If it makes you scratch your head, its art – Sakshi 25th anniversary exhibition


MUMBAI ART SHOW SAKSHI GALLERY SWAPAN SETH Mumbai-based Sakshi Gallery has made the rather unusual decision of having a first-time curator put together its golden jubilee show. Having said that, the gallery is well-known for exhibiting experimental works so perhaps, … Continue reading

Asian artists overwhelm Artprice list of top ten artists under thirty


EMERGING YOUNG ASIAN ARTISTS The “Alternate-Friday Top Series” is a series of lists, produced fortnightly by Artprice, which provide artist ranking on various themes. The September 10th edition lists the top ten artists aged under thirty that have achieved the … Continue reading

Sovereign Asian Art Prize 2008 emerging artists on show in Hong Kong


ASIAN ART PRIZE The Sovereign Asian Art Prize carries a first prize of US$25,000 and is in its 5th edition. This time the acceptance criteria have been broadened from all forms of painting to all forms of 2D media. Thirty finalists have been selected by … 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