Globalising Shanghai’s art market: Art021 and West Bund Art and Design 2017 – art fairs round-up

Shanghai’s Art021 and West Bund Art and Design contributing to build the city’s reputation as a hub for the visual arts in East Asia.

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PROVOKE: Japanese photography between protest and performance 1960-1975 – in pictures

A touring exhibition looks at the work of postwar Japanese photographers and members of the historic Provoke magazine.

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Eros, Life and Death: the photography of Japan’s Nobuyoshi Araki at Musée Guimet, Paris

A major retrospective at Musée Guimet in Paris delineates 50 years of Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki’s career.

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Japan after Fukushima: 10 artists making art about the disaster

From photography to radioactive soup, Art Radar spotlights the work of 10 Japanese artists and collectives who explore the Fukushima disaster in their work.

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Higashikawa International Photo Festival announces winners

Higashikawa, known as the “town of photography”, announces the winners of the 31st edition of its awards.

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Art Basel Hong Kong 2014 now a key fixture on the global art calendar – Fair round up

Art Basel Hong Kong 2014 closed on 18 May 2014 with USD1 billion worth of art on sale and over 65,000 visitors confirming its place on the global art calendar.

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London’s Michael Hoppen pioneers photography at Art HK 10, plans Hong Kong gallery – interview

INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY MARKET INTERVIEW In the art bonanza that was the third incarnation of Art HK, there was one gallery among the 155 visual arts exhibitors with the unique distinction of being the only dealer specializing in photographic artworks. It … Continue reading

Survey of Japanese photography at Paris Photo November 2008

JAPANESE PHOTOGRAPHY Back in the 1850’s Japan was the first country in Asia to embrace photography and since then the diversity, technical prowess and originality of Japanese have made an impression world-wide. Paris Photo which claims to be the premier fair for … Continue reading