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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