This issue features young Indian artist Farhad Hussain's surrealistic and erotic impression of his country; an Europe-based Filipino artist Federico Aguilar Alcuaz who covers styles from portraits to abstraction; an young female singapore-based British-Indian artist Ketna Patel's colourful flirting with popular culture. Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi and Vietnamese artist Vu Ngoc Vinh's portraits are featured as well for their different responses to the mystery of changing times. A reportage of the ARTSingapore 2007 is covered in the article Setting New Challenges with an interview with its organiser Chen Shen Po in A Fair to Remember. And, John Clark offered his comment on Documenta 12 in Uncertain Identity.
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The Mundane Uncovered
An Informal Vitality - Alice G. GUILLERMO
Uncertain Identity - John CLARK, 姜苦樂
A Decade of Transitions - Ian FINDLAY-BROWN, 義安房
A World of Idealism - Hweekoon TAN, 陳慧君
Timeless Portraits - Robert C. WATSON
Setting New Challenges
A Fair to Remember

Pictures of Indonesia
A New Asian Vision in the Chinese Art Market

Exhibition Review
Ian Howard and Xing Junqin at Watters Gallery (Australia) - Gina FAIRLEY
Feng Mengbo at Hanart TZ Gallery (Hong Kong) - Ian FINDLAY-BROWN, 義安房
Xu Xiaoguo, Huang Min, and Ma Jun at Osage Kwun Tong (Hong Kong) - Ian FINDLAY-BROWN, 義安房
Nine Artists at Gallery Kolkata (India) - Uma PRAKASH
Mark Lewis Higgins at the Ayala Museum (Manila) - Cid REYES
Montri Toemsombat at Kathmandu Photo Gallery (Thailand) - Steven PETTIFOR
Tinnakorn Kasornsuwan at National Gallery (Thailand) - Steven PETTIFOR
Hong Hao at Chambers Fine Art ( US) - Priya MALHOTRA

Book Reviews
Eye of the Beholder: Reception, Audience and Practice of Modern Asian Art by John Clark (Australia) - Jonathan THOMSON
Hong Kong x24 x365: A Year in the Life of the City by David Clarke (Hong Kong) - Jonathan THOMSON
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Asian Art News (Vol. 17, No. 5; Sep/Oct 2007)