Fumio Nanjo, Officier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, curates “The Universe and Art” at Mori Art Museum


Mori Art Museum’s Director receives prestigious French title shortly before the opening of his latest grand curatorial endeavour in Tokyo.

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6 compelling online art courses


Art Radar looks into some of the 6 most successful and popular English-language arts courses available online.

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Curiosity bags Indian artist Navin Thomas 2011 ŠKODA Prize


The ŠKODA Prize is fast becoming the most prestigious contemporary art award in the Indian visual art scene, featuring the work of younger artists across the country.

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Early critic response favours Anish Kapoor India show


Of Anish Kapoor’s Delhi-Mumbai show, which opened in November this year, we could have expected nothing short of praiseworthy. The artist, however, seemed humbled: “A return is always going to be difficult – quite frightening, actually.” Although his installations and sculptures can be found literally around the globe, it is his first time to showcase his pieces in his native India. Below, we offer an explanation of the roots of this retrospective and round up some of the early responses from critics.

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Art prizes adding auctions and a charitable twist


  ART PRIZE In 2003, Howard Bilton, chairman of the Hong Kong-based Sovereign Group, set up the Sovereign Asian Arts Prize, an annual award of $25,000 established “to give recognition to some of the most important artists of our time”. … Continue reading