Indian artist Ashta Butail wins 5th edition of BMW Art Journey


Indian artist Ashta Butail represented by GallerySKE is the winner of BMW Art Journey 2017.

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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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“Drawing in the Dark”: Indian artist Shilpa Gupta at Bielefelder Kunstverein, Germany


The exhibition runs at Bielefelder Kunstverein in Germany until 16 July 2017 and will travel to Le Centre d’art Contemporain, La Synagoge de Delm in France where it will be on show from October 2017 to February 2018.

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Dr Christian Thompson wins inaugural ACMI Mordant Family VR Commission


Aboriginal Australian artist Dr Christian Thompson is one of Australia’s leading visual artists and the first to win the new ACMI Mordant Family VR Commission focusing on the medium of VR (virtual reality).

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Preview: Block Universe – London’s Performance Art Festival


Block Universe performance artists reflect on movement, protest, borders and Post-Brexit Britain. “Block Universe”, London’s international performance art festival, is back for the third year running from 29 May to 4 June 2017, with a programme of newly commissioned performances, … Continue reading

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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11 national pavilions and exhibitions to see at the 57th Venice Biennale in 2017


Art Radar gives you a selection of must-see national presentations at the 57th Venice Biennale.

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