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...
After structural issues forced The Armory Show into last-minute relocation pirouettes last year, the fair returns between 5 and 8 March 2020 with a flourishing programme, complemented by stand-out shows across New York City.
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.
Born in Ogawa, Nagano, Japan, in 1947. It has been a while since he has been accepted as one of the leading sculptors in Japan and Asia-Pacific at large thanks to his body of work, which is based on his exceptional sculptural view. Selected exhibitions: The 43rd Venice Biennale, Japanese Pavilion, Venice (1998); Yama - Mori ‒ Mura, Kuma Museum of Art, Ehime (1994); Forest of Visions, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima (1995); The 3rd Kwangju Biennale, Kwangju, Korea (2000); Shigeo Toya: Folds, Gazes and Anima of the Woods, Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Aichi (2003); Memories in the cave, Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka (2011–2012); Shigeo Toya−Sculpture to Emerge, Musashino Art University Museum & Library, Tokyo (2017). Selected publications: Shigeo Toya−Sculpture and Words (Choukoku-To-Kotoba) 1974–2013, Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum (2014); Shigeo Toya−Sculpture to Emerge, Musashino Art University Museum & Library (2017)
Text courtesy ShugoArts.
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