With Frieze week in full swing in London, we've put together a list of exhibitions where you can catch Asian art in the city this month!
Bhupen Khakhar: You Can't Please All
1st June - 6th November 2016
Bhupen Khakhar (1934-2003) played a central role in modern Indian art and was a key international figure in 20th-century painting, with his unique figurative style. This exhibition features the artist's works on canvas, watercolour paintings and experimental ceramic works. While you're at the Tate Modern, be sure to check out the museum's permanent collection as well!
Imperfect Chronology: Mapping the Contemporary II
23rd August 2016 - 8th January 2017
Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Etel Adnan, Marwa Arsanios, Ali Cherri, Manal Al Dowayan, Sadik Al Fraji, GCC Collective, Susan Hefuna, Iman Issa, Jumana Manna, Sophia Al-Maria and Zineb Sedira
Whitechapel Gallery presents a selection of artworks drawn from the Barjeel Art Foundation's collection of modern and contemporary Arab art, focusing on the theme of mapping geographies, examining the notion of statehood and exploring artists' engagement with the rapid development and expansion of cities in the Arab region.
25th August - 9th October 2016
Dinh Q. Lê
The Colony is a newly-commissioned video work by Vietnamese artist Dinh Q. Lê. The work is loosely based on 19th-century depictions of a cluster of islands off the west coast of Peru, and is presented in three parts.
Shezad Dawood: Kalimpong
16th September - 22 October 2016
Named after a small town in West Bengal, Kalimpong presents a new body of work from artist Shezad Dawood, including sculptures, neon works, paintings and an immersive virtual reality work set in Kalimpong, spanning the 1920s, the 1960s up to present day.
23rd September - 5th November 2016
Doug Aitken, Jules de Balincourt, Vlassis Caniaris, Elmgreen & Dragset, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Christian Holstad, Isaac Julien, Yayoi Kusama, Wangechi Mutu, Alice Neel, Chris Ofili, Richard Prince, Sarah Sze, Wolfgang Tillmans, Rirkrit Tiravanija and Kara Walker
Victoria Miro presents a group exhibition including historical and contemporary works by artists who address the socio-political issues of their world and question the status quo.
All Fun And Games Until Someone Gets Burnt...
30th September - 13 October 2016
Patrick Hough, Ahmet Civelek, Güneş Terkol, Rebecca Ward, Meriç Algün Ringborg and Rafal Zajko
This group exhibition, presented by Artkurio and Open Space Contemporary with the support of Manhattan Loft Gallery, showcases works of young, emerging contemporary artists from the UK, Turkey and beyond.
1st October - 29th October 2016
Mequitta Ahuja, Alice Anderson, Marie Angeletti, Jelena Bulajic, Julia Dault, Mia Feuer, Sigrid Holmwood, Virgile Ittah, Seung Ah Paik, Maha Malluh, Suzanne McClelland, Stephanie Quayle, Soheila Sokhanvari, Anne Speier, Julia Wachtel, Phoebe Unwin, Aleksandra Mir and Jeni Spota
As it approaches its 30th anniversary, the Saatchi Gallery presnts its first all-female exhibition showcasing the works of 14 women artists.
5th October - 16th December 2016
Olivier Malingue Gallery inaugurates its new space in the heart of Mayfair with a solo exhibition by the seminal Korean artist Cho Yong-Ik, presenting a survey of the artist's works from the 1970s onwards.
5th October - 9th October 2016
Frieze London returns this year with over 160 galleries, presenting the works of over 1,000 artists.
What's the Riddle?
5th October - 5th November 2016
Kasper Bosmans, Geta Bratescu, Osman Dinç, Rodrigo Hernandez, Ad Minoliti, Anca Munteanu Rimnic and Pilvi Takala
Curated by Berlin-based curator Övül Ö. Durmusoglu, Pi Artworks brings together artworks that return to fundamental formal questions of artistic work and and its system in their alternative conception of time.
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