ArtReview Asia Autumn issue out now


Nirmala Devi’s pick of nineteen autumn shows – in Manila, Gwangju, Busan, Seoul, Melbourne, Doha, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Taipei, Sydney, Lisbon and Bangkok

Our columnists have their say…
Liz Kim
considers the #MeToo movement in South Korea, in a society ripe for women abuse; in Berlin, Mark Rappolt finds that context is everything and the postcolonial landscape is confused; writing from Madras, novelist Charu Nivedita suggests turning to older tales to challenge gender binaries in India.


Zeng Fanzhi
“It’s like a monk’s daily ritual” – One of China’s best-known artists talks to Aimee Lin and Mark Rappolt about the act of painting, and his multipart show across three branches of Hauser and Wirth.

Maurizio Cattelan
In his show for Gucci at Shanghai’s Yuz Museum, the Italian artist dreams of a world in which ‘the copy is the original’. Interview by Mark Rappolt

Art House
A recent collecting trend has taken interest in India’s lithographic film posters, possibly save a dying industry from obsolescence, writes Deepa Bhasthi; but would that be a good thing?

An artist project by Gao Jié

Reviews from around the world including

FX Harsono at Sullivan + Strumpf, Singapore, by Adeline Chia
Xu Bing at Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art, Beijing, by Fang Yan
Bodies of Power, Power for Bodies at Cemeti Institute, Yogyagarta, by Vera Mey
Borderlines at Islands, Singapore, by Adeline Chua
Deathsong at The Substation, Singapore, by Pey Chuan Tan
Zhao Yang at Nova Contemporary, Bangkok, by Max Crosbie-Jones
Prabhavathi Meppayil at Esther Schipper, Berlin, by Mark Rappolt
Haegue Yang at Museum Ludwig, Cologne, by Eliza Levinson
Yuan Yuan at Palazzo Terzi, Bergamo Città Alta, by Aimee Lin
Yahon Chang at Palazzo Chiaramonte-Steri, Palermo, by Ben Eastham
Daidō Moriyama at Hamiltons, London, by Fi Churchman
Liverpool Biennial, by Mark Rappolt
John Akomfrah at New Museum, New York, by Kang Kang


Writing the Modern: Selected Texts on Art & Art History in Singapore, Malaysia & Southeast Asia, by T.K. Sabapathy
Walt Disney’s Disneyland, by Chris Nichols
Dansaekhwa 1960s-2010s: Primary Documents on Korean Abstract Painting, edited by Koo Jin-Kyung et al
Threads, by Sandeep Parmar, Bhanu Kapil and Nisha Ramayyas
The Love of Painting: Genealogy of a Success Medium, by Isabelle Graw
Hybrid Child, by Mariko Ōhara


Meanwhile, in Brazil Oliver Basciano on the stricken state of politics in the country and the role of art in