Asia Week New York: 6 highlights of contemporary art


Involving 50 exhibitions and five auction houses, Asia Week New York 2017 shines a spotlight on contemporary art.

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Belgian-Algerian artist Eric van Hove’s “Atchilihtallah – On the Transformation of Things” at Frankfurter Kunstverein


Art Radar takes a look at the first museum exhibition of Belgian-Algerian artist Eric van Hove in Germany at Frankfurter Kunstverein in the context of the artist’s transdisciplinary practice.

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Scripts and sensibility: Iranian-American Pouran Jinchi – interview


Art Radar catches up with Pouran Jinchi to learn more about her latest series that examines the “language of aesthetic culture of the military” and how her work employs hope in times of despair.

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Challenging tradition through colour and form: Iranian calligrapher Mohammad Bozorgi – interview


Innovative calligrapher protests contemporary themes with stunning scripts.

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Multimedia artist Nep Sidhu’s “Shadows in the Major Seventh” at Surrey Art Gallery


Emerging artist Nep Sidhu’s “Shadows in the Major Seventh” reveals his multimedia practice which yields explorations around the themes of the divine feminine, ancestor veneration and the intersection of myth and history.

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“First Look” at the Asian Art Museum reveals a strategy of expansion


San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum unveils its growing contemporary art collection.

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‘I am Baghdad – Shie’i & Sunni’: Ayad Alkadhi video review


Iraqi-born painter Ayad Alkadhi seeks to uncover Iraqi’s post-invasion turmoil with the series “I am Baghdad – Shie’i & Sunni”, on show at the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art (DDFIA) in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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