Asian art has taken the scene by storm. Popular names like Ai Weiwei, Yayoi Kusama, and Dia Azzawi crossed the geographical borders of the art world by giving Asian art a larger platform in Western culture in the past. Fast forward to today, who are the artists whose work we should look out for? Let’s take a closer look. Credit: Unsplash 1. Marwan Rechmaoui Credit: www.sfeir-semler.com We’ve previously shared here how the city of Beirut continues to be a source of inspiration for many artists, especially because of its social climate. As a place of change and chaos, Beirut is an even more important topic for Lebanese artists to interpret. Case in point: Marwan Rechmaoui recently showed his sculptures that display social realist motifs about Beirut in Hamburg, Germany last fall. A New York Times’ profile about his pieces notes that a standout sculpture of his entitled “Veni, Vidi,...

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