6 Asian and Middle Eastern artists at the Whitney Biennial 2017

In a time of turmoil, the Whitney Biennial considers how racial tensions, economic inequities and polarising politics affect our sense of community.

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When art meets literature: “It’s a Mad World” by Kuwaiti artist Shurooq Amin

After four years of exile, Shurooq Amin returns to Kuwait “bigger and stronger and louder”. The artist’s long-awaited homecoming show features 18 paintings and one installation that parody both real life and fiction. A triumphant return In March 2012, three hours after Shurooq … Continue reading

6 Kuwaiti performance artists to know

Art Radar profiles 5 Kuwaiti artists who participated at the Contemporary Art Platform in May 2014.

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Kuwaiti artist Shurooq Amin reflects on oppression in Arab society – in pictures

Kuwaiti artist Shurooq Amin, whose work explore the role of Arab women in society, bridges the personal and the political in a new exhibition at Ayyam Gallery Dubai, presenting a new series of mixed-media works that poignantly reflect on social maladies and political injustices.

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Contemporary art in Kuwait in 2012: Top 10 exhibitions, projects – Art Kuwait

To wrap up 2012, online magazine Art Kuwait has compiled a list of the year’s top local exhibitions, representing a broad spectrum of mediums, from painting to sculpture to installation.

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Art Radar’s top four artist picks at Cairo International Biennale

ART BIENNIAL AFRICA EGYPT The opening ceremony of the 11th Cairo International Biennale took place on 21 December 2008. Past versions of this state-organised biennial have been slammed by critics: The 10th edition of the Cairo International Biennale could have very … Continue reading