Xue Song


  Later this year, Chinese mixed media artist Xue Song celebrates 20 years working in studios at Shanghai’s M50, the contemporary art hub located at 50 Moganshan Road, a few kilometres west of central Shanghai. Built in the 1930s, the… Continue reading

The Ramayana and Sri Lanka


Asian Art Newspaper discovers the places in Sri Lanka believed to have been connected to the story of The Ramayana, the epic tale of Rama and Sita. The Ramayana, or Rama’s Journey, is India’s first great Sanskrit poem, composed by… Continue reading

The Kimono in Japanese Prints


The Kimono in Print: 300 Years of Japanese Design is the first show by the Worcester Art Museum devoted to examining the kimono as a major source of inspiration, style, and experimentation in Japanese prints, from the Edo (1603-1868) to the… Continue reading


RM Chait bowl

It is very good news, indeed, that Asia Week New York is going ahead, despite the difficulties involved in arranging the event this year during the pandemic and Covid 19 restrictions. To overcome the many hurdles, this year is a… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

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… Continue reading