Asia in the wings of Japan's art scene

Art Dec 12, 2017

Asia in the wings of Japan's art scene

by John L. Tran

"Tis the season to be jolly ... circumspect. As regards art, despite suggestions from some art professionals that biennials and other recurring art festivals are an exhausted format, 2017 offered up an embarrassment of riches, some more embarrassing than others as it turned out. The ...

'Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry'

Film / Reviews Nov 21, 2013

'Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry'

by Kaori Shoji

Ai Weiwei is a controversial troublemaker in his homeland of China, but his reputation abroad is that of a brilliant dissident artist. His latest protest against the government was a gesture: Unable to leave the country, Ai sent an empty chair to the Stockholm ...