Palais de Tokyo expands: More room for international contemporary art


Eleven Asian artists have been included in the inaugural edition of La Triennale, which was launched at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris on 20 April 2012.

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Political spectre looms over Ai Weiwei Taiwan exhibition – round up


“Ai Weiwei absent” wrapped up at TFAM on 29 January 2012 after a three-month-long run. Art Radar takes a look at its reception and the political questions surrounding the show.

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Why are regional art shows so tricky to curate? The Japan Times


The decision to bring contemporary Arab art to Tokyo’s Mori Art Museum also brought with it a number of curatorial challenges, among them, how to define the “Arab world”.

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Tibetan art installation brings homeland to exiles


Tenzing Rigdol, a Tibetan contemporary artist, transported 20,000 kilograms of Tibetan soil to Dharamsala, India, for Our Land, Our People, a site-specific installation piece.

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Palestinian artists use documentary tactics to sustain and subvert – ArtAsiaPacific


An article published in the Issue 74 of ArtAsiaPacific explores the adoption of documentary-based techniques by contemporary Palestinian artists.

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Biennials showcase Asian art globally: 4 top posts


In this addition to Art Radar’s “Lists” series we look at five of our best posts on Asian Biennials.

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Graduate artist Liu Xinyi’s playfully political Chinese Art Centre installation


Young Chinese artist Liu Xinyi’s commentary on international politics, an installation made up of exercise grippers, is on display at the Chinese Art Centre in Manchester.

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Singapore needs to address issues of freedom, says urban artist Trase One – The Canvas interview


Interviewed by The Canvas, Singaporean graffiti artist Trase One is not afraid of the controversy that could be caused by his politically motivated works.

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