Knot alone: the “Imaginary Friends” of Afghanistan’s Jeanno Gaussi – artist profile


A marriage of found objects and 13th century knotting technique populate Jeanno Gaussi’s labour-intensive series “Imaginary Friends”.

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Organic sculptural forms and materiality: Kenyan-born artist Wangechi Mutu at Lehmann Maupin, Hong Kong


Wangechi Mutu’s sculptures and paintings parallel the notion of human evolution from biological to societal construct that shape our understanding of nature and one another.

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“Human Love”: remembering Chinese photographer Ren Hang at Fotografiska, Stockholm


Fotografiska in Stockholm holds exhibition of late Chinese photographer Ren Hang’s provocative work until 2 April 2017.

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The figurative art of Pakistani artist Huma Bhabha at Stephen Friedman Gallery, London


The exhibition continues Huma Bhabha’s investigation into figuration, taking inspiration from a wide spectrum of references that cross genres, time, art history, continents and popular culture.

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Winner of Nam June Paik Award 2016 Lawrence Abu Hamdan – artist profile


For Lawrence Abu Hamdam, sound art is a means of mapping the changing sonic techniques of racial surveillance used in courtrooms across the international legal system.

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FT/Oppenheimer Emerging Voices Award 2016 visual art winner and runner-ups


Art Radar takes a look at the winner of the art category of the 2016 Emerging Voices Awards and speaks to runners-up Noor Abuarafeh and Syowia Kyambi about being shortlisted.

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“Metamorphosis”: Chinese new media artist Miao Xiaochun at Klein Sun Gallery – in pictures


Klein Sun Gallery in New York showcases Chinese new media artist Miao Xiaochun’s recent painting and animation.

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Photo Gallery: “BHARTI KHER Matter” at Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada


“BHARTI KHER Matter” at Vancouver Art Gallery in Canada is the Indian artist’s first major North American survey to date.

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