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New York’s first major show of Anime, Manga and Video Games KRAZY! Japan Society

Posted on February 15, 2009


  JAPANESE CONTEMPORARY ART MANGA ANIME KRAZY! The delirious world of Anime, Manga and Video Games March – June 14 2009 New York The influence of these three forms of Japanese contemporary art and popular culture has been sweeping across Asia and around the world.  This unique traveling survey of contemporary Japanese culture was organised by Vancouver Art […]

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Posted in Anime, Cartoon, Electronic art, Fantasy art, Illustration, Interactive art, Japanese, Museum shows, New Media, New York, Participatory, Pop Art, Surveys, USA, Utopian art, Video, Virtual | 1 Comment »

Manga, ink and new generation Chinese – Top ten shows in Hong Kong September 2008 part 1 – Saatchi Online

Posted on September 4, 2008


EXHIBITIONS HONG KONG Yoshitaka Amano – New Works Art Statements Gallery 30 August to 10 October 2008 Fans of Japanese cartoons and animations are in for a treat this September at Art Statements Gallery where legendary Japanese manga artist Yoshitaka Amano is presenting a solo exhibition of new works. No longer a subculture with a […]

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Posted in Anime, Cartoon, Chinese, Collage, Cultural Revolution, Drawing, Emerging artists, Hong Kong Artists, Ink, Japanese, Manga, Mao art, Painting, Reviews, Yoshitaka Amano | 2 Comments »

Survey exhibition in Vancouver, New York shows Manga, cartoon art in context

Posted on July 29, 2008


SURVEY OF MANGA ANIME COMICS AND ART IN VANCOUVER NEW YORK to March 2009 The influence of manga, anime, video games and cartoons on contemporary art is one of the most prominent current trends. The exhibition “Krazy” brings the worlds of anime, comics, cartoons, video games, manga, graphic novels and contemporary art together in one exhibition. The […]

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Posted in Anime, Cartoon, Japanese, Manga, Museum shows, Styles | Leave a Comment »

Art Radar Asia launches Hong Kong Street Art Series: interview with co-owner of Above Second

Posted on October 6, 2010


HONG KONG STREET ART URBAN ART SERIES While the street art gallery scene in Europe has been pushed into maturity by world-renowned and highly sought after urban artists such as Banksy, it is only in recent years that it has started to emerge in Hong Kong. In response to the burgeoning street art scene in the […]

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Posted in China, From Art Radar, Gallerists/dealers, Hong Kong, Interviews, Professionals, Street art, Venues | Leave a Comment »

Top Australian media artists introduced at Art Taipei – public lecture by Antoanetta Ivanova

Posted on September 9, 2010


MEDIA VIDEO AUSTRALIA ARTISTS CURATORS AGENCY ACQUISITION ART FAIR EXHIBITION Ela-Video “Encoded” was a special exhibition organised as part of the broader Ela-Video exhibition held as part of this year’s Art Taipei. Guest curated by Antoanetta Ivanova, also a producer and agent for Australian media artists, “Encoded” aimed to show the diversity and sophistication of media […]

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Posted in Art and science collaboration, Artist Nationality, Australian, Bio (biological) art, Body, Computer animation software, Definitions, Design, Electronic art, Environment, Events, Fairs, From Art Radar, Genetic engineering, Human Body, Installation, Interactive art, Large art, Lists, Medium, Multi category, New Media, Overviews, Performance, Professionals, Public art, Research, Social, Sound, Sound art, Styles, Taiwan, Technology, Themes and subjects, Time, Urban, Venues, Video, Virtual | 1 Comment »

Top 20 Asian artists June 2010: Art Radar Asia’s most-searched artists

Posted on July 26, 2010


TOP ASIAN CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS In January this year, we published the article, “Top 17 Asian artists 2009: Art Radar’s most-searched artists“, listing Art Radar Asia‘s most searched for artists to the end of 2009. This was so popular with our readers that we have decided to publish these results again. This list below highlights artists […]

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World’s top collectors and art professionals attend ART HK: a testament to fair’s growing importance

Posted on June 23, 2010


ART HK 10 HONG KONG ART FAIR ART COLLECTORS ART MARKET ART HK 10 was reportedly more festive than the ’09 edition due to its increasing ability to attract more high-profile and experienced collectors and curators from round the world, indicating its growing importance in the contemporary art arena of Asia. “There’s been a major shift […]

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Posted in Asia expands, Business of art, Collectors, Curators, Events, Fairs, Hong Kong, Museum collectors, Professionals, Promoting art, Trends, Venues | Leave a Comment »

‘Guerilla’ gallerist on introducing Banksy to Asia, art atmosphere in Hong Kong- interview

Posted on April 14, 2010


HONG KONG ART MARKET Two year old gallery Fabrik, known for its unique guerilla exhibitions and for bringing Western iconic artists to Asia, sets up permanent home in Hong Kong. The Fabrik Contemporary Art Gallery is young in Hong Kong, having exploded onto the art scene about 2 years ago with its first show LOVE […]

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Posted in Art spaces, Business of art, Curators, Galleries, Gallerists/dealers, Gallery shows, Graffiti, Hong Kong, International, Interviews, Pop Art, Profiles, Street art | Leave a Comment »

Animamix Biennial – an alternative biennial pushes aesthetic of comic art – interview curator Victoria Lu

Posted on February 16, 2010


ANIMATION ART BIENNIAL The Animamix Biennial is unique. The first was held in 2007, organised by Victoria Lu, an experienced curator and the Artistic Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Shanghai. This years show, also curated by Lu, spans four galleries: the Museum of Contemporary Art (Taipei, Taiwan), the Museum of Contemporary Art (Shanghai, China), […]

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Posted in Anime, Beijing, Biennials, Body, Brands, Brazilian, Cartoon, Celebrity art, China, Conceptual, Consumerism, Curators, Emerging artists, Fantasy art, Guangzhou, Illustration, International, Interviews, Japanese, Manga, Museum shows, Pop Art, Professionals, Shanghai, Taiwan, Takashi Murakami, Technology, Toys, Urban, Video game art | Leave a Comment »

Lisa Reihana’s electronic Maori art at Anna Landa new media biennial 2009 Australia – video

Posted on July 9, 2009


NEW ZEALAND DIGITAL ART AUSTRALIA Combining ancestral culture and slow art with new media Mâori artist Lisa Reihana (born New Zealand 1964, lives  Auckland) has produced an intriguing and inspiring body of work collectively called Digital marae (2001,2008) which is now on show in Sydney at the Art Gallery of New South Wales as part of […]

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Posted in Electronic art, Emerging artists, Museum shows, New Media, New Zealander, Photography, Slow art, Video | Leave a Comment »