Holiday art gifts: 10 contemporary art books from 2014


For its annual holiday gifts series, Art Radar profiles 10 books on Asian and African contemporary art that offer stimulating perspectives on artists and the art scene of the regions.

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The Friends of the Art Museum: A ladder up the ivory tower – Dominica Yang interview


Dominica Yang, Chair of The Friends of the Art Museum CUHK in Hong Kong, tells Art Radar about the multicultural organisation that attempts to bring people to art museums and art museums to people.

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Sindika Dokolo on ‘Africanity’ and the crisis of African contemporary art – video


Prominent Congolese collector Sindika Dokolo talks about his collecting philosophy and shares unique insights on the state of African contemporary art at 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair in October 2014.

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Turkey’s art market highlight of the year: Contemporary Istanbul 2014


Art Radar brings you the highlights from the recent Contemporary Istanbul. The 9th edition of the fair brought 108 galleries both local and from abroad and 520 artists from over 23 countries.

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2 Palestinian biennials challenge traditional models


Riwaq Biennale and Qalandiya International, two Palestinian biennale breaking the mould. Art Radar explores contemporary art in a place of conflict and transformation.

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Crowdfunding art: New trend opens doors for non-profit initiatives


In light of Art Basel’s recent crowdfunding initiative in partnership with Kickstarter, Art Radar investigates the new fundraising model and its impact on the non-profit art scene.

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Mathaf launches permanent exhibition of Arab art


Doha’s The Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art inaugurated its permanent collection comprising 8000 Arab modern and contemporary art.

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