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Sep 11 2014

Fumio Nanjo Appointed Curatorial Director For Inaugural 2016 Honolulu Biennial

by Joo Han
Fumio Nanjo Appointed Curatorial Director For Inaugural 2016 Honolulu Biennial

On Sep 9, the Honolulu Biennial Foundation (HBF) announced the appointment of Fumio Nanjo as the curatorial director for the first Honolulu Biennial, slated to open fall 2016.

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Aug 27 2014

Nalini Malani wins St. Moritz Art Masters Lifetime Achievement Award

by Vanessa Woo
Nalini Malani wins St. Moritz Art Masters Lifetime Achievement Award

On August 24, at the seventh annual St. Mortiz Art Masters festival (8/22–31), held in Engadine, Switzerland, Nalini Malani took home the St. Moritz Art Masters Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her outstanding accomplishments in the field of contemporary art. Created in 2008 by Cartier, the award celebrates new developments in contemporary art, and former recipients have included Ai Weiwei, Oscar Niemeyer, William Klein and Ilya and Emilia Kabakov. With the focus of this year’s St. Mortiz Art Masters on contemporary Indian art, the award could not have come at a better time for Malani. As part of winning the award, she is invited to showcase an exhibition during the festival.

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Aug 12 2014

Tony Albert Wins Prestigious Telstra Award For Indigenous Art

by Nicole Ching
Tony Albert Wins Prestigious Telstra Award For Indigenous Art

Following his win of the 2014 Basil Sellers Art Prize two weeks ago, for Once Upon A Time, for which he received AUD 100,000 (USD 92,780), Tony Albert again makes news by winning the Telstra Award.

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Sep 10 2014

Renowned Thai artist Thawan Duchanee dies at 74

by Joo Han
Renowned Thai artist Thawan Duchanee dies at 74

On Sep 3, Thai artist Thawan Duchanee passed away at 74, as a result of complications from hepatitis.

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Aug 20 2014

Art Censorship Shakes Gwangju Biennale

by Vanessa Woo
Art Censorship Shakes Gwangju Biennale

On August 18, Lee Yong-woo, president of the Gwangju Biennale Foundation, announced his decision to resign over controversy surrounding a satirical painting of South Korean president Park Geun-hye. 

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Jul 16 2014

Japanese Conceptual Artist On Kawara: 1933–2014

by Susanna Chen
Japanese Conceptual Artist On Kawara: 1933–2014

On July 10, the passing of On Kawara, a Japanese-born painter and conceptual artist, was confirmed by David Zwirner, the gallery which represented the artist since 1999, with an announcement posted on its website. He was 81 years old.

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