“Using the past to serve the present”: China’s Zhu Wei – artist profile


Zhu Wei participates in an exhibition at London’s Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery with nuanced pieces using an ancient painting method.

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“Today My Empire Sings”: Japanese artist Meiro Koizumi – artist profile


Art Radar profiles Japanese artist Meiro Koizumi whose work is on show at Frans Hals Museum | De Hallen Harleem until 8 January 2017.

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On the relevance of tradition in Chinese contemporary art: “Everyday Legend” at Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum


“Everyday Legend” at Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum asks how relevant traditional culture is in the production of Chinese contemporary art.

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Photo Gallery: Singapore AP photojournalist Wong Maye-E’s “North of the DMZ”


Singapore’s Objectifs Centre for Photography and Film holds first solo exhibition of Singaporean photojournalist and her series on North Korea until 15 October 2016.

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Ode to modernity: China’s Mao Tongqiang – artist profile


Mao Tongqiang critiques China’s socio-political landscape with large-scale installations of archival documents, ancient scripts and found objects.

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“Exercise in Redirecting Lines”: Pakistani artist Bani Abidi at Kunsthaus Hamburg


Pakistani artist Bani Abidi presents a series of “fictional documentaries” in an exhibition exploring the mechanisms of exclusion and participation in global politics.

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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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