Continuing its longstanding legacy of bringing art into the public sphere, The Peninsula Hong Kong will celebrate its third year in partnership with esteemed British cultural institution the Royal Academy of Arts this spring by unveiling a work by the renowned conceptual artist Sir Michael Craig-Martin RA. The installation will be on show from 20 March to 31 May 2017 and is part of the lauded “Love Art at The Peninsula” initiative, this year timed to coincide with the fifth edition of Art Basel in Hong Kong.
In just a few days, the streets of Bonifacio Global City will come alive with a grand, colorful parade celebrating our Filipino roots, a series of lively street dances, variety shows, a string of exciting games and workshops, plus sumptuous food for the BGC community and guests to feast on. BGC Passionfest is an annual celebration of all things Filipino, held in homage of the life of the hero Andres Bonifacio. It aims to rekindle the Filipino spirit and elicit a renewed sense of pride to be Filipino. And what better way to celebrate being Filipino than having a street fiesta?
On November 17-21, 2016, Visayas Islands Visual Arts Exhibition and Conference (VIVA ExCon) returns to Iloilo after twenty years when the city's burgeoning art scene is encouraging institutions to provide space for exhibitions, egging on collectors to invest in homegrown art and inspiring artists to create.
Artissima, International Fair of Contemporary Art, opens its 23rd edition, in Torino, November 4 through 6, 2016.
AHAF(Asia Hotel Art Fair, hosted by ASIA ART NET) SEOUL 2016 will open at the JW Marriott Seoul for its 15th edition from August 25th to the 28th.
The 2016 ArtBGC Mural Fest features several artists from here and overseas showing off the best of contemporary public art in different locations. The installations are up and largely complete, the result of a week-long event that marks the area’s annual arts festival. This year includes works by artists such as Kris Abrigo, the KFK collective, Hot Tea, Dog & Pony, Andrew Schoultz, Bunnie Reiss, Trip 63, and Francisco Diaz.
ART FAIR TOKYO, the biggest art fair of its kind of Japan launched its new branding. ART FAIR TOKYO 2016’s new key visual represents its own tagline slogan “Art is a lifestyle”, among the colorful but individual lines are crossed through-going ART FAIR TOKYO logo symbolizes ART FAIR TOKYO is luminous body reject its light beam of art can to different people’s life, until 2020 Olympic, ART FAIR TOKYO want to use its own power leading people’s lifestyle become more colorful.
Contributing writer Marz Aglipay interviews Can Yavuz of Yavuz Gallery, a Singapore-based gallery that exhibited Max Balatbat and Winner Jumalon at Art Stage Singapore.
At this year’s Art Stage Singapore, Yavuz Gallery opted to present a solo exhibition by Max Balatbat and a large-scale work by Winner Jumalon. It shows a growing regard for Balatbat and Jumalon—two Filipino artists chosen from the gallery’s roster of Southeast Asian artists. We spoke with gallery founder Can Yavuz about how they came up with their show.