Rodel Tapaya's latest paintings are an explosive collision between humanity, the natural world, and the human-made.
With an ever-expanding list of exhibitions and happenings, here is a selection of things to see during Art Basel Hong Kong (29–31 March 2018).
This year marked the eighth edition of Art Stage Singapore (26–28 January 2018), founded with the goal of bringing together galleries and art from Southeast Asia under the roof of the Marina Bay Sand
It has taken ten years, countless construction delays, a reported one billion dollars and conditions allegedly amounting to forced labour to build the Louvre Abu Dhabi, which finally opened its doors
Independent curator Piper Marshall's career has followed a quick upward trajectory since landing a job as a curator with the Swiss Institute in 2008. After six years with the institute she left to
Ten years ago, when I was but a new addition to [Hong Kong]'s small but burgeoning community of gallerinas, I was hard pressed to sell an editioned photo print to Chinese collectors. People worried
If hell is other people, as the delightful Parisian existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre once remarked, then the Venice Biennale during its three-day preview is a veritable inferno. So I headed to the Bien
Summer is the time for gallery group shows, a filling up of the white cube with dead stock. They're usually a pretty boring mind-numbing affair of recycled work from previous shows tied together with
A tiny country, slightly smaller than New Jersey, and not yet 70 years old, Israel’s contribution to the international contemporary art scene is mainly overshadowed by ongoing and seemingly never-ending conflict.
For one week each year, Hong Kong, the capital of capital, transforms from a tycoon's Monopoly board dotted with luxury malls and expensive real estate into Asia's art centre. During Art Basel's annua
Hot on the heels of the Hong Kong International Arts Festival, Hong Kong this week welcomed the fifth edition of [Art Basel]. You've flown thousands of miles, endured over eight hours of screaming
The '70s are a part of my work not necessarily only because of nostalgia, but because of a recontextualising process. I'm reinventing those experiences that I have no memory of.
The way I paint, is on the floor; there's a layer of grey and then the brick matrix is drawn on with pencil. I go from one end to the other. Painting out like a printer, row by row.
In a lot of ways, my art deals with the concept of superficiality through technology.
I was raised Catholic and went to church every Sunday, and I hated it. But today I feel fortunate to have been raised with this crazy iconographic imagery.
It's the morning of 16 June, a rainy grey Bloomsday, the day that commemorates Irish writer James Joyce's epic modernist masterpiece, Ulysses. On a quiet cobbled backstreet in Zurich sits Cabaret
If politics, systems, and rules are based on some sort of ideology, I think that art is something that lies on the edge where it can transcend, translate, and express one's experience.
Ask [visual artists] to do something truly subversive and they crawl into a corner and start thumb sucking.
Given Manifesta’s budget of a reported 5 million francs—with an alleged 8000 euros going to each of the artists to produce work—the biennial would have been better titled ‘What people do for no money’
It was a typical Berlin week of contrasts, of darkness and beauty, the sacred and the profane.
The writing has been healing for me, working with the poetry. It makes me think a lot about how language can escape from its time period and from the constraints of society.
Afterwork at Para Site 19 March to 29 May 2016 In a city where the problems and issues facing migrant workers—who make up approximately 4% of the population,
A week of memorable highs and lows, and at times crashing expectations, kind of like the contemporary art market, really.
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.