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Pick of the Week
Pick of the Week

The last edition of our special 25th-anniversary Feature Then and Now revisits Peter Robinson’s rise on the 1990s New Zealand art scene at the time of the country’s debates on the return of land and rights to indigenous peoples, and spotlights the emotionally raw performances by Indonesia’s Melati Suryodarmo in the late 2000s. Read the full article, now also available in Chinese.

ISSUE 111

NOV/DEC 2018

Issue 111
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Editor's Letter

Us, You, #MeToo

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Us, You, #MeToo

It has been one year since the New York Times published a report on the numerous allegations of sexual misconduct against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. 

REPORTS: DISPATCH

Hanoi

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Hanoi

Hanoi prides itself on its 1,000-year history and diverse mix of Chinese, French and Soviet cultural influences.

ESSAYS

Hopping on a Broken Bandwagon

Hopping on a Broken Bandwagon

Despite evidence to the contrary, a network of fair organizers, galleries, so-called tastemakers, and even government bodies in Singapore continue to cultivate an art fair-industrial complex under the assumption that introducing more art fairs is a winning strategy for the local economy and art scene alike. 

Profiles

Understated Visionaries
Akiko Yamazaki and Jerry Yang

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Understated Visionaries

“When I first started to think about collecting, I really had no basis for judging what was good or bad,” the ever-humble Jerry Yang said when I asked him about the beginnings of his journey as a collector. 

FEATURES: THEN AND NOW

A Look Back Through Our Archives, From 1993 to 2017

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A Look Back Through Our Archives, From 1993 to 2017

In the mid-1990s, Peter Robinson caught the attention of curators and collectors alike in New Zealand. 

Reviews

Shoji Ueda

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Shoji Ueda

Spread across the Three Shadows Photography Art Centre in Beijing’s Caochangdi art district, the first exhibition in China of the Japanese photographer Shoji Ueda (1913–2000) was an understated showcase of the joy that the artist found in his photography. 

Reviews

A Hollow in a World Too Full
Cao Fei

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A Hollow in a World Too Full

In a dank, moss-covered concrete room, a Guan Yu statue sat in webs of dust in a shrine.

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