Art Jog ’12: Fresh contemporary art makes for meaningful Indonesian fair


Organisers of the 2012 edition of Art Jog hope to stand out on the now-crowded Asian art fair calendar with their focus on emerging practitioners and an artist-centred exhibition format.

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Shanghai’s Birdhead combines poetry and photography for first London exhibition


CHINESE CONTEMPORARY ART URBAN LIFE Paradise Row gallery in London is currently running a show of new work by Shanghai-based photography duo Birdhead. The exhibition, entitled, “Welcome to Birdhead World Again, London” will feature a site specific installation. It runs … Continue reading

First China solo exhibition for cut paper artist Bovey Lee – picture feast


“Bloom: Cut Paper by Bovey Lee” was on display at the International Finance Centre in Shanghai and contained a dozen of the artist’s recent works, showcasing her stunning mastery of the traditional form.

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Asian artists bring cross-disciplinary work to New York’s Performa 11


Introducing the Asian artists performing at New York’s Performa 2011 performance art biennale.

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Street artist JR covers Shanghai with wrinkly faces – video


In 2010, huge wrinkly faces of elderly Shanghai residents began appearing in various parts of the city. Watch a video on this project created by artist JR.

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Words in Art: New media artist Hung Keung’s war on Simplified Chinese


In this interview, Hong Kong-born new media artist Hung Keung explores the philosophy behind Traditional Chinese characters. Part of our “Words in Art” series.

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Rare India China art collaboration: West Heavens project a success?


Rising Asian superpowers China and India address the lack of intra-Asian contemporary art exchange with West Heavens exhibition series and summit.

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3 new Shanghai art spaces point at flourishing art scene


CHINA ART MUSEUM GALLERY CONTEMPORARY ART Since the opening of MOCA Shanghai and Zendai MOMA in 2005 and the art fair ShContemporary in 2007, three new art spaces, including two art museums and a “warehouse-style museum,” arrived in Shanghai in … Continue reading