredible India? Artist Gigi Scaria video bite – The Guardian


In “Seven Artists in Delhi: Gigi Scaria”, a video published by The Guardian in 2011, the artist talks about how, through his art, he explores the socio-cultural hierarchies created through architecture and city planning.

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In search of Istanbul: Turkish contemporary art comes to MAK Vienna – picture feast


“Signs Taken in Wonder”, the first comprehensive overview of Turkish art in Austria, ran from 22 January to 21 April 2013 at the MAK Exhibition Hall, Vienna.

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