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Bengaluru’s New Museum
The city of Bengaluru in Southern India has a new private museum, the Museum of Art and Photography. Asian Art Newspaper looks at its mission and collections before its virtual opening this December.
The new Museum of Art and Photography (MAP) in Bengaluru (formerly Bangalore) is set to receive a collection of 464 objects from the Barbara Kipper Collection in New York. Work on the new museum, due to physically open in December 2020, but is now scheduled for 2021, due to coronavirus…

 

Seeking Immortality

The Phoenix Museum of Art is currently showing a collection of ancient artefacts and funerary sculptures to explore the understanding of burial practices in Asia – Seeking Immortality.
Since 1949 in China, scientifically controlled archaeological investigations have resulted in the discovery of many ancient tombs, offering a clearer understanding of burial practices and the lives of people throughout history….

 

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The World of Khubilai Khan
Asian Art Newspaper’s ‘From the Archives’ looks back at exhibitions that deserve a second chance to be discovered and enjoyed. In our December 2020 issue, we explore the World of Kubilai Khan in Yuan-dynasty China.
After the ground-breaking book by Sherman Lee published decades ago (Chinese Art Under the Mongols: Yuan Dynasty, 1279-1368, in 1968), this exhibition from 2010…

 

Lu Yang
Michael Young talks to the multi-media Chinese artist Lu Yang in Shanghai, about animé, films, and neuroscience

Lu Yang is a 38 year old multi-media artist based in Shanghai, who is known mostly for her startling video works that utilise the visual lingua franca of the gaming generation to explore the universal themes of death, mortality, and consciousness mediated by her passion for neuroscience…

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The latest shows from around the world

GALLERY SHOWS
  • THE MAGIC OF EXPLORATION

    THE MAGIC OF EXPLORATION

    From biennials and triennials to art summits, fairs, and cultural tours  – countless art events now dot the globe and compete for attention and …Read More »
OBJECT OF THE MONTH
  • JANUARY 2021

    JANUARY 2021

    Kandyan Temple Entertainers One of the objects from The Jeweled Isle at LACMA, Los Angeles, was a painted tile depicting Kandyan temple entertainers. The …Read More »
FROM THE ARCHIVE
  • INDIAN CHINTZ

    INDIAN CHINTZ

    Asian Art Newspaper takes a look at the textiles and history of The Story of Indian Chintz, from the exhibition Cloth that Changed the …Read More »
TRAVEL FEATURES
  • Sheki and the Silk Road

    Sheki and the Silk Road

    Sheki, in Azerbaijan, is where tourists can steep themselves in history in an historic town on the Silk Road. Asian Art Newspaper discovers its …Read More »