5 Asian contemporary art videos to watch on Art Radar

Art Radar has put together a list of 5 interesting videos and related articles on Asian contemporary art to review in Summer 2016.

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Duchamp and politics: Ai Weiwei at the Royal Academy in London – video

Royal Academy Artistic Director Tim Marlow speaks with Ai Weiwei on the occasion of his upcoming major solo exhibition.

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Early critic response favours Anish Kapoor India show

Of Anish Kapoor’s Delhi-Mumbai show, which opened in November this year, we could have expected nothing short of praiseworthy. The artist, however, seemed humbled: “A return is always going to be difficult – quite frightening, actually.” Although his installations and sculptures can be found literally around the globe, it is his first time to showcase his pieces in his native India. Below, we offer an explanation of the roots of this retrospective and round up some of the early responses from critics.

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Peabody Essex Museum loaned 3 giants of contemporary and modern Indian art: Anish Kapoor, Francis Newton Souza, Paritosh Sen

INDIAN ART AMERICAN ART MUSEUM COLLECTIONS This year, the Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) has acquired three major works on loan from the Harmony Art Foundation: Anish Kapoor’s Halo (2006), Francis Newton Souza’s Birth (1955)and Paritosh Sen’s Amhedabad scene (1984). “We … Continue reading

Indian artist Anish Kapoor’s solo at Royal Academy – what did the critics call it? Performance art and Turkish toilet

INDIAN CONTEMPORARY ART SCULPTURE Anish Kapoor’s sculpture fills London’s Royal Academy British Indian artist Anish Kapoor’s mid-career retrospective at the Royal Academy in London, England, has just wrapped up. Two years in the making, the exhibition ran from 26 September … Continue reading