The list of credible galleries in China is short, and for many years there was only one entrant from [Shanghai]: ShanghART Gallery. Now, with the Shanghai scene growing at an impressive rate—it is
One of the pressing threads of curatorial thinking over the last decade has attempted to draw together the ideological stakes of technology with the political realities of globalisation and post-co
Ask a Beijing artist where they would like to spend time abroad living, working, seeing exhibitions, meeting artists and curators, and the answer is invariably New York. Aside from the obvious attractions, New York appears culturally exotic; there seems to be a consensus that Beijing, as an art center and urban environment, operates somehow...
A gallery audience has a very different flow than this kind of thing, which was hundreds of people in a room together who might have been a little bit drunk. That’s a very different energy to work with.
Ryan McNamara’s work, Meem, won the Malcolm McLaren award at last year’s Performa in New York. For his first performance in Asia, commissioned by Yana and Stephen Peel as part of the Chai Wan Nites warehouse party during Art Basel in Hong Kong on 16 May, he shocked and awed with 20 dancers who invaded the space on a dump truck, threw...
It is a funny thing to return as a visitor to a city one once called home: not so long ago I was a de facto host for the descending hordes during ArtHK and later Art Basel Hong Kong, but this year, for the first time, I am seeing it all through the eyes of an art tourist. As a city and as an art event, Hong Kong has always been a tightly wound...
Sun Xun is a paradoxical figure: he works with ink but rejects the discourse of cultural purity that accompanies it. Dissects polit
Similar events are taking place from Warsaw to Santiago this month in a global effort to reactivate the art world.
The exhibition aims to showcase outsiders and provocateurs in Australian contemporary art.
Made with silver and blue polypropylene, the project will be completed and revealed to the public on Saturday 18 September.
The talks programme, initiated by Saint Petersburg's Manege Central Exhibition Hall, will introduce ideas to help us rethink our relationship with the world today.
At Simon Lee Gallery in Hong Kong, Dexter Dalwood invites the viewer to consider what painting could be.
Monika Szewczyk, the director of de Appel in Amsterdam, discusses the importance of creating the conditions for deep study.
The Armory Show is an important New York art fair presenting leading international art galleries. Held in September at the Javits Center, view Ocula's highlights from the ground in this photolog.
Ho is taking over from Claire Hsu, who built the world's largest collection of materials related to Asian contemporary art.
The sale will include coveted works by Mark Rothko, Alberto Giacometti, Andy Warhol, and Cy Twombly.
One of China's sharpest observers of online expression explains how censorship has evolved in the decade since Google left the country.
Gallery Weekend Berlin launches its second event of the year with galleries presenting artists whose work is lesser known to the broader public.
Huma Bhabha's first exhibition with Xavier Hufkens showcases new sculptures and works on paper expressing the artist's characteristic alien forms.
Two artists, selected by a jury of arts professionals around the globe, will receive the independent art platform's annual prize this year.
With his latest solo show now on view at Zeno X Gallery, Mircea Suciu discusses his approach to capturing the psychological undercurrents of now.
Here's a fun fact: the vibrant colours of Hong Kong's Mass Transit Railway system was not just an aesthetic choice.
At Ota Fine Arts in Singapore, Tsuyoshi Hisakado experiments with the concept of 'infinite' space.
Born Barrie Bates, the artist was quick to identify ways artists could exploit ideas developed by marketers.
Russia's leading contemporary art fair was relocated and nudged back a week, creating challenges for international galleries.