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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Silent intensity: Egyptian American artist Yasmine K. Kasem – in conversation


Art Radar catches up with Yasmine K. Kasem to find out more about her work examining the female form and what an early Islamic heroine can teach us today about the importance of community building.

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“Recovering the Past”: Myanmar artist Htein Lin at Yavuz Gallery, Singapore


In his first solo show in Singapore, Htein Lin explores family history, life in Myanmar and past challenges.

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“I’m not a journalist”: Pakistani neo-miniaturist Imran Qureshi – artist profile


The last few years have seen Pakistani artist Imran Qureshi’s work continue on an ever successful trajectory, gaining awards, attention and audiences worldwide.

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The Art of Numbers: Japan’s Tatsuo Miyajima at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia – artist profile


Using colour, light and numbers, Tatsuo Miyajima explores the nature of continual change in the world.

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“Artist and Empire: (En)countering Colonial Legacies” at National Gallery Singapore


The National Gallery Singapore features an exhibition first presented at Tate Britain in 2015, shedding light on the art in Asia associated with the British Empire and contemporary artists’ critiques on colonialism.

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Taiwanese artist Wu Tien-chang at festival of new media art MADATAC 08, Madrid


Art Radar takes a look at some of they key themes in Taiwanese artist Wu Tien-chang’s work, on show at Spain’s contemporary festival of new media arts MADATAC 08.

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“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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