Suggested Readings

Recommended Reading List (Books and Exhibition Catalogues Only)

Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art. Catalogues of the First, Second,Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art. Brisbane: Queensland Art Gallery, 1993–2012.

Battiston, Eleanor and Primo Marella, eds. Post-Tsunami Art. Bologna: Damiani, 2009.

Berghuis, Thomas. Performance Art in China. Hong Kong: Timezone 8 Limited, 2006.

Bianpoen, Carla, Farah Wardani and Wulan Dirgantoro. Indonesian Women Artists: The Curtain Opens. Jakarta, Indonesia: Yayasan Seni Rupa Indonesia, 2007.

Binghui, Huangfu, ed.Translating Cultures: Site & Sight, Essays on Globalisation and Contemporary Visual Art exhibition catalogue. Singapore: Earl Lu Gallery & LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts, 2003.

Binghui Huangfu, ed. Text and Subtext: Contemporary Art and Asian Women Artists. Singapore: Earl Lu Gallery & LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts, 2000.

Carroll, Alison. The Revolutionary Century: Art in Asia, 1900-2000. Australia: MacMillan, 2010.

Chiu, Melissa and Benjamin Genocchio. Asian Art Now. New York, NY : Monacelli Press, 2010.

Chiu, Melissa and Benjamin Gennochio. Contemporary Art in Asia: A Critical Reader. Cambridge, Mass: The MIT Press, 2011.

Chiu, Melissa and Benjamin Genocchio. “Introduction: Asian Modern Art: A Case of Alternative, Parallel and Intersecting Modernisms.” In Modern Art in Africa, Asia and Latin America, edited by Elaine O’Brien, Everlyn Nicodemus, Melissa Chiu, Benjamin Genocchio, Mary K. Coffey and Roberto Tejada, 101-105. Chichester, West Sussex; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

Clark, John, Maurizio Peleggi and T.K. Sabapathy, eds. Eye of the Beholder, Sydney, Wild Peony Press, 2006.

Clark, John. Modern Asian Art. Sydney: Craftsman House & Honolulu, University of Hawaii Press, 1998.

Clark, John, ed. Modernity in Asian Art. NSW: Australia: Wild Peony, 1993.

Clark, John. Asian Modernities: Chinese and Thai Art Compared, 1980-1999. Sydney, Australia: Power Publications, 2010.

Clark, Christine, ed. Beyond the Self: Contemporary Portraiture from Asia. Canberra: National Portrait Gallery, 2012.

Desai, Vishakha N, ed. Asian Art History in the Twenty-First Century (Clark Studies in the Visual Arts), New York: Clark Art Institute, 2008.

Dysart, Dynah & Fink, Hannah, eds. Asian Women Artists. Sydney: Craftsman House, 1996.

Flores, Patrick. “Actually Existing: Aesthetic Effect and Effective Relations in Southeast Asia.” In The Global Contemporary and the Rise of New Art Worlds, edited by Hans Belting, Andrea Buddensieg and Peter Weibel, 272-276. Karlsruhe, Germany and London, England: ZKM Centre for Art and Media and MIT Press, 2013.

Flores, Patrick. Past Peripheral: Curation in Southeast Asia. Singapore: NUS Museum, 2008.

Fominaya, Alvaro R. and Michael Lee, eds. Who Cares: 16 Essays on Curating in Asia. Hong Kong: Studio Bibliothèque, 2010.

Fukuoka Asian Art Museum. Catalogues of the Asian Art exhibitions, Fukuoka Art Museum to 1999 and catalogues of the First, Second and Third Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale, Fukuoka, from 1999–ongoing. Fukuoka Asian Art Museum.

Fukuoka Art Museum. The Birth of Modern Art in Southeast Asia: Artists and Movements. Fukuoka Art Museum, 1997.

Goankar, Dilip Parameshwar, ed. Alternative Modernities. 2nd edition. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2001.

Guillermo, Alice. “History of Modern Art in the Philippines.” In Asian Modernism: Diverse Developments in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand. Tokyo: The Japan Foundation Asia Centre, 1995.

Guillermo, Alice. Protest/Revolutionary Art in the Philippines 1970-1990. Manila, Philippines: University of the Philippines Press, 2001.

Havell, E.B. and Rabindranath Tagore. “Nationalism, Modernity and Art.” In Modern Art in Africa, Asia and Latin America, edited by Elaine O’Brien, Everlyn Nicodemus, Melissa Chiu, Benjamin Genocchio, Mary K. Coffey and Roberto Tejada, 150-159. Chichester, West Sussex; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

Holt, Claire. Art in Indonesia: Continuities and Change. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York, 1967.

Hou, Hanru and Hans–Ulrich Obrist, eds. Cities on the Move exhibition catalogue. Ostfildern–Ruit: Gerd Hatje, 1997.

Kakuzo, Okakura. The Ideals of the East: The Spirit of Japanese Art. Cosimo Rutland, Vt.: Charles E. Tuttle, 1997.

Kapur, Geeta. When was Modernism: Essays on Contemporary Cultural Practice in India. New Delhi: Tulika, 2000.

