While Thailand's art scene flourishes with up-to-date, concept-driven work, Thai collectors and cultural authorities lag behind their East Asian peers in capitalizing on the new.
Thailand's Jakkai Siributr endows his stitched, embroidered and sequined works with a deeply serious sociopolitical import.
In elegant sculptures and grid reliefs made of bamboo and rattan, Cambodia's Sopheap Pich engages his homeland's perpetually conflicted condition.
With a rising number of exhibition spaces and an eye on the international scene, Thailand's artists are struggling to make their capital an Asian art leader.
In his first solo show in New York, Chinese painter Zeng Fanzhi (b. 1964) showed over two dozen works dating from 2007 to the present, a period punctuated by the historic sale of his Mask Series No. 6 (1996) at Christie’s Hong Kong in spring 2008.
According to painter Greg Lindquist, recounting his experience as a studio assistant in Ryan McGinness Works (Rizzoli, 2009), McGinness once discovered that the popular clothing chain Urban Outfittershad pirated the “look” of his signature...
Although Thailand has participated in the Venice Biennale only since 2003, its connection with Italian art and culture dates to 1897, when King Chulalongkorn of Siam (as the country was called until 1939) visited the second Biennale during a...