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Aesthetic Radicalism in ‘Awakenings’ at Singapore’s National Gallery Ocula Report Aesthetic Radicalism in ‘Awakenings’ at Singapore’s National Gallery 21 Jun 2019 : Sam Gaskin for Ocula

Awakenings: Art in Society in Asia 1960s–1990s, a major retrospective at Singapore's National Gallery (14 June–15 September 2019), opens emphatically in flames. At the exhibition's entrance, viewers encounter a wall-sized image from 1964 titled Burning Canvases Floating on the River. The photograph captures a performance by Lee Seung-taek, in which...

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Thomas J Price: Reframing Classical Sculpture Ocula Conversation Thomas J Price: Reframing Classical Sculpture

When the London-born artist Thomas J Price graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Chelsea College of Arts in 2004, the school's college art prize was by no means his most notable accomplishment as an emerging artist. In 2001, Price presented his much-talked-about work Licked, a daring performance, later profiled on the BBC 4 television...

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'Sites Encountered': A Chorus of Five Artists at M+ Pavilion Ocula Report 'Sites Encountered': A Chorus of Five Artists at M+ Pavilion 21 Jun 2019 : Emily Verla Bovino for Ocula

Without punctuation, She Said Why Me, the title of May Fung's 1989 video presents itself as a statement, rather than a question. It suggests a subject who expects no response, a person prepared to make what she can from being chosen though perplexed by the attention. The video follows a blindfolded woman, then unmasked, through late colonial-era...

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Antonia Carver to leave director role at Art Dubai Related Press Antonia Carver to leave director role at Art Dubai ArtAsiaPacific : 26 April 2016

On April 25, Art Dubai announced the departure of Antonia Carver, its fair director for the past six years. Assuming the role is Myrna Ayad, Dubai-based independent arts writer and former editor of Canvas magazine. Ayad will start her role as the new fair director on May 1.

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Women make their mark on Art Dubai Related Press Women make their mark on Art Dubai The Art Newspaper : 18 March 2016

Antonia Carver, the director of Art Dubai, announced an eye-opening statistic at the opening of the tenth edition of the fair (16-19 March, Madinat Jumeirah): according to her calculations, 45% of the around 500 artists represented at the fair this year are women, which is a “higher percentage than the majority of other international art...

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Art Dubai: A peek at the redesigned fair, new experiences, top artists and edible art Related Press Art Dubai: A peek at the redesigned fair, new experiences, top artists and edible art The National : 18 March 2016

To borrow a phrase from Antonia Carver, director of Art Dubai, Madinat Jumeirah will be turned into “art city” this week. With the start of the 10th edition of the annual fair, collectors and gallerists will converge within the conference halls of the sprawling complex to buy and sell some of the freshest contemporary works, while...

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Art Dubai hold it's own against international shows Related Press Art Dubai hold it's own against international shows The National : 16 March 2016

It may not be the biggest show on the planet but Art Dubai, which turns 10 today, punches well above its weight, and has many reasons to celebrate as Middle East artists gain a firm foothold across the world for their unique skills.March is one of the busiest months in the international arts calendar with nine major international fairs taking...

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10 must-see exhibitions during Art Week Dubai 2016 Related Press 10 must-see exhibitions during Art Week Dubai 2016 Blouin ArtInfo : 15 March 2016

Art Week Dubai returns in 2016 from March 13-19 with an event lineup that celebrates the diversity and dynamism of Dubai’s art scene. Spanning art, design, and culture, this year’s expanded program further establishes the city of Dubai as an important and influential meeting point on the global art map.Art Dubai, the leading...

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Art Dubai 2016: All roads connect Related Press Art Dubai 2016: All roads connect Harper's Bazaar Arabia : 14 March 2016

Art Dubai 2016 seems to be looking in every direction at once. This year, the fair reflects on its past ten years through a marketing campaign that highlights significant and mundane events from 2006 (think first Brazilian astronaut in space, the deaths of James Brown and Steve Irwin, launch of twitter), further commemorated through the...

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Art Dubai’s Marker show resists stereotypes about Philippine art Related Press Art Dubai’s Marker show resists stereotypes about Philippine art The National : 14 March 2016

This year, Art Dubai’s Marker section – which focuses on a different geographical region during each edition – shines the spotlight on the Philippines, offering visitors a chance to find out more about this highly creative community.Marker curator Ringo Bunoan decided to focus on non-­commercial spaces based in the...

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Art Dubai continues its cultural journey Related Press Art Dubai continues its cultural journey Gulf News : 12 March 2016

A wedding banquet created by artists, featuring an 11-course menu inspired by different stages of love, a wedding cake with a twist, edible cutlery and other surprises will be part of the celebrations of the 10th edition of Art Dubai, to be held from March 16 to March 19 at Madinat Jumeirah.Art Dubai 2016 will feature 94 galleries from 40...

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