The contemporary art scene in Shanghai
Heritage Homes of Yangon - Aung San House & Museum and U Thant House
Chinese Ink Painting – Liu Dan at the Suzhou Museum, China
Over the past decade Luang Prabang in Laos has become a hub within Asia for preserving traditional textile culture and traditions as well as
pioneering new ones – we take a look at the history of weaving in Laos and what is being produced now.
Elsewhere in the issue ...
New photography from Burma: Nge Lay and Phyu Mon
Jakkai Siributr – Thai textile artist
2013 is the 1,200th anniversary of the founding of Fes as a city in the 9th century, the most ancient of Morocco’s Imperial Cities. The small dynastic town Idriss II built at the foot of the Middle Atlas Mountains grew to become one of the most important political, economic, spiritual and intellectual centres of the Muslim world, home of the oldest university in the world.
This summer the V&A presents a vision of the future through an immersive exhibition experience. Sky Arts Ignition: Memory Palace is a walk-in story that brings to life a new work of fiction by the author Hari Kunzru. This narrative world is visualised through a series of commissions by 20 internationally acclaimed illustrators, graphic designers and typographers.
The Philippines: Archipelago of Exchange at Musee Quai Branly in Paris
Move on Asia, Video Art at ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany
Round up of the summer exhibitions around the world
Plus our usual monthly features – News in Brief, Islamic Arts Diary, Auction previews and reviews, museum exhibition reviews, fairs, and comprehensive listings
We have a stand at the International Antiques Fair at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre from 25 to 27 May, please come and visit us!