Bahia Shehab and eL Seed to receive UNESCO Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture


Bahia Shehab and eL Seed receive UNESCO Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture for their calligraffiti art practices.

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Four artists win the 2017 Sharjah Biennial Prize


Hailing from Africa, Europe and the Middle East, the Sharjah Biennial Prize 2017 winning artists explore the ever-changing reality of contemporary life.

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Cevdet Erek’s Turkey Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2017


Turkey Pavilion releases plans for Cevdet Erek’s exhibition to be presented at the Venice Biennale in May 2017.

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Chinese Pavilion at 57th Venice Biennale announces artists


Tradition and innovation will mark works in the Chinese Pavilion at the 57th Venice Biennale.

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Lust for life: contemporary women artists on “Radical Love: Female Lust” at The Crypt Gallery


A bold group show at the Crypt Gallery in London shines a light on the passionate strength of female artists across cultures and centuries.

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Vilcek Prize 2017 for Fine Arts awards immigrant artists


The 2017 edition of the Vilcek Prize for Fine Arts goes to Jamaican-born artist Nari Ward, while the Prizes for Creative Promises award three young immigrant artists based in the United States.

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British-Ghanaian artist John Akomfrah wins Artes Mundi 2017


Artes Mundi 2017 winner John Akomfrah’s award winning film Auto Da Re (2016) is on display along with the five other shortlisted artists at the National Museum Cardiff until 17 February 2017.

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