Chinese Contemporary Art Award (CCAA) announces 2016 winners


Art Radar takes a look at the 2016 winners in each of the categories of the Chinese Contemporary Art Awards (CCAA).

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French-Tunisian graffiti artist eL Seed on his Arabic roots, “Lost Walls” and reclaiming purple – interview


Art Radar interviews Tunisian graffiti artist eL Seed to learn more about his journey to Tunisia’s most forgotten and remote areas, his re-appropriation of the colour purple and his run-in with Chewbacca on an abandoned Star Wars movie set.

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Hermès, Hiroshi Sugimoto collaboration results in wearable art photography


The recent trend of artist-fashion label collaboration continues with Japanese contemporary artist Hiroshi Sugimoto and French luxury fashion brand Hermès.

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Art Radar’s 17 most-searched Asian contemporary artists, January to June 2012


Heading into the second half of the year, Art Radar’s artist search data for January to June has just come in. 2012 brought with it several major changes to the list.

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Sotheby’s announces launch of new Hong Kong gallery space


Demonstrating their commitment to the Asian market, Sotheby’s has just announced they will open a new exhibition space in Hong Kong on 19 May 2012.

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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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Early critic response favours Anish Kapoor India show


Of Anish Kapoor’s Delhi-Mumbai show, which opened in November this year, we could have expected nothing short of praiseworthy. The artist, however, seemed humbled: “A return is always going to be difficult – quite frightening, actually.” Although his installations and sculptures can be found literally around the globe, it is his first time to showcase his pieces in his native India. Below, we offer an explanation of the roots of this retrospective and round up some of the early responses from critics.

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Louis Vuitton, A Passion For Creation review – the fine art of branding in Hong Kong


LOUIS VUITTON EXHIBITION REVIEW HONG KONG The historical roots and modern artistic expression of a luxury brand are revealed at  ‘Louis Vuitton: A Passion For Creation,’ presented as a 3-part series by the Hong Kong Museum of Art.  In the … Continue reading