The Global Gallery: Thaddaeus Ropac at Talking Galleries 2017 – video summary


Influential gallerist Thaddaeus Ropac opened the 2017 Talking Galleries Barcelona Symposium with a call for a return to the gallery space.

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“On Becoming Two”: Lebanese artist Tony Chakar at Beirut Art Center


Tony Chakar’s site-specific installation explores the notion of critique and suspicion with regards to the commodified art object as well as the media-saturated readings of the unresolved Lebanese civil war.

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“Lee Mingwei and His Relations: The Art of Participation” at Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki


“The Art of Participation” is the largest retrospective of Lee Mingwei’s practice presented in the Southern Hemisphere to date.

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“Figures in a Landscape”: British-Japanese artist Simon Fujiwara at Kunsthalle Düsseldorf


British-Japanese artist Simon Fujiwara turn his anthropological gaze to the languages of social media, marketing and advertising in solo exhibition entitled “Figures in a Landscape” at Kunsthalle Düsseldorf.

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“Tales of Our Time”: Chinese contemporary art at the Guggenheim New York


“Tales of our time” presents Generation X’s perspectives on place and history at the Guggenheim New York until 10 March 2017.

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“Artist and Empire: (En)countering Colonial Legacies” at National Gallery Singapore


The National Gallery Singapore features an exhibition first presented at Tate Britain in 2015, shedding light on the art in Asia associated with the British Empire and contemporary artists’ critiques on colonialism.

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Belgian-Algerian artist Eric van Hove’s “Atchilihtallah – On the Transformation of Things” at Frankfurter Kunstverein


Art Radar takes a look at the first museum exhibition of Belgian-Algerian artist Eric van Hove in Germany at Frankfurter Kunstverein in the context of the artist’s transdisciplinary practice.

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Meeting with Chinese artist Gu Wenda at Shanghai 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum


At Shanghai 21st Century Minsheng Art Museum (M21), “Gu Wenda: Journey to the West” features some of the artist’s major works from the 1980s to the present.

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