Lalla Essaydi: ‘Crossing Boundaries, Bridging Cultures’ – book review


Moroccan artist Lalla Essaydi’s new monograph examines the emancipation of Arab women through a voyeuristic tradition.

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Annoushka Hempel curates Sri Lanka’s untold stories at the Brunei Gallery in London – interview


Curator Annoushka Hempel talks to Art Radar about the contemporary art scene in post-war Sri Lanka and the fresh artists participating in Brunei Gallery’s first Sri Lankan exhibition, “Serendipity Revealed”, from 9 October 2014 to 20 December 2014.

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Middle Eastern artists begin road trip across America – Edge of Arabia interview


Art Radar interviews Edge of Arabia’s Co-founder Stephen Stapleton to learn more about the organisation and why the exchange between American and Middle Eastern artists is especially relevant now, with the recent launch of the collective’s US tour on 29 March 2014 in Houston.

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FotoFest 2014 Biennial introduces leading Middle Eastern artists to the US


Wendy Watriss and Karin Adrian von Roques talk about Houston’s FotoFest Biennial, which just launched its 2014 edition with works of 49 artists from the Middle East and North Africa, marking the first time in its twenty years that the Biennial features photography from the region.

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3 insiders reveal the hottest contemporary art venues in the Gulf


Three experts from the Middle East pick the best places to see contemporary art in the region.

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Weekly Jobs and Opportunities | Gyeonggi Creation Center’s Open Call for Residency Studio Programme, Red Square Gallery Internship


Looking for new career options in the arts? Art Radar Opportunities is a convenient archive of openings in the visual art world. Every week we add new positions suitable for a variety of backgrounds and levels of experience. Whether you’re an artist or an aspiring … Continue reading

Buddhas, dragons and horses, oh my! Contemporary art in Bhutan – Terton Gallery interview


Kelly Dorji Indian film star and founder of Terton Gallery talk about Bhutan’s contemporary art scene and how the idea of “Gross National Happiness” is depicted by the artists.

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Weekly Jobs and Opportunities | Christie’s Master of Arts in Global Contemporary Art, The School of Visual Arts, New York’s Shanghai Photography Workshop


Looking for new career options in the arts? Art Radar Opportunities is a convenient archive of openings in the visual art world. Every week we add new positions suitable for a variety of backgrounds and levels of experience. Whether you’re an artist or an aspiring … Continue reading