Kataoka, Mami. Under Construction: New Dimensions of Asian Art. Tokyo: The Japan Foundation Asia Center, 2002.

Kee, Joan. “What is Feminist about Contemporary Asian Women’s Art?” In Global Feminisms: New Directions in Contemporary Art, edited by Maura Reilly & Linda Nochlin, 107-22. London: Merrell Publishers Ltd., 2007.

Kim, Young-Na. Modern and Contemporary Art in Korea: Tradition, Modernity and Identity. Elizabeth, New Jersey: Hollym Corporation, 2005.

Knol Meta, Remco Raben and Kitty Zijlmans, eds. Beyond the Dutch: Indonesia, The Netherlands and the Visual Arts, from 1900 Until Now. KIT Publishers, 2009.

Kwok, K.C. Channels and Confluences: A History of Singapore Art. Singapore: Singapore Art Museum, 1996.

LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts. Next Move: Contemporary Art from Thailand exhibition catalogue. Singapore: LASALLE-SIA College of the Arts, 2003.

Lenzi, Iola, ed. Negotiating Home, History and Nation: Two Decades of Contemporary Art in Southeast Asia 1991-2011 exhibition catalogue. Singapore: Singapore Art Museum, 2011.

Mashadi, A. et al., Visions and Enchantment : Southeast Asian Paintings. Singapore: Singapore Art Museum & Christie’s International, 2000.

Mashadi, Ahmad. “Negotiating Modernities: Encounters with Cubism in Asian Art.” In Modern Art in Africa, Asia and Latin America, edited by Elaine O’Brien, Everlyn Nicodemus, Melissa Chiu, Benjamin Genocchio, Mary K. Coffey and Roberto Tejada, 120-128. Chichester, West Sussex; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

Morris, Rosalind, ed. Photographies East: The Camera and Its Histories in East and Southeast Asia (Objects/Histories). Duke University Press: 2009.

Munroe, Alexandra, ed. Scream Against the Sky: Japanese Art after 1945. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1994.

Nadarajan, G., Russell Storer and Eugene Tan. Contemporary Art in Singapore. Singapore: National Arts Council, 2007.

Nur Hanim Bt Mohamed Khairuddin & Yong, Beverly, eds. Narratives in Malaysian Art Vol. 1: Imagining Identities. Kuala Lumpur: RogueArt, 2012.

Nur Hanim Bt Mohamed Khairuddin & Yong, Beverly, eds. Narratives in Malaysian Art Vol. 2: Reactions: New Critical Strategies. Kuala Lumpur: RogueArt, 2013.

Poshyananda, Apinan. Modern Art in Thailand. Singapore: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Poshyananda, Apinan et al. Contemporary Art in Asia: Traditions/Tensions. New York: Asia Society Galleries, 1996.

Singapore Art Museum. Post Doi Moi: Vietnamese Art After 1990 exhibition catalogue. Singapore: Singapore Art Museum, 2008.

Rajah, Niranjan, “Regionalism in an Era of Global Art: Cultivating an Arena for Contemporary Southeast Asian Art.” In Constructing Cultural Identities in the Context of Globalisation. Kuala Lumpur: National Art Gallery and Goethe-Institut, Kuala Lumpur, 2000.

Realism in Asian Art exhibition catalogue. Singapore and South Korea: The National Art Gallery, Singapore and The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea, 2010.

Sabapathy, T.K. and Redza Piyadasa. Modern Artists of Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, 1983.

Sabapathy, T.K. et al. Modernity and Beyond: Themes in Southeast Asian Art. Singapore: National Heritage Board, 1996.

Sabapathy, T.K., Patrick D. Flores, & Niranjan Rajah, eds. 36 Ideas from Asia: Contemporary South-East Asian Art. Singapore Art Museum, 2002.

Sabapathy, T.K., ed. Intersecting Histories: Contemporary Turns in Southeast Asian Art. Singapore: Nanyang Technological Institute, 2012.

Sas, Miriam. Experimental Arts in Postwar Japan: Moments of Encounter, Engagement, and Imagined Return (Harvard East Asian Monographs). Harvard University Asia Center, 2010.

Sidharta, A. et al., Soul Ties. Singapore: Singapore Art Museum, 1999.

Singapore Art Museum. Thrice Upon a Time: A Century of Story in the Art of the Philippines exhibition catalogue. Singapore: Singapore Art Museum, 2009.

Smith, Terry. Contemporary Art: World Currents. London, Laurence King, 2011.

Sullivan, Michael. The Meeting of Eastern and Western Art. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1989.

Sullivan, Michael. Art and Artists of Twentieth Century China. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996.

Supangkat, Jim. “Multiculturalism/Multimodernism.” In Modern Art in Africa, Asia and Latin America, edited by Elaine O’Brien, Everlyn Nicodemus, Melissa Chiu, Benjamin Genocchio, Mary K. Coffey and Roberto Tejada, 106-119. Chichester, West Sussex; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

Spanjaard, Helena. Modern Indonesian Painting. London: Sotheby & Co., 2003.

