What does the future hold for abstraction in Asia?


Many curators are re-examining the emergence and development of Asian abstraction and considering the role it could play in the future of the Asian art world.

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Tale of two Taiwan cities: 4 day contemporary art tour


Art Radar spent four days in Taipei and Taichung visiting art galleries and museums and found an active and thriving contemporary art scene that embraces Asian and Western art in a wide range of media.

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Taiwanese painter Lien Chien Hsing’s fictional reality – picture feast


Lien Chien Hsing returns Taiwan to nature, imagining its future as a country of ruins, in his paintings on show as part of “Between Reality and Fiction: Sceneries of the Mind”.

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Taipei Fine Arts Museum director appointed after 2 years of controversy


With a new director Huang Hai-Ming set to take over in July 2012, observers hope the Taipei Fine Arts Museum will return to a more focused institutional direction.

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Stripping ‘Ophelia’ and more: 3 young Taiwanese new media artists in Hong Kong


Hong Kong-based gallery Input/Output (I/O) featured Taiwanese new media artists Yao Chung-Han, Lin Guan-Ming, and Chang Li-Ren in their show “Made in Taiwan”, which closed April 2012.

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Art Radar’s 15 most-searched contemporary Asian artists, July to December 2011


Art Radar‘s most-searched artists from June to December 2011. Ai Weiwei takes the number one spot and South Korean artists see a spike in popularity.

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Taipei Arts Awards 2011 win for mechanical installation artist Han-chih Liu


A focus on machines and narrative drive has bagged Taiwanese artist Han-chih Liu (劉瀚之) the Grand Prize in the coveted Taipei Arts Awards for 2011.

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