‘Wang Zhiyuan: Bigger, Better, and Cheaper’ by Skira Editore – book promotion

Wang Zhiyuan: Bigger, Better, and Cheaper, published by Skira Editore, Milan presents the oeuvre of the Chinese artist, with an essay by Rosa Maria Falvo providing an interesting glimpse into the life and work of the artist.

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Photo Gallery: Egyptian artist Wael Shawky and his Crusades at Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria

Kunsthaus Bregenz features the Egyptian artist’s latest works on the history of the Crusades from an Arab perspective. On show until 23 October 2016 are parts of Wael Shawky’s Cabaret Crusades (2010-2013) trilogy, alongside displays of the marionettes used in … Continue reading

An Archive of the Cultural Revolution: China’s documentary photographer Li Zhensheng in Singapore

Singapore’s The Arts House holds solo exhibition of work documenting the Cultural Revolution by Chinese photojournalist Li Zhensheng during SIPF 2016.

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Opiate of the Masses: “The Kids Want Communism” at MoBY – Museums of Bat Yam, Israel

Consisting of a number of public and private events across multiple sites in Europe, “The Kids Want Communism” waxes poetic about the multiple iterations of communism.

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“The Colony”: Vietnamese artist Dinh Q. Lê at Artangel, London

Din Q. Lê explores colonial exploitation of resources in 19th century Pacific in his latest video installation “The Colony”, now on show until 9 October 2016 at Artangel in London.

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Malian artist Abdoulaye Konaté: “Symphonie En Couleur” at Blain|Southern, London – in pictures

Blain|Southern celebrates the first UK solo exhibition of Malian artist Abdoulaye Konaté featuring his majestic textile installations.

“Symphonie En Coleur”, opened on 2 September 2016, presents the work of one of the most well-known West African artists working today, Abdoulaye Konaté. The exhibition merges social and political considerations with the artist’s explorations into colour composition, and features a never before seen body of work inspired by the chroma of rocks and minerals.

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Preview: START art fair 2016 – 5 highlights from the emerging art scenes

Art Radar takes a peek at some of the highlights of the 2016 edition of START, which draws gallerists from all over the world to Saatchi Gallery London.

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“The Serenity of Madness”: Thai filmmaker and artist