Filipino artist Rodel Tapaya named Signature Art Prize 2011 grand prize winner


Five artists from across the Asian region have been named as winners in the APB Foundation Signature Art Prize 2011. Filipino Rodel Tapaya took home the Grand Prize.

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The fences are down so look inside: Singapore Biennale 2011’s Old Kallang Airport – picture feast


Singapore Biennale 2011 has turned the city’s Kallang Airport into a venue for art, one that houses more work by artists in the event than any other biennale space.

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Singapore Biennale 2011, 29 of 63 exhibiting artists are from Asia


The list of artists for the 2011 Singapore Biennale has been revealed. Beginning in early March, and this year titled “Open House”, SB2011 will feature over 150 works by 63 artists from 30 countries, with more than half of them premiering new works or creating new commissions. We have picked out the 28 artists who are living , working in or originally from the Asian region and listed them.

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Can’t get to the Shanghai Biennale? First day in 10 pictures


Art Radar was at the Shanghai Biennale in November this year. We took a ton of photos and have selected ten of the best to help give those of you who weren’t able to attend a glimpse of what the event had to offer. For some images, we have quoted from the wall panels that accompanied the artwork at the event or from what was written about the artwork in the Biennale catalogue.

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The Problem of Asia: Para/Site art exhibition explores Asian identity in Sydney


PARA/SITE ASIAN IDENTITY ART The Problem of Asia, an exhibition presented 30 April – 22 May, 2010 at Chalk Horse Sydney in partnership with Hong Kong’s Para/Site Art Space, deals with an array of issues, not all of which are politically correct. The … Continue reading

Korean Canadian artist Tim Lee takes Canada's premier art award – Globe and Mail


ART PRIZE CANADA PHOTOGRAPHY The Sobey Art Award is Canada’s leading visual-art prize and its aim is to throw a spotlight every year on the work of one of this country’s most promising emerging artists. So when the announcement was … Continue reading