Hyperallergic blogger explores contemporary Philippine art with new series


While on a month’s residency at the Green Papaya Arts project, An Xiao is writing a new series on Hyperallergic based on the ‘contemporary art and technology scene’ in the Philippines.

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3 young Malaysian contemporaries, 3 cultural interrogations


Valentine Willie Fine Art, located in Kuala Lumpur, presented “3 Young Contemporaries” in October and November this year. As the title suggests, the exhibition contained the work of three Malaysian contemporary artists: Chi Too, Minstrel Kuik and Poodien. It is part of the gallery’s annual exhibition programme that aims to provide a platform for young and emerging artists from the Southeast Asian region. Here we summarise comments made on the exhibition by curator and writer Eva McGovern.

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Tyler Rollins names top Asian artist line-up for new season


CONTEMPORARY ART SOUTH EAST ASIA ART PROMOTION EXHIBITION SCHEDULE Tyler Rollins Fine Art has announced its 2010-2011 exhibition schedule. The gallery will present solo exhibitions by four of the most highly respected artists from the Southeast Asian region starting from … Continue reading

Is Hong Kong a cultural desert? How can you become a better collector? Answers revealed at Asia Art Forum


ART PROFESSIONALS HONG KONG ART INDONESIAN ART ART COLLECTING Guest writer Bonnie E. Engel, a Hong Kong freelance journalist, presents Art Radar Asia readers with her perspective on the talks of two speakers at the this year’s Asia Art Forum, held … Continue reading

Pop culture references abound in Indonesian art: curator Eva McGovern discusses Indieguerillas’ Happy Victims and the Southeast Asian art climate


INDONESIAN CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY EXHIBITION Indieguerillas is made up of Indonesian husband-and-wife duo Miko Bawono and Santi Ariestyowanti, whose artistic skills stem from roots in the design industry. Known for their smooth blending of pop culture aesthetics, subtle social commentary … Continue reading

New auction houses with new strategies open in Singapore art market


ASIAN ART MARKET TRENDS Usually, to be a part of the bubbling Asian art market scene, buyers need to associate themselves with industry leaders Christie’s and Sotheby’s for lack of other options. In South East Asia, however, there’s a new … Continue reading

Indonesian, Filipino prices rise at Sotheby's despite meltdown


  AUCTION SOUTH EAST ASIAN ART 2008 Sotheby’s autumn sales in Hong Kong were grim apart from the South East Asian sale which provided some much needed relief. The success of the sale prompted an ebullient quip from Sotheby’s entertaining auctioneer Chin … Continue reading

Western art advisors turn to Asian new media art for their corporate clients – International Herald Tribune


NEW MEDIA ART FROM SOUTHEAST ASIA FOR COLLECTORS Fortune Cookie projects, an art consulting service with clients who include Clifford Chance, Hermes, UBS and Saatchi, plan to set up headquarters in Singapore this year and they are on the look … Continue reading