Asia’s “Art Cities of the Future”: Where are the region’s emerging art hubs?


The recently released Phaidon book Art Cities of the Future: 21st Century Avant-Gardes highlights twelve art cities of the future with unique avant-garde scenes, five of which are Asian.

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Contemporary ink: Chinese art’s next big splash? Gallerists react to Sotheby’s October 2013


Following the success of Sotheby’s ‘Contemporary Literati: Early Ink Masters’, leading gallerists Alice and Daphne King from Alisan Fine Arts and Fred Scholle from Galerie du Monde weigh in on whether ink art is the next best thing.

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Where to see contemporary art in Beijing – Xinhua’s Top 10 spots


China’s Xinhua News gives a list of the top ten art museums and centres located in Beijing that feature and promote Chinese contemporary art, in an article published on 14 October 2013.

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Strength in numbers: 4 Southeast Asian art groups


Four Southeast Asian artists groups who address the lack of artistic and exhibition opportunities in their countries.

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Transcending borders: “No Country” at Asia Society Hong Kong – June Yap curator interview


The Asia Society Hong Kong Centre presents Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative’s touring exhibition “No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia” (30 October 2013 – 16 February 2014), a show that explores the diversity of contemporary art from the region.

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What to see at Singapore Biennale 2013 – in pictures


Art Radar takes a look at ten art works that explore how people in Southeast Asia are “increasingly active participants in current globalising movements” as part of the Singapore Biennale 2013: “If the World Changed” on view from 26 October 2013 to 16 February 2014.

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China’s prodigal Star returns: Wang Keping at UCCA, Beijing – picture feast


China’s Wang Keping, co-founder of The Stars and self-imposed exile, is having a solo exhibition at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art from 27 September 2013 to 5 January 2014, but rumours of censorship already shadow the show.

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