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ISSUE 74

JUL/AUG 2011

Issue 74
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Online Content
Editor's Letter

Wish You Were Here

Also available in:  Chinese  Arabic

 While most of the art world puts up its feet in July and August, ArtAsiaPacific takes a moment to contemplate the subtle and not-so-subtle changes swirling about us today. In this issue, AAP looks at how artists respond to precarious histories and uncertain futures.

Essays : Perspective

A Fine Mess!

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 As art museums agonize over funding and visitor numbers, tail wags dog to eclipse the richness and diversity of the art they are supposed to celebrate.

Pakistan USA
Profiles: In Depth

Monuments of the Mind
Seher Shah

Also available in:  Chinese  Arabic

Ominous military parades, looming geometric shapes and intricate layers of meshed lines—Seher Shah’s powerful drawings reimagine the terror and the beauty of monuments and public spaces built to project power and order.

Palestine
Features

No Occupation Without Representation
Artists in Palestine

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What’s at stake in the past decade of documentary-based, conceptual practices in the occupied Palestinian territories.

Australia
Reviews
Anna Schwartz Gallery

Social Sculpture

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China
Reviews
ShanghArt Gallery

Huang Kui
Huang Kui

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China Philippines
Reviews
Osage Gallery

Complete & Unabridged

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China
Projects

Where I Work
Guan Wei

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Guan Wei’s studio is an old, converted carpentry factory in a walled compound located in Gequ village, a beautiful agricultural suburb some 30 kilometers north of central Beijing.

Print Content
REPORTS
Jaishri Abichandani on Samira Abbassy
Political Palimpsests
Smooth Sailing in Familiar Waters
Pecking Order
The Point: A Horse Named Caveat
Whispering Gallery
Genevieve Chua, Jo-ey Tang, and Hajra Waheed: Ghosts in the Lens
Dispatch: Almaty
ESSAYS
The Future Landscape of Art in Brunei Darussalam
Moral Anorexia
PROFILES
Shen Shaomin : In the Grip of Power
Tcheu Siong : Stitching Dreamscapes
Jan Tichy: Illuminated Demolition
FEATURES
Ai Weiwei
Sarkis: Activating the Sublime
Tadanori Yokoo: Dark Was the Night
REVIEWS
In a Perfect World . . .
Singapore Biennale
Khvay Samnang: Khvay Samnang
Ranjani Shettar : Ranjani Shettar
Hale Tenger: Hale Tenger
The Alleys of a City Named Jogya
Contemporary Art from Sri Lanka 2011
Haroon Mirza: Haroon Mirza
Roots in the Air, Branches Below
BOOK REVIEW
Ai Weiwei’s Blog
THE LAST WORD:
Art Plus Alpha
QUESTIONAIRE
Lee Mingwei

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