Changing global retail landscape: Can Hong Kong art galleries adapt? Part II

In part two of an essay for Taiwan-based art magazine ArtcoArt Radar founder Kate Cary Evans discusses the tectonic shifts in the Hong Kong art scene over the past decade and what they mean for the future.

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Malaysian abstract expressionist Eric Quah’s Penang retrospective

Eric Quah talks to Malaysian English daily New Straits Times about his 44th solo exhibition, a retrospective spanning his international art career of almost five decades. We profile the artist.

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3 art DVD stocking stuffers to buy

The holiday season is upon us. Not only is it a good time to invest in some much needed rest and relaxation, the time off allows us to finally get in some screen time. We’ve listed our top three DVDs on the world of art that will allow you (or the lucky family member or friend you buy them for) to curl up in your holiday couch while brushing up on your art history knowledge.

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Art world big boys attend second Abu Dhabi art

Abu Dhabi Art, a fair now in it’s second year, has quickly “come of age” reports Abu Dhabi-focussed English-language paper The National. Attracting big name artists, museum-quality artworks and playing host to representatives from the world’s major galleries, the fair has placed “itself squarely on the world art map and [is] making its presence felt.”

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Korean art hit and miss at Seoul Auction Hong Kong: New York Times

SEOUL AUCTION HOUSE RESULTS A recent article by The New York Times explains the market trends of recent Hong Kong newcomer, Seoul Auction’s two highly successful auctions held in 2009:  Korean collectors continue to acquire Western contemporary artists, Chinese artists … Continue reading

Beijing first to host Arles program outside France

PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL BEIJING EXHIBITIONS In the first part of Art Radar Asia’s coverage of Beijing’s Caochangdi PhotoSpring (17 April-30 June, 2010) we presented the winners and semi-finalists of three photography awards. This article aims to explore some of the 27 … Continue reading