“Bentu: Chinese artists in a time of turbulence and transformation” at the Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris – in pictures


At the heart of the concept of “Bentu” lies the notion that cultural practitioners in China today are conducting a process of critical discovery of their identity, through a reconciliation of the local and the global.

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UK’s largest exhibition of Chinese art at Asia Triennial Manchester – in pictures


Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art’s Jiang Jiehong tells Art Radar about curating shows in 6 venues in Manchester featuring 30 renowned Chinese artists as part of Asia Triennial 2014 themed “Conflict and Compassion”.

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Asia Contemporary Art Show 2014 in Hong Kong closes on high note despite protests


Asia Contemporary Art Show registers satisfactory sales amidst chaos in Hong Kong.

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6 Asian art documentaries to watch now


Art Radar lists 6 films documenting the lives and work of Asia’s most prominent artists, including Ai WeiWei and Liu Xiaodong.

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Australian Ben Quilty wins inaugural Prudential Eye Awards in Singapore – news


Art Radar looks at the winners of the first inaugural Prudential Eye Awards for Contemporary Asian Art, including Australian painter Ben Quilty, winner of the overall artist prize.

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Realist painter Liu Xiaodong now represented by Lisson Gallery


In June 2012, Lisson Gallery announced that they will represent Chinese neo-realist painter Liu Xiaodong. Liu joins Ai Weiwei, who has been represented by the gallery since 2010.

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New fair Art Stage Singapore announces 100+ list of gallery participants


Art Stage Singpore has released the names of galleries and artists that will be attending the art fair in January next year. This event is new to Singapore and aims to bring together artists, art professionals and collectors from the West and East while also focussing attention on art from surrounding regions. The seasoned Lorenzo Rudolf, who has been involved with Art Basel and ShContemporary, is Fair Director. We have copied the media release for you to read.

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