Asia Society announced it will open its first-ever center in Japan, in partnership with the International House of Japan in Tokyo. The center will open at a critical juncture as Japan, the world’s 3rd largest economy, seeks a more prominent role in promoting global security and international trade, having recently led the successful negotiations of the 11 remaining members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.
Keiichi Tanaami, Crayon Angel, 1975, Courtesy of the artist and Nanzuka
Kabinett, a much-loved sector of Art Basel’s Miami Beach show, will make its Hong Kong debut in March 2017. The first edition of Kabinett at Art Basel’s Hong Kong show will include 19 carefully curated projects, ranging from thematic group presentations to solo shows, presented by exhibitors from Asia, Europe and the United States. Artists to be showcased include Etel Adnan, Cao Yu, Christo, Piero Dorazio, Candida Höfer, Abbas Kiarostami, Kwon Young-Woo, Lee Kit, Yuko Mohri, OSGEMEOS, Bettina Pousttchi, Qiu Xiaofei, Sanyu, SHIMURAbros, Song Ta, Keiichi Tanaami, Wang Qingsong, Ming Wong and Heimo Zobernig.
ART TAIPEI 2015 view
ART TAIPEI, propelled and run by the Taiwan Art Gallery Association, in hopes of consolidating the respective strengths of each region, and moreover to unify the sophisticated, unwavering key players of the Asian art scene: Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Japan, and Korea. Henceforth, this could encourage an influx of artistic perspectives from South East Asia and Europe. ART TAIPEI is proud to have invited a total of 150 domestic and foreign galleries: 67 from Taiwan,11 from Europe, 42 from Japan/Korea, 19 from China, and 11 from South East Asia. There had been 55 galleries applying for the first time to be part of ART TAIPEI 2016 where 38 were successfully accepted into the fair after review and selection. In continuation of ART TAIPEI 2015’s feature sections, we will be reintroducing the following fair areas: Galleries, Future, Frontier, and Public Art. On top of these recurring aspects, we will also be launching a new section called Voice of Image. Altogether this forms a complete map of ART TAIPEI 2016’s exhibition areas. This reflects ART TAIPEI’s forward-looking mindset by incorporating multimedia innovations.
Richard Maloy, Yellow Structure (2016), Starkwhite Gallery, Courtesy the artist and the gallery
Art Basel show in Hong Kong(24~26 Mar) announced the artist list of Encounters sector.Alexie Glass-Kantor, Executive Director of Artspace in Sydney returns to curate the Encounters sector of Art Basel in Hong Kong for the second time, presenting 16 artworks by artists from 12 countries and territories: Australia, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Mainland China, New Zealand, Philippines, South Korea, Sweden, the United Kingdom and the United States. The sector is a unique platform that transcends the traditional art fair stand, presenting large-scale sculptural installations and will feature work by Brook Andrew, Charles Avery, Hans Berg and Nathalie Djurberg, Roberto Chabet, Chen Zhen, Isa Genzken, Kyungah Ham, Arik Levy, Peter Liversidge, Richard Maloy, Tintin Wulia, Tromarama, Keiji Uematsu, Lawrence Weiner, Pae White and Zhang Ding.
Art Basel in Hong Kong 2015 in Hong Kong
Art Basel announced today the Exhibitor list of its fourth edition in Hong Kong, taking place for the second time in March. The Hong Kong show of Art Basel, whose Lead Partner is UBS, will feature 239 premier galleries from 35 countries and territories, presenting works of the highest quality that range from the Modern period of the early 20th century to the most contemporary artists of today. Once again, Art Basel will be a showcase for art from the region of Asia and Asia-Pacific, where half of its galleries have exhibition spaces. Art Basel in Hong Kong will open to the public from Thursday, March 24 to Saturday, March 26, 2016, and will take place at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).
Ekpyrotic String IV (Detail), 2014, fiberglass, 45 x 24 x 43.5 cm, edition of 5 with 2 APs, © Mariko Mori, Courtesy: Sean Kelly, NY
An exhibition of new work by world-renowned artist Mariko Mori will be held from 21th March to 2th May at Sean Kelly Gallery New York.As the first exhibition Mori work with the gallery, "Cyclicscape" will present her new sculptures and computer-generated photo-paintings.
「Impacts! 勢み」Preview ＠ZANE BENNETT CONTEMPORARY ART
Santa Fe may perhaps have a strong image of Georgia O’Keeffe for Japanese art fans. Actually, it has the third largest share of the art market in the U.S.A after Los Angeles and in first place, New York.
at the entrance of the exhibition "Guess what? Hardcore Contemporary Art’s Truly a World Treasure: Selected Works from the YAGEO Foundation Collection". Marc Quinn "Mith (sphinx)", 2006Famous Taiwan company Yageo Corporation was founded by Mr.Pierre Tie Min Chen. He is known as one of the most powerful art collectors in the world. Now his selected works are displayed at the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo.
The Prisoner of Book No.5 2014 oil on paper
Pace Gallery is now launching in Hong Kong with a new office, bringing one of the most famous Chinese contemporary artist Zhang Xiaogang’s latest oil on paper works to constitute its inaugural show in May.
Sleeper 2013 Ⅰ 2013 Oil on PanelThe solo exhibition “Sleepers” of Japanese Artist, Atsushi Suwa, will be held at Kwai Fung Hin Art Gallery in Hong Kong. Although Atsushi Suwa’s works have been exhibited in group shows and at ART Hong Kong - the predecessor of ART BASEL in Hong Kong, this is the first time over 20 of his works have been exhibited together in Hong Kong. And also we can view his new works at the exhibition “Currents Japanese contemporary art” at James Christie Room in Hong Kong from May 9th to 28th (from the 20th by appointment only).