Zhu Lanqing wins inaugural Jimei X Arles Discovery Award


Young Chinese artist Zhu Lanqing is awarded top discovery prize at international-grade photography festival in Xiamen.  “Jimei X Arles: East West Encounters” brings the legacy of Les Rencontres d’Arles to Xiamen in 2015, honouring 388 artists from 16 countries and regions around the … Continue reading

Photographic duo RongRong and inri get first Hong Kong retrospective


More than sixty works by Chinese artist RongRong and his Japanese companion in art, inri, are on show at Blindspot Gallery for the first time.

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Work of 3 Chinese artists gets first time MoMA showing in performance photography exhibit – curator interview


We talk to MoMA about 3 photographs by Chinese artists Ai Weiwei, Rong Rong and Huang Yan, on show for the first time since their acquisition by the museum in 2008.

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Japanese gallery MEM re-opens in new Tokyo space with RongRong & inri exhibition


ART GALLERIES JAPAN ART EXHIBITIONS CHINESE ARTISTS MEM, an art gallery based in Tokyo that represents mainly Japanese contemporary artists, has moved to a new gallery space in NADiff a/p/a/r/t in Tokyo. MEM announced this news in early September so should … Continue reading

Compound Eye: RongRong and inri retrospective at He Xiangning Art Museum


CHINESE CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY MUSEUM EXHIBITION “Compound Eye: Works by RongRong & inri (2000-2010)” (website in Chinese) is the first retrospective exhibition of collaborative works by RongRong and inri since they started working as a husband-and-wife team in 2000. In 1999, … Continue reading

Beijing first to host Arles program outside France


PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL BEIJING EXHIBITIONS In the first part of Art Radar Asia’s coverage of Beijing’s Caochangdi PhotoSpring (17 April-30 June, 2010) we presented the winners and semi-finalists of three photography awards. This article aims to explore some of the 27 … Continue reading

3 young Chinese artists awarded prizes at inaugural Caochangdi PhotoSpring


PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL BEIJING AWARDS As part of the launch of the first annual Caochangdi PhotoSpring festival, held in Beijing, China, from 17 April to 30 June this year, three young Chinese artists were awarded a prize for their outstanding work in … Continue reading