Asian pavilions at the 54th Venice Biennale – first critic response


ART HK 11 is over and as art world attention moves back to Europe, we take a look at what pavilions from the Asian region are offering viewers at the 54th Venice Biennale.

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International contemporary ink artists show with Chinese in Shenzhen


The traditional art of Chinese ink painting has so far received little attention in the international art market. This state of affairs may finally be changing.

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Ou Ning on Get it Louder – new voice in China’s visual arts scene


The third edition of “Get It Louder” (GIL), perhaps one of the most ambitious Chinese exhibitions representing emerging young talent across multiple fields, ran from 19 September to 7 November this year in Beijing and Shanghai. Curious about GIL’s mission and its growth, Art Radar Asia had an in-depth discussion with Ou Ning, the brainchild and chief curator of the event. Ou Ning himself is a wearer of many artistic hats and our interview also explores some of his experiences.

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2 Indian artists selected to produce new commissions for Liverpool Biennial


Among the ten Asian artists selected to produce new commissions for “Touched”, the name and theme for the Liverpool Biennial International Exhibition 2010, two are contemporary Indian artists. The ten artists are NS Harsha, Ranjani Shettar (India), Do Ho Suh, Minouk Lim (South Korea), Meiro Koizumi, Sachiko Abe (Japan), Song Dong (China), Tehching Hsieh (Taiwan), Will Kwan (Hong Kong), and Tala Madani (Iranian-American). We profile the two Indian artists and include images of their work.

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Cai Guo-Qiang’s largest gunpowder drawings to date at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston opened to public this October


Celebrated for his “gunpowder drawings,” in which different types and colors of gunpowder are ignited against a surface, creating ethereal and smoky images, Cai Guo-Qiang executed “Odyssey”, the largest gunpowder drawing he has ever made to date, on the span of 42 panels totaling 10 by 162 feet, commissioned by Museum of Fine Art Houston (MFAH) early this October.

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Artpartment a Hong Kong space for experimental art – video


ARTIST-RUN SPACES VIDEOS PERFORMANCE ART VIDEO ART STOP MOTION We bring you another summary of an [art]attack show by ChooChooTV, this one profiling C&G Artpartment, founded by Clara Cheung, who studied art in the United States for four years, and Cheng Yee … Continue reading