Chinese Contemporary Art Award (CCAA) announces 2016 winners

Art Radar takes a look at the 2016 winners in each of the categories of the Chinese Contemporary Art Awards (CCAA).

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16 Algerian contemporary artists to know now

Contemporary artists residing in Algeria and abroad look beyond its colonial past to uncover new ground. Algeria’s long history of colonialism and conquest provides complex narratives and fertile ground for contemporary artists who push the boundaries between tradition and modernity, … Continue reading

Painting the conceptual: David Diao’s major retrospective at UCCA in Beijing – interview

Art Radar speaks to acclaimed New York-based artist David Diao as his major retrospective opens at Beijing’s Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, presenting the most complete collection of the artist’s work to date.

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Following the footsteps of Hans van Dijk: Art Basel Hong Kong 2014 – Salon Talk summary

As part of the Salon series at Art Basel Hong Kong 2014 (15 to 18 May), four leading art professionals discussed the life of curator and scholar Hans van Dijk, sharing found archival evidence and their personal life experiences with the man himself.

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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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Beijing-based art centre Director Philip Tinari named Curator of Armory Focus 2014

Beijing’s UCCA Director Philip Tinari will be Curator of the Focus section at The Armory Show 2014 in New York, which will feature contemporary art from China from the 1970s to the present.

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