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…
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….
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…
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…