The second edition of Taipei Dangdai concluded on 19 January 2020 with the participation of 99 galleries from across the globe and over 40,000 visitors.
Since 2016, I have gifted prints of my Malai collection as trophies for the N-Peace Award winners. Recently I realised how truly fitting these artworks are for the initiative, not to mention the real
The Sydney Contemporary Art Fair has gone from baby to behemoth in just three editions, generating $40 million in sales and attracting 75,000 local and international visitors since it launched (initia
Acclaimed contemporary artist Danie Mellor is currently exhibiting The Landspace: [all the debils are here] at Tolarno Galleries in Melbourne. Here the Mamu/Ngajan artist speaks with our indigeno
As Australia's leading art fair, Sydney Contemporary manages to make art critics into art lovers and the unanointed into worshippers, all within the space of three days.
A portrait of Australian singer Jimmy Barnes by artist Jamie Preisz has won the 2018 Archibald Packing Room Prize and $1,500 today. The work is one of 58 paintings announced as finalists, chosen from
The House is Crumbling, the latest installation by renowned Thai artist Pinaree Sanpitak, specially commissioned for the National Gallery Singapore's Light to Night Festival 2018, is a visual and se
This year's Jakarta Biennale will diverge from many of the curatorial practices of its predecessors. The Jakarta Biennale, which is set to open on Saturday at Gudang Sarinah Ekosistem in South Jakart
Brisbane- and Manila-based artist couple, Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan, have travelled to many parts of the world. The installation artists often work closely with the communities they enter, creating
In a former life, Sydney Contemporary Fair director Barry Keldoulis was a supervisor at Luna Park's Coney Island. Now – as director of a more adult sort of amusement park, a four-day feast of modern
Barry Keldoulis is a rare breed of gallerist slash collector. With more than three decades experience in contemporary art, he has remained true to his mission of closing the gap between artist-run ini
Isabel and Alfredo Aquilizan are a collaborative duo who have been based in Brisbane, Australia, since 2006. Prior to their move, the partners in life and in art called the Philippines their home. Th
The first edition of the Honolulu Biennial has already been in full swing for one month by the time I arrived in Hawai'i. Directed by Fumio Nanjo of Tokyo's Mori Art Museum, and curated by Ngahiraka M
Held over nine sites and including 33 artists, the first edition of the Honolulu Biennial takes place between 8 March and 8 May 2017. Entitled Middle of Now | Here, the Biennial challenges the idea
Is it only a week since Hong Kong? After a blur of skyscraper light shows, bamboo scaffolding, detour signs, cranes and ferries, it’s hard to believe it all happened. For an international art fair roo
From 23 to 25 March, the 5th edition of Art Basel, Hong Kong will showcase 242 premier galleries from 34 countries and territories—including Australia—presenting works of the highest quality, rangin
Engagement between Australia’s inhabitants and their near neighbors predates European contact. However since colonization, Australian artists have preferred to look to the northern hemisphere fo
Showing concurrently in Singapore and Bangkok, the artist’s new show Fear exhibits selected pieces from ten new photography series, alongside two video works. It is inspired by transfers of power, protests, restrictions on freedoms to critique the monarchy and Sriwanichpoom’s own concerns for the future of his country.
BRISBANE, Australia — Suppressed voices, marginalized histories, and public spaces take center stage at the 8th Asia Pacific Triennial (APT8), displayed at the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) in Brisbane, Australia. Throughout the exhibit, art and activism bring the outside in, the peripheral to the center, and the...
On display from 21 November 2015 to 10 April 2016 at Brisbane’s Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), this year’s Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art has a special focus on the role of performance with live performances, video, kinetic art, figurative painting and sculpture. Many of the artworks explore...
The Asia Pacific Triennial has become a defining exhibition within the international biennale arena. It will, again, be presented by the Queensland Art Gallery I Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) this November, with 83 artists selected from 32 countries for this its eighth edition. While biennales love to roll out “numbers and...
Navin Rawanchaikul is his own muse. Over the past two decades as an artist under his studio Navin Production, he had looked outward towards his community, his city, only to turn inward towards his family, towards his personal history. "Dearest Mom," he wrote in September 2014. "I have been thinking of an exhibition at the O.K....
Go west, young man. So the saying goes. And for more than a century, Australian artists and collectors did just that. They looked towards the great art centres of Paris, London, New York, Rome and Berlin for inspiration. But in the 1980s something changed. We began to come to terms with our physical location in Asia and started to swivel our gaze...
During visual artist Lee Wen’s solo retrospective at the Singapore Art Museum in 2012, a particular artwork proved quite popular among visitors: His unusual, circular take on the ping-pong table, titled Ping Pong Go-Round. An even bigger version of it — first presented at last year’s Art Basel Hong Kong — now occupies...