Art Jog ’12: Fresh contemporary art makes for meaningful Indonesian fair


Organisers of the 2012 edition of Art Jog hope to stand out on the now-crowded Asian art fair calendar with their focus on emerging practitioners and an artist-centred exhibition format.

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Major museum acquisitions for Malaysian contemporary artists Chong Kim Chiew, Yee I-Lann


In the first half of 2012, the Singapore Art Museum and the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanawaza acquired works by two Malaysian artists: Chong Kim Chiew and Yee I-Lann.

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What the ballet ban means for contemporary art in Malaysia in 2012


Just how pernicious is censorship in Malaysia, and what does this mean for Malaysian contemporary art?

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Comic art of Popok Tri Wahyudito portrays scenes of transport calamity


GALLERY SHOWS COMIC ART DRAWING INDONESIA In July this year, Valentine Willie Fine Art (VWFA) partnered with Kuala Lumpur’s The Annexe Gallery to bring “BERGERak” to Malaysia. In his first Malaysian solo, Indonesian artist Popok Tri Wahyudi, uses “Jogja comic … Continue reading

27 contemporary Southeast Asian artists featured in ASEAN-Korea photo exhibition


KOREAN ASEAN CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION Created to showcase the range of dynamic contemporary photography coming from Korean and Southeast Asian artists, “Emerging Wave“, currently on view at the GoEun Museum of Photography in Busan (South Korea), features works from 27 artists … Continue reading

National Art Gallery Singapore pays homage to 1970s leading artist Yeh Chi Wei in a retrospective


NATIONAL MUSEUM ART RETROSPECTIVE SINGAPORE “The Story of Yeh Chi Wei” at the National Art Gallery, Singapore celebrates the life and times of pioneering artist Yeh Chi Wei, a critical current in the shaping of a unique Southeast Asian style of … Continue reading