As 2015 approaches, The Artling looks back at 2014 and our picks for the best Asian Art exhibitions around the world.
Ai Wei Wei at Blenheim Palace
The largest UK exhibition of Chinese artist Ai Wei Wei’s works, now extended until 2015
1 Oct 2014 – 30 April 2015, Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire, UK
Angles of Incidence
A collaboration between Singaporean artist-architect Randy Chan and British artist Philippa Lawrence, as a part of the third Singapore International Foundation-British Council Artist in Residence Exchange (SIF-BC AiRx)
14 Jan – 23 March 2014, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore
4 June – 20 July 2014, Inner Temple Gardens, London, UK
Group exhibition by five leading Chinese contemporary artists, including Ai Wei Wei, He Yunchang, Li Mingzhu, Xia Xing and Zhao Zhao
29 Aug – 5 Oct 2014, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
Solo exhibition by Singapore artist Genevieve Chua
11 July – 23 August 2014, Gusford Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Countershadows (Tactics in Evasion)
Exploring the concepts of exposure and concealment, this curatorial project by Melanie Pocock featured artists such as Heman Chong, Ho Rui An and Robert Zhao Renhui.
19 Sep – 26 Oct 2014, Institute for Contemporary Arts, Singapore
Ink Art: Past as Present in Contemporary China
The first ever major exhibition of Chinese contemporary art mounted by the Met, featuring works from thirty-five artists across all media
11 Dec 2013 – 6 April 2014, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY, USA
Solo exhibition by Singapore artist Jeremy Sharma
10 May – 13 June 2014, Michael Janssen Gallery, Singapore
No Country: Contemporary Art for South and Southeast Asia
The first touring exhibition of the Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative, a multi-year collaboration charting contemporary art practices across the world
10 May – 20 July 2014, Center for Contemporary Art, Singapore
Solo exhibition by Chinese artist Qiu Zhijie
16 Nov – 31 Dec 2014, ARNDT Gallery, Singapore
10th Gwangju Biennale: Burning Down the House
The theme for this year’s Gwangju Biennale looks at the process of burning and transformation, the cycle of obliteration and renewal, as has occurred throughout history.
5 Sept – 9 Nov, 2014, Gwangju, South Korea
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