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Gerhard Richter at Fondation Beyeler
Art

Gerhard Richter at Fondation Beyeler

During Art Basel week recently I went to pay a visit to Fondation Beyeler, Switzerland’s most visited art museum, for the widely talked about Gerhard Richter exhibition, Pictures/Series. Put together by curator Hans Ulrich Obrist in collaboration with the artist, it is the largest ever exhibition in Switzerland dedicated to the German-born artist’s work. And … Continue reading

The Trend for Corporate Collecting
Art

The Trend for Corporate Collecting

Throughout history tycoons, wealthy nobility and powerful bankers have patronized art, built museums, and amassed large collections, many of which now are accessible to the public in institutions the world over. Today big companies, from banks to multi-national corporations are the modern Medicis, sponsoring art and cultural events, establishing art programs and foundations for emerging … Continue reading

Tsang Kin-wah to Represent Hong Kong at the 56th Venice Biennale
Art

Tsang Kin-wah to Represent Hong Kong at the 56th Venice Biennale

Congratulations to Tsang Kin-wah who is to represent Hong Kong at the 56th Venice Biennale next year! The multi-media artist was selected by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council and M+, Hong Kong’s yet-to-be-completed museum for visual culture, which has also appointed chief curator of M+, Doryun Chong, and Stella Fong, as the pavilion’s curators. … Continue reading

Beijing Beats
Music

Beijing Beats

Here’s some great summer music from a couple of Beijing-based bands, Pet Conspiracy and DaBang, to kick off your weekend. I’ve had these two electro outfits on repeat for the past week. Press play and find out why their hypnotic experimental sounds have earned them both a cult following in China. Happy Friday! From Pet … Continue reading