Vanghoua Anthony Vue: finding a place between Hmong and Australian cultures

Art Radar catches up with artist Vanghoua Anthony Vue to talk about the influences of biculturalism in his work.

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Christie’s Hong Kong autumn 2011 sales: Indonesian art triumphs, Indian falters amid cautious market

The response to Christie’s Hong Kong day sale of Asian Contemporary Art, held on 27 November 2011, was restrained. 28 percent of works in the 273-lot sale failed to sell.

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Higher level of international exposure for Southeast Asian art at Christie’s

Christie’s includes Southeast Asian art in their Hong Kong autumn 2011 Asian 20th century and contemporary art sales along with art from China and other parts of East Asia.

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Disappearing art: Glass magazine reviews Art Fair Tokyo 2011

Glass magazine has published a series of snappy yet in-depth reviews of what selected booths had to offer at Art Fair Tokyo 2011. Five galleries are highlighted.

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Brain scans reveal the power of art – The Telegraph

As reported in The Telegraph in May 2011, some works of art have now been scientifically proven to provoke intense feelings of pleasure in human test subjects.

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Art Observed reports on Mathaf Arab art museum inauguration and preview

Art Observed was on site for the inauguration of Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha, Qatar. As stated by the online art magazine, “Mathaf – Arabic for ‘museum’ – is the first institution of its kind in the region focusing entirely on Arab art and creativity.” Read on for images and information from the magazine.

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New media art showcased in first Indian festival of its kind

INDIA FESTIVALS NEW MEDIA ART Artists, critics, historians and art lovers gathered at the First National Art Week of New Media in late September this year at the Government Museum and Art Gallery in Chandigarh, India, through the collaboration between … Continue reading

Rubin Museum breaks tradition to show the first Tibetan art show in New York – New York Times

TIBETAN CONTEMPORARY ART NEW YORK MUSEUM SHOWS Until October 18, Rubin Museum, usually New York’s home for traditional art of the Himalayas, will run the first Tibetan contemporary art show in the city. Titled “Tradition Transformed: Tibetan Artists Respond“, this … Continue reading