Contemporary Asian Art

Contemporary Asian Art

Contemporary Asian art typically describes art created across Asia since the 1980s.

Contemporary Asian art is characterised by a deep appreciation for local culture and traditions, which often serve as both themes and primary materials in artistic creation. The works crafted by contemporary Asian artists are frequently intertwined with and influenced by their indigenous traditions.

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Parra's studio, with Parra at the centre, his back to the camera as he works on the large painting takes centre stage, showing a faceless blue woman in a striped dress, painted in red, purple, blue and teal. The studio is full of brightly coloured paints, with a large window on the right and a patterned rug across the floor under the painting.