National Museum of Fine Arts
“Mediation/Meditation,” the third edition of the Asian Art Biennial, was curated by Iris Shu-ping Huang of the National Museum. The dual theme made an additional allusion to Japanese economist Kenichi Ohmae’s theory of the M-shaped society, which describes the global decline of the middle class and its replacement with equal peaks of rich and poor. Though the subject was interesting and the title catchy, the selected works—many of them very large or room-sized—would have fit into almost any exhibition. …see the entire review in the print version of September’s Sculpture magazine.