Hollywood, violence and contemporary Vietnam: Dinh Q. Lê – artist profile


Art Radar explores the multifaceted practice of Dinh Q. Lê, one of the most influential and internationally recognised Vietnamese contemporary artists.

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The puppeteer: Wael Shawky’s ‘Cabaret Crusades’ at the Mathaf and MoMA PS1


Egyptian artist Wael Shawky opens up a dialogue on religion and history with two major exhibitions in the Arab and Western worlds, on view at Mathaf and MoMA PS1 this summer.

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Opera and politics: William Kentridge and the art of allegory


Art Radar profiles the veteran South African artist William Kentridge, in light of his largest retrospective to date at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA) in Beijing until 30 August 2015.

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Against all odds: Iranian art market grows in spite of sanctions


The fourth edition of Tehran Auction fetched a record amount of USD7.26 million, signaling a booming art market despite crippling sanctions and economic stagnation.

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7 Asian artists making cutting-edge edible art


Art Radar profiles 7 artists from Asia who use food as a medium and concept in art.

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