All posts tagged: Asia Art Archive

Asia Art Archive Twentieth Anniversary Fundraiser

Bid until Oct 30, 2020 / Marking its twentieth anniversary, Asia Art Archive (AAA) is offering over thirty works, generously donated by artists, collectors, and galleries, at the 2020 AAA Annual Fundraiser auction. The fundraiser is an essential source of funding for the independent non-profit in building collections on the history of contemporary art in Asia, as well as keeping the materials free and accessible for research and education. All proceeds from the fundraiser will go directly towards supporting the work of AAA. Continuing the long-standing partnership with Christie’s, a live auction is taking place on Oct 30. The artworks will be available for bidding online atwww.aaa2020auction.comuntil Oct 30.

Asia Art Archive’s (AAA) annual fundraiser auction

Final week to place your bids on over seventy works of art at to support Asia Art Archive’s (AAA) annual fundraiser auction. All works are generously donated by artists, galleries, and collectors to the fundraiser auction. An important source of funding for AAA, the auction supports the organisation’s research on and education about recent art in Asia. It is also a wonderful opportunity to acquire works by some of the most creative minds of our day.  Featured this year are the works of Hong Kong artists Luis Chan, MAP Office, Hon Chi Fun and Lam Tung Pang, alongside Yang Jiechang, Gao Weigang, Xu Bing and Yin Xiuzhen. A selection of other renowned artists include Takashi Murakami, Billy Apple, Ruth Asawa, Reena Saini Kallat, McArthur Binion, Maria Taniguchi, Sarah Crowner and Lorna Simpson. You may bid online, by absentee bid, or by phone for live auction items. The live auction takes place on the evening of 2 November. To ensure that your bid is entered into the auction, we recommend that you submit an absentee bid or …

Asia Art Archive March Programmes 2019

In March, Asia Art Archive (AAA) is presenting talks, activities, and exhibitions highlighting our ongoing research initiative on performance art. Join us for our annual artist’s lecture to be delivered by Zhang Peili, view an exhibition on the Lee Wen Archive, and visit our display on the history of performance art in our booth at Art Basel in Hong Kong. Exhibition | Form Colour ActionOn view at AAA Library, Form Colour Action: Sketchbooks and Notebook of Lee Wenexplores drawing as a site of performance. With materials from the archive of Lee Wen, a pioneering artist in performance art in Asia, the exhibition brings together his sketchbooks and notebooks—on display for the first time—as well as documentation of his performance works. The selection shows multiple alter egos that Lee created, and early manifestations of development use of the performing body as a medium that understands the individual as a part of the body politic. Click here for more information. Date: 13 March–29 June 2019Venue: Asia Art Archive Library, 11/F, Hollywood Centre233 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan Annual Artist’s Lecture | Zhang …

Asia Art Archive Annual Fundraiser Auction

Please join our fundraiser by bidding at http://www.aaa2018auction. Give a loving home to one—or more—of 76 pieces very generously donated by artists, galleries, and collectors. You can bid on online only lots until about 11pm HKT on 3 November.  Please contact Crystal Li at by noon (2 November) if you wish to bid by telephone or place an absentee bid for live auction lots. This year’s fundraiser includes artworks by Louise Bourgeois, Carol Bove, Luis Chan, Fung Ming Chip, Antony Gormley, Amar Kanwar, Ko Sin Tung, Liu Ye, Yurie Nagashima, Catherine Opie, Sopheap Pich, Qiu Deshu, Angela Su, Wang Chuan, Samson Young, Zhang Huan, and more.  

Asia Art Archive

It Begins with a Story: A Symposium on Artists, Writers, and Periodicals in Asia – Register Now Organised by Asia Art Archive in collaboration with The University of Hong Kong, this symposium explores how periodicals have fostered conversations around art and emergent forms of visuality in twentieth-century Asia. Periodicals are exemplary for how they bring technologies of word, image, and print together with notions of aesthetics, practices of viewing, and circuits of dissemination. The adage “modernism began in the magazines” is certainly true for Asia, where print media has been instrumental in taking debates, discourses, and images of art to wide audiences. Periodicals have been more than just platforms or sites for artistic experimentation and exhibition; they have themselves shaped and staged them. In so doing, periodicals have played a defining role in forming diverse publics for art in Asia. The papers presented in the symposium explore periodicals in relation to emerging practices that cut across genres, new nomenclatures and aesthetic propositions, verbal and visual manifestos, the production of alternative publics and communities for art, …