6 Asian and Middle Eastern artists at the Whitney Biennial 2017


In a time of turmoil, the Whitney Biennial considers how racial tensions, economic inequities and polarising politics affect our sense of community.

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“ESCAPE from the SEA”: Japanese and Southeast Asian artists in Kuala Lumpur – in pictures


Japanese and Southeast Asian artists explore issues of identity, belongingness and history through the politics of borders in the region and beyond, in “ESCAPE from the SEA” by The Japan Foundation, Kuala Lumpur.

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Chinese artist Lu Xinjian’s “Infinite Lines” at de Sarthe Gallery, Beijing – in pictures


Contemporary painter Lu Xinjian repurposes images from Google maps to make colourful compositions of well known cities.

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Preview: first time national pavilions at the 57th Venice Biennale


Antigua and Barbuda, Kiribati and Nigeria launch inaugural national pavilions at the 57th Venice Biennale.

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8 highlights from the inaugural Honolulu Biennial 2017


The first edition of the Honolulu Biennial brings together 33 artists from the Pacific Islands, Asia and North America.

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Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise at SculptureCenter, New York


SculptureCenter holds latest exhibition of work by Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise until 27 March 2017.

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Military complex: Qatari-American artist Sophia Al Maria – in conversation


On the occasion of her latest solo show at The Third Line Gallery in Dubai, Art Radar speaks to Qatari-American artist Sophia Al Maria who mixes dread and desire to alert and alarm.

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