Cinga Samson 's paintings lay bare the complex relationship between contemporary life, African traditions, globalisation, and representation. His strikingly sombre portraits contain similarities to those of contemporary painters such as Toyin Ojih Odutola, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye , Kehinde Wiley , Florine Démosthène, and Tunji...
Seismic Movements , the fifth Dhaka Art Summit, plotted movements, solidarities, and exchanges across the Global South with over 500 artists, scholars, curators, and thinkers.
At the freshly opened Winsing Art Place in Taipei, works by Vietnamese-Danish artist Danh Vo are being presented in Taiwan for the first time. In this video, the founder of Winsing Arts Foundation, Jenny Yeh, introduces Vo's exhibition.
Keiji Uematsu was born in 1947 in Kobe, Japan and lives and works in Minoh (Osaka-fu), Japan and Dusseldorf, Germany. He received his BFA from Kobe University, Japan and was awarded the 38th Nakahara Teijiro Prize (2013); the Kobe city Cultural Prize (2010); the 6th Asago 2001 Outdoor Sculpture in Tataragi '99, Grand Prize (1999) and the 22nd Iue Culture Prize (1998). His work has been shown extensively internationally and has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions, including Kunstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf, Germany (2016); Otani Memorial Art Museum, Hyogo, Japan (2006); Kunstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf, Germany (2005); Aomori Contemporary Art Center, Aomori, Japan (2003-2004); Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Fukuoka, Japan (2003). Major group shows include The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX (2015), which travelled to Grey Art Gallery, New York, NY and Japan Society, New York NY; The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan (2015); The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Japan (2014); Ohara Museum, Okayama, Japan (2013); Otani Memorial Art Museum, Hyogo, Japan (2012); Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany (2012); The National Museum Osaka, Japan (2010); The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan (2009); The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA (2007); Asahikawa Sculpture Museum, Hokkaido, Japan (2003); Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, Japan (2003); Contemporary Sculpture Center, Tokyo, Japan (2001); Museum HausKasuya, Kanagawa, Japan (2001). His work is held in the collections of Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris, France; Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany; Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus und Kunstbau München, Munich, Germany; The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan; Museum of Modern Art Shiga, Shiga, Japan; Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Kyoto, Japan; Moderna Museet Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden; Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY amongst others.
Text courtesy Arario Gallery.
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