Tagore, Rabindranath. “Art and Tradition.” In Modern Art in Africa, Asia and Latin America, edited by Elaine O’Brien, Everlyn Nicodemus, Melissa Chiu, Benjamin Genocchio, Mary K. Coffey and Roberto Tejada, 160-163. Chichester, West Sussex; Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.

Taylor, Nora and Boreth Ly, eds. Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art: An Anthology. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University, 2012.

Taylor, Nora. Painters of Hanoi: An Ethnography of Vietnamese Art. Singapore: NUS Press, 2009.

Tatehata, Akira, Tsutomu Mizusawa, and Junichi Shioda, eds. Asian Modernism — Diverse Development in Indonesia, the Philippines, and Thailand. Tokyo: The Japan Foundation Asia Centre, 1995.

Tatehata Akira et al. Cubism in Asia: Unbounded Dialogues. Tokyo: The Japan Foundation, 2005.

Singapore Art Museum. Telah Terbit (Out Now): Southeast Asian Contemporary Art Practices During the 1960s to 1980s exhibition catalogue. Singapore: Singapore Art

Turner, Caroline, ed. Art and Social Change: Contemporary Art in Asia and the Pacific. Pandanus Books, 2005.

Turner, Caroline, ed. Tradition and Change: Contemporary Art of Asia and the Pacific. Queensland: University of Queensland Press, 1993.

Vine, Richard. New China, New Art. Munich; New York: Prestel, c2008.

Wang Hui. “Imagining Asia: A Genealogical Analysis.” In Contemporary Art in Asia: A Critical Reader, edited by. Melissa Chiu and Benjamin Genocchio, 87-106. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2011.

Waterson, Roxana and Kwok Kian-Woon, Contestations of Memory in Southeast Asia, NUS Press, Singapore, 2012.

Wright, Astri. Soul, Spirit and Mountain: Preoccupations of Contemporary Indonesian Painters. Kuala Lumpur: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Wu Hung and Peggy Wang. Contemporary Chinese Art: Primary Documents (MoMA Primary Documents). Duke University Press Books, 2010.

Yeo, Thomas, ed. Southeast Asian Art: A New Spirit. Singapore: Art and Artist Speak, c1997.

Journal Articles (Selected)

Berghuis. Thomas J., ‘Ruangrupa’, Third Text, 25:4, 2011

Carroll, Alison, ed. “This Asian Century.” Artlink Vol. 33, No. 1, 2013.

Chua, Kevin. ‘On Teaching Modern and Contemporary Southeast Asian Art’, Third Text, 25:4, 2011.

Chua, Kevin. “Exhibiting Modern Asian Art in Southeast Asia.” Yishu, Journal of Chinese Contemporary Art Vol. 13, No. 2, March/April 2014.

Clark, John. “Icon and Image in Modern Thai Art: A Preliminary Exploration.” Contemporary Aesthetics, Special Volume 4, 2011.

Clark, John. “Asian Biennials: History, Practices, and Literature.” Yishu, Journal of Chinese Contemporary Art Vol. 13, No. 2, March/April 2014.

Clarke, David. “Contemporary Asian Art and its Western Reception.” Third Text no. 60, Sept 2002.

Corey, Pamela. “Metaphor as Method: Curating Regionalism in Mainland Southeast Asia.” Yishu, Journal of Chinese Contemporary Art Vol. 13, No. 2, March/April 2014.

Flores, Patrick D. “Field Notes From Artworlds.” Third Text, 25:4, 2011.

Flores, Patrick D. “Everyday, Elsewhere: Allegory in Philippine Art.” Contemporary Aesthetics, Special Volume 4, 2011.

Guilllermo, A.G. “The Eye is the Silent Witness: Political Art in the Post Marcos Era.” Art Asia Pacific, vol.1, no.1, 1993.

Hou Hanru and Hans-Ulrich Obrist. “Cities on the Move.” Art Asia Pacific, 25, 2000.

Kraeskaia, Natasha. “Contemporary Vietnamese Art: Obstacles of Tradition.” Focas (Forum on Contemporary Art & Society), no.3, January 2002

Lee Weng Choy. “Tomorrow’s Local Library: The Asia Art Archive in Context.” Yishu: Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art, vol. 4, no. 4, Dec. 2005.

Mashadi, Ahmad. “Framing the 1970s.” Third Text, 25:4, 2011.

Poshyananda, Apinan. ‘Playing With Shadows’, Contemporary Aesthetics, Special Volume 4, 2011.

Poshyananda, Apinan. “A New Cure for Asian Art Curators.” Asian Art News, vol.9, no.4, 1999.

Poshyananda, Apinan. “Positioning Contemporary Asian Art.” Art Journal 59 no. 1, Spring 2000.

Taylor, Nora., “The Southeast Asian Art Historian as Ethnographer?” Third Text, 25:4, 2011.

Taylor, Nora. “Art without History? Southeast Asian Artists and Their Communities in the Face of Geography.” Art Journal 70. 2 Summer 2011.