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  • Art Basel show in Hong Kong "DISCOVERIES PRIZE": WINNERS ANNOUNCED

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    (From left to right): Cosmin Costinas, Outset Curator of Contemporary Art and Executive Director of Para/Site Art Space; Mihai Pop from Galeria Plan B; Alexandra Munroe, Samsung Senior Curator of Asian Art at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Navid Nuur, one of the winning artists; Mihaele Lutea from Galeria Plan B; Elaine Ng, Editor and Publisher of ArtAsiaPacific Magazine; Magnus Renfrew, Director Asia of Art Basel

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    Category: art fair, news

  • 'This is not a Taiwan Pavilion' Exhibition of Taiwan Pavilion at la Biennale di Venezia 2013

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    Taiwan Pavilion holds an exhibiton 'This is not a Taiwan Pavilion' presented by the Taipei Fine Arts Museum. Taiwan attended la Biennale di Venezia since 1995 and this is their 10th participation. Esther Lu, a curator invited 3 units of artists and made 3 projects: Bernd Behr's 'Chronotopia', Chia-Wei Hsu's 'Marshal Tie Jia', and Kateřina Šedá + BATEŽO MIKILU, a group of six high school students from Zastávka, a town in the Czech Republic's 'This is not a Czech Pavilion'.  The title of the exhibition 'This is not a Taiwan Pavilion' uses a negative sentence and develops images of Taiwan which the audience have.

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    Category: exhibition

  • Personal Structures held from June 1

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    An collateral event of la Biennale di Venezia, 'Personal Structures' has started from June 1, 2013. Personal Structures is an international art project initiated in 2002 by the Dutch artist Rene Rietmeyer. Asian artists who participate the exhibition are Yoshitaka Amano, Toshikatsu Endo, Hirofumi Isoya and Yoko Ono from Japan, Chul Hyun Ahn and Suh Jeong Min from South Korea, Chen Ping, Qin Chong, Xing Xin and  Zhang Yu from China.

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    Category: exhibition

  • Cai Guo-Qiang Brings Glass Suicide Bomber’s Vests to Venice

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    Full-Body Scan: Next!, Computer rendering, 2013. Courtesy Cai Studio 

    The collaboration between independent curator James Putnam and traditional hand-blown glass artisans at Berengo Studio in Venice, “Glasstress,” presents its 3rd edition at the 55th Venice Biennale this year, titled White Light / White Heat. The exhibition opens on 31 May at Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti on the Grand Canal next to Ponte dell’Accademia, and will be on view until 24 November. For the exhibition, Putnam and Adriano Berengo, President of Berengo Studio, invited contemporary artists to work with Murano artisans to create works of art from glass. Among the sixty-six artists featured, Cai Guo-Qiang will stage Full-Body Scan: Next!, his first attempt to employ glass as a medium in his work.

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    Category: exhibition

  • Interview with Yasumasa Morimura

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    It was announced on December 18 that an artist, Yasumasa Morimura, would be the artistic director of Yokohama Triennale 2014. It is rare that an artist is selected as a director, as it is since 2005 when Tadashi Kawamata performed the executive director. We had an interview with Mr. Morimura to ask his feelings.

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    Category: interview

  • The exhibition of Ron Mueck at Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art

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    RON MUECK’S STUDIO January 2013 ©Ron Mueck  Photo ©Gautier Deblonde

     The exhibition of Ron Mueck started at Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art on April 16. This is the first major exhibition of Ron Mueck in Europe. He is famous in Japan and his solo show was held at 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa in 2008. This time, in addition to six important recent sculptures, he create 3 new works for the show. 

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    Category: exhibition