Preview: The Armory Show 2017 – highlights from Africa, the Middle East and Asia

The Armory Show continues to expand with a new USD10,000 prize and two new curatorial sections.

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Life, Guns, Death and Reincarnation: Vietnam’s art collective The Propeller Group – artist profile

Vietnamese art collective The Propeller Group merges artistic and commercial practice to unveil the shadows of capitalism, communism, consumerism, and shared cultural histories.

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Hollywood, violence and contemporary Vietnam: Dinh Q. Lê – artist profile

Art Radar explores the multifaceted practice of Dinh Q. Lê, one of the most influential and internationally recognised Vietnamese contemporary artists.

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Shifting tensions in Vietnamese contemporary art: A brief history

Art Radar takes a look at Vietnam’s art historical context to explain the dynamics of its contemporary art, with its current arbitrary censorship and art spaces’ bold strategies to circumvent it.

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No Country? Contemporary art for South and Southeast Asia

The Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) at Gillman Barracks hosts the touring exhibition “No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia” until 20 July 2014, the first of the three-part Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative.

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Transcending borders: “No Country” at Asia Society Hong Kong – June Yap curator interview

The Asia Society Hong Kong Centre presents Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative’s touring exhibition “No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia” (30 October 2013 – 16 February 2014), a show that explores the diversity of contemporary art from the region.

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Acclaimed Vietnamese artist and collector Dinh Q. Le reveals which Vietnamese contemporary artists he is collecting now – interview Wall Street Journal

CONTEMPORARY VIETNAMESE ART Dinh Q. Le, a Vietnamese-American artist and collector, is touted as one of the world’s most acclaimed Vietnamese artists, and his work will be featured in a solo exhibition by  the Museum of Modern Art in New York … Continue reading