5 exhibitions to see in London this Christmas 2016


From Ai Weiwei to Dayanita Singh and start architect Zaha Hadid, London offers some unmissable shows this December.

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The space between light and colour: Bangladeshi-British artist Rana Begum – artist profile


Rana Begum’s solo show in London elucidates the artist’s longstanding interest in abstract art, architecture and visualising the divine.

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A beacon for Palestine’s culture and identity: The Palestinian Museum


Palestine’s recently inaugurated museum is dedicated to supporting and strengthening Palestinian culture and identity, under the direction of British Museum curator Dr Mahmoud Hawari. Launching its programme of exhibitions is a satellite show in Beirut delineating the political history of Palestinian embroidery.

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10 highlights from the 20th Biennale of Sydney


The Biennale of Sydney is the longest running exhibitions of its kind after Venice and São Paulo. In its 20th edition, Artistic Director Stephanie Rosenthal from London’s Haywood Gallery presents works by 83 artists under the title the future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed. The title refers to how technology is surpassing expectations of what we could expect in the future; however, these advances, like many resources, are not available to all.

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“Senses of Time” at LACMA: African artists examine the lived experience of time past, present and future


Artists use video to explore diverse temporal realities: the personal and the political, ritual and technology and the body and automation on show at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).

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Jameel Prize 4 announces shortlisted artists


London’s V&A has announced its shortlist of 11 artists and designers for the upcoming Jameel Prize 2016, which will be launched in June at the Pera Museum in Istanbul.

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Bridging gaps between identity and memory: Indian diaspora artist Annu Palakunnathu Matthew at sepiaEYE


Retrospective “Indelible Memories” by British Indian artist Annu Palakunnathu Matthew explores identity and migration at New York’s sepiaEYE gallery.

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An infinite geometry: Rana Begum at Jhaveri Contemporary – in pictures


Weaving a western-influenced minimalist approach with a search for the divine and the unknown steeped in Islamic tradition, Rana Begum explores the infinite possibilities of geometry at Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai.

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