I am curious about how judging standards differed between the Huayu Youth Award and the recently inaugurated M+ Sigg Prize (winner will be announced in March 2020). Most of the time, an assessment is made on relative merits of an artist and his artistic practice, without corresponding attention and criticality on the process of submission and the quality of information that is being collected on the artist. This makes for an interesting discussion. “A debate over the purpose
Much have been said about protests in Hong Kong, there have been much less discussions about protests in India. This was how one gallery dealt with the art week. Brilliant 👏🏼👏🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼👏🏼 “Mumbai Gallery Weekend (MGW) opened this month as protests spread across Indian cities, sparked by an attack by right-wing extremists connected to India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on the students and staff of Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi. Mumbai was among the
The list of participating artists is as follows: Hamra Abbas (Kuwait / US / Pakistan) Ghiora Aharoni (Israel / US) Song-Ming Ang (Singapore / Germany) Reza Aramesh (Iran / UK) Christine Ay Tjoe (Indonesia) Mina Cheon (US / Korea) Cheuk Wing Nam (Hong Kong) Daniel Crooks (New Zealand / Australia) Vibha Galhotra (India) Kyungah Ham (Korea) Joyce Ho (Taiwan) Susie Ibarra (US) Abir Karmakar (India) Kimsooja (Korea / France / US) Lao Tongli (China) Dinh Q. Lê (Vietnam / US) Li Jia
This is for those gallerists and visitors who are monitoring the Art Basel Hong Kong situation...🙏🙏🙏🙏 TOP Galleries Send a Blistering Letter to Art Basel Over Hong Kong “The letter, addressed to Art Basel global director Marc Spiegler and Adeline Ooi, its director Asia, did not mince words when airing complaints about the state of the fair amid the Hong Kong protests, which have been going on for months. It claims that ‘many people who normally attend the fair have indica
“Also stoking fears was an article published in The Art Newspaper last month, which reported that dealers were having difficulty securing insurance coverage for shipped artworks. ABHK organizers are working with a local insurance broker to offer coverage, albeit at 20 times the normal rate... Should the fair be forced to close due to ongoing civil tension in Hong Kong, organizers have committed to refunding 75 percent of galleries’ fees. As of now, there is no indication that
My two-hour lesson on the history of performance art in Singapore One of the most rewarding experiences this art week thus far was my accidental encounter with archivist Koh Nguang How (at the State of Motion show). My 2 questions started a 2-hour conversation, standing and going through archives he had accumulated over the last 40 years. I have heard about Koh, met him and seen his work but this conversation on the history performance art in Singapore was a game changer.
BRAVO S.E.A. Focus! A confident and focused showcase dedicated to art from Southeast Asia, with not-to-be missed gallerists and artists, for veterans in the art world and those seeking an introduction to artists in the region. The tight selection of 20 gallerists was well-curated by STPI, and the gallerists rose to the occasion with quality presentations by established and to-watch artists from the region 🙌🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼💪🏼💪🏼💪🏼💪🏼. https://seafocus.sg/artists/
The Benesse Art Prize goes to Amanda Heng🙌🏼🙌🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼 . https://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/arts/artist-amanda-heng-is-the-first-singaporean-to-win-benesse-prize?fbclid=IwAR3jbyJOfbICBFfIU6IpD7-Yb1UFZRqA9umq7KHUFMCkNDAXoCoxTu79Asw