Rockbund Art Museum

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Hybrids, Outsiders, and Transformations

by Vivian Xu
On January 11th, the Rockbund Art Museum (RAM), situated in the 1932 Art Deco building of the previous Royal Asiatic Society, opened Indian artist Bharti Kher’s first large-scale solo show within Asia. Curated by Mumbai-based art historian and Adjunct Curator at the Guggenheim, Snadhini Poddar, surveys a fifteen-year span of the artist’s creative practice from the early 2000s to the present day. Twenty works comprised of sculptures, bindi paintings, photographs, installations and outdoor... [more]
Posted by Vivian Xu on 2/28/14

Branding a New Generation of International Artists

by Edward Sanderson
Art’s relationship with branding sees a new incarnation with the Hugo Boss Asia Art Award, produced in collaboration with the Rockbund Art Museum in Shanghai and in this first instance addressing itself to artists from what is termed the “Greater China” region. The Hugo Boss Asia Art Award creates a new geographical focus for the fashion brand, running in parallel with the original “Hugo Boss Prize” which began in 1996. The seven short-listed artists for this award have already developed... [more]
Posted by Edward Sanderson on 9/20/13
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