US and China museums and their communities: Asia Society summit – video


Art Radar recaps some of the key points from the session chaired by Asia Society Museum’s Boon Hui Tan.

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Southeast Asian art in a global context: National Gallery Singapore Director Eugene Tan – interview


Eugene Tan talks to Art Radar about the National Gallery Singapore and the future of Asian art.

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Asian Art as Global Art: new Asia Society Museum Director Tan Boon Hui – interview


Art Radar speaks to new Asia Society Museum Director Tan Boon Hui.

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Australian Ben Quilty wins inaugural Prudential Eye Awards in Singapore – news


Art Radar looks at the winners of the first inaugural Prudential Eye Awards for Contemporary Asian Art, including Australian painter Ben Quilty, winner of the overall artist prize.

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Who is futureproofing Singaporean art? 26 young artists in SAM survey


A survey of Singaporean contemporary art, titled “The Singapore Show: Future Proof”, closed at the Singapore Art Museum (SAM) on 15 April 2012.

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Sri Lankan art on map with Pala Pothupitiye’s 2010 Sovereign Asian Art Prize win


Sri Lankan artist Pala Pothupitiye has been awarded the 2010 Sovereign Asian Art Prize and has vowed to use the prize money to help raise awareness of Sri Lankan art.

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First time for Afghanistani, Kyrgyz and Iraqi artists in Sovereign Asian Art Prize finalist line-up


Thirty finalists have been chosen from over four hundred nominees from all over Asia Pacific for the 2010 Sovereign Asian Art Prize. For the first time ever the list includes works from Afghanistan, Kyrgyztan and Iraq. In another first, the Sovereign Art Foundation will hold a major fundraising event in Singapore, selecting twenty of the best works by Singaporean artists to be sold at a special auction dinner. Art Radar lists five of the finalists.

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Chance to learn where Singaporean art is heading plus two firsts for emerging artist competition Presidents Young Talents at Singapore Art Museum


SINGAPORE MUSEUM ART COMPETITION Singapore had a predicament. The city-state needed to find the young artistic voices to represent Singapore at international level art fairs and events. The problem has been solved and future Singaporean art stars are being identified … Continue reading