Ocula Magazine 's editors select their picks from Asia Now's online Viewing Rooms, presented on Ocula until 7 November.
The Ocula team present picks from Taipei Connections, an online platform launched by Ocula and Taipei Dangdai.
With galleries closed around the globe, the virtual rooms are a unique space to share art works online.
The Armory Show (5–8 March) features presentations by leading international galleries, innovative artist commissions, and dynamic public programs. The 2020 edition of The Armory Show, welcomes 183 exhibitors from 32 countries, convening Midtown Manhattan at Piers 90 and 94.
With tens of millions in China confined to their homes, galleries and institutions have likewise pivoted to online events.
Guo Hongwei's watercolours at Chambers Fine Art New York trigger pareidolia, seeing objects or patterns that do not exist.
Ho Sin Tung's Swampland at Hong Kong's Hanart TZ Gallery references wetlands and boggy political sloughs.
Group exhibition Holy Mosses imagines a boundless future through the queer eco-aesthetics of eight artists.
'The fair provides a platform for international exhibitors to showcase the finest quality of modern and contemporary art in Shanghai. With exhibitions and art events offered by museums and galleries in the city, West Bund has made November's Shanghai a permanent fixture on the global art calendar.' –West Bund Art & Design, Shanghai (7–10...
'Asia Now is expanding and this year will welcome over 50 of the most prominent and cutting-edge galleries presenting over 250 established and emerging artists from China, Korea, Japan, Central and Southeast Asia, who push the boundaries of contemporary art.' –Asia Now, Paris (16–20 October 2019).
With Sydney Contemporary and Spring 1883 opening, Elyse Goldfinch shares a selection of shows to see in Sydney.
Currently exhibiting photographs from 'Experimental Relationship' (2007–ongoing) and 'For Your Eyes Only' (2012–ongoing) at Les Rencontres d'Arles (1 July–22 September 2019), Pixy Liao discusses the influence of Memphis on her practice, and upending conservative notions of gender in her photography.
Born in Hong Kong in 1978, Lam Tung Pang is known for his paintings and drawings on plywood, along with site-specific installations, sound works, and videos that embody relationships between humans, nature, and the built environment. In the large-scale painting Centuries of Hong Kong (2011), for instance, which is housed at the Legislative...
China's post-80s artists are no longer all that 'young', nor do they much need that moniker. With the oldest of that generation fast approaching 40, to call them young would be misleading given how rapidly many of them rose to prominence during the tail-end of China's foreign collector-powered art boom and subsequent influx of domestic collectors....
'Organized annually by the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA), The Art Show offers intimately scaled and thoughtfully curated presentations of the highest quality—fostering active conversations with gallerists, new relationships, and close looking at works by artists from a variety of genres, practices, and national and international...
Moving between her bases in the United States and China, Qinmin Liu questions the structures that define her identity through long-form, playful projects. The farcical nature of the elitist lifestyle synonymous with the global art market is the focus of her ongoing project 'AngelHaha', the first artist-run airline. The 'dream-driven business' was...
'Focusing on modern and contemporary art & design, JINGART provides galleries and artists the platform to present art works of different eras and genres, and communicate with international collectors and lovers of art.' –JINGART (17–20 May 2018).
Over 70 artists from 33 countries are represented in the inaugural Yinchuan Biennale, which opened amidst scandal on 9 September.
I'm very much a fan of the public institution. I think only the public institution can provide the long-term guarantee that it will continue to exist and it will be 'the' public memory.
With an ultra slick website that enables easy navigation of its 400 plus artworks from many of the leading artists of today, the Tiroche DeLeon Collection is unique in its focus and ownership structure. Established in 2011 by Serge Tiroche and Russ DeLeon, the collection is focused on artworks by both recognised masters, and emerging talent from...
Go East is an exhibition of contemporary Asian art from the collection of Gene and Brian Sherman, who have figured in Australian cultural life for decades as both collectors and philanthropists.
We batted it up and down and ended up with 'Go East', partly to upend east and west
Biennials are inherently messy. Gathering hundreds of pieces by international artists working in different mediums creates an exponential number of echoes and dissonances. Their messiness differs, though, in kind and degree, as exemplified in recent Shanghai Biennales.
Much has already been said about the fast-paced development and break-neck modernization of Asia but what has been largely forgotten in these breathless accounts is the importance of its history. In order to understand contemporary Asia one needs to look into the past, look more closely at its regional diversity and draw connections to local...