In Art Previewed
Ten spring exhibitions you won’t want to miss, including: Haegue Yang at Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul; Shirin Neshat at Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha; Kishio Suga at Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo; and Singapore Art Week at various venues, Singapore. By Hettie Judah. Points of View– our writers on what’s happening in the artworld and beyond, including: Marie Darrieussecq on the remarkable strength of private museums in South Korea; Rosalyn D’Mello on how the Kochi-Muziris Biennale is remaking India’s links to the global artworld; Xu Ya-Zhu on how social work recasts aesthetics in the art of Huang Sunquan; Paul Gravett on the ‘bad but good’ trailblazing of Yumura Teruhiko.
In Art Featured
Ming Wong: The Singaporean artist whose work offers an intriguing study of cultural exchange, past futurology and the political and social realities of the present. By Sara Arrhenius. Gabriel Orozco: With a major exhibition opening in Tokyo, the Mexican artist has been revisiting earlier work, and in some cases remaking it. By Christian Viveros-Fauné. Liang Shaoji: Using silkworms and their threads as a medium, the Chinese artist is producing poetic meditations on the passage of time and the nature of life. By Zoe Zhang Bing. Art in Context: Singapore – The evolution of the Singapore art scene. By Sherman Sam.
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