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Zhu Ohmu’s Coiled Ceramics

Artist Zhu Ohmu crafts organic ceramics by hand, in the process creating homes for houseplants. Naomi Russo finds out how.

All the highlights from Art Basel in Hong Kong

The 2016 edition of the Hong Kong art fair saw the city come alive as gallerists, collectors and art lovers flocked in for a jam-packed week filled with big-name and emerging artists, events, discussions and much more. 

See some of the artists ARNDT represents in Singapore

In Habitus 27 we meet Matthias Arndt, a German-born, Singarpore-based gallerist, art collector and dealer who in 2013 opened ARNDT Gallery in Singapore – sister to ARNDT Gallery in Berlin. Here we look at some of the Asian artists ARNDT represents at Gillman Barracks, as well as pieces from Matthias’ personal collection.

Artist Profile: David Batchelor

Not a light artist, but with work in Light Show, currently showing at MCA, Tess Ritchie talks to David Batchelor about what really grabs him. A love for cities is just one thing.

Design Hunter Guide to Current Exhibitions

From photography to painting, a new show featuring Aboriginal art to an exhibition inspired by plants, here we give you a selection of what’s on in the world of Art right now.

Nahji Chu on Art and Culture

In part two of our Q+A with Nahji Chu, we talk art and culture – why these things are important to Nahji and how she engages with them.