Architecture and Philosophy: Iranian-born American artist Siah Armajani at Rossi & Rossi, Hong Kong

Inspired by poetry, American vernacular architecture, Western philosophy and his native Persian heritage, Siah Armajani is recognised as a pioneering figure in the conceptualisation of the role of art in the public realm.

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Top picks during Frieze Week 2015

What kind of art do you want to see at Frieze Art Fair 2015 ? Art Radar goes for Asian.

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Global recognition for Korean contemporary art? Not quite

According to an article published in The Korea Times at the end of October this year, Korean contemporary art began to make its presence felt on the global art market in 1995. This was the year that the official Korean Pavilion appeared at Venice Biennale and the Gwangju Biennale debuted. The article states that since this time Korean art has been quietly rising through increasing promotion at international art fairs and major art exchanges with Western countries.

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Art Radar speaks with Para/Site curator, director Fominaya on November auction event

ART AUCTION FUNDRAISER HONG KONG CURATOR INTERVIEW Para/Site Art Space, a non-profit organisation located in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, will hold its annual Para/Site Fundraising Auction in early November this year. It will take place in the Kee Club, who also … Continue reading

Curator Tobias Berger talks about Korean contemporary art scene in 4 questions

SOUTH KOREA CONTEMPORARY ART INTERVIEW CURATOR Art Radar recently spoke with German-born curator Tobias Berger, who currently holds the position of Chief Curator at the Nam June Paik Art Center, about the Center’s exhibition “The Penguin that goes to the Mountain”. During … Continue reading

Follow "The Penguin" to the mountain – Tobias Berger on the NJPAC show

KOREAN CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM EXHIBITIONS EMERGING ARTISTS “The Penguin that goes to the Mountain“, an exhibition of contemporary art by young and emerging Korean artists, recently finished up this month at the Nam June Paik Art Center (NJPAC). It took … Continue reading

Emerging Chinese installation artist Tozer Pak Sheung Chuen at Venice Biennale 2009

VENICE BIENNALE HONG KONG The award-winning young conceptual artist Tozer Pak Sheung Chuen will represent Hong Kong at the 53rd Venice Biennale (June to November 2009) with an exhibition of newly-created works and past works which will focus on the … Continue reading