Rickshaws and ruins: British artist Gerry Judah’s visions of conflict and climate change


Art Radar interviews India-born artist Gerry Judah about his work that engages with crucial geopolitical issues of conflict and climate change.

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‘I am Baghdad – Shie’i & Sunni’: Ayad Alkadhi video review


Iraqi-born painter Ayad Alkadhi seeks to uncover Iraqi’s post-invasion turmoil with the series “I am Baghdad – Shie’i & Sunni”, on show at the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art (DDFIA) in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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Lalla Essaydi: ‘Crossing Boundaries, Bridging Cultures’ – book review


Moroccan artist Lalla Essaydi’s new monograph examines the emancipation of Arab women through a voyeuristic tradition.

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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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