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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5 Exhibitions to see in Beijing in January 2017


Art Radar selects five shows not to miss in Beijing as 2017 starts.

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AIA Vietnam Eye: Vietnamese contemporary artists in focus – in pictures


Parallel Contemporary Art and the Saatchi Gallery team up with AIA Vietnam Life Insurance to present the major exhibition “AIA Vietnam Eye”and a book on contemporary Vietnamese art.

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“Phantom Punch”: contemporary art from Saudi Arabia at Bates College, Lewiston


“Phantom Punch” presents contemporary art from Saudi Arabia as part of a a larger ongoing project of four coordinated group exhibitions of Saudi art in the United States.

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Palestinian artist Khaled Jarrar’s “Castles Built from Sand Will Fall” at Ayyam Gallery, Dubai


Solo exhibition “Castles Built from Sand Will Fall” explores the dissident, critical and therapeutic art practice of Palestinian artist Khaled Jarrar.

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“Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter” at Museum of Modern Art, New York


An exhibition at MoMA addresses the global refugee crisis and notions of displacement and shelter.

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