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.
Claude Lalanne studied architecture in Paris at the École des Beaux-Arts and the École des Arts Décoratifs. After marrying François-Xavier Lalanne in the 1960s, the two began to work closely alongside each other and exhibit as ‘Les Lalanne’, receiving early commissions from Yves Saint Laurent. The Lalannes’ work is represented in many prominent collections around the world, including the National Design Museum, New York; Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York; Musée Nationale d’Art Moderne, Paris; Musée d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris; and the Centre Pompidou, Paris.
Text courtesy Ben Brown Fine Arts.
The Hong Kong art world is a perplexing place. Auction houses sell more here than anywhere else in Asia. Top international dealers are moving in and more are expected with the 2017 opening of the purpose-built H Queen’s, and art fairs continue to flourish. But outside the commercial sector there simply isn’t much art to be seen,...
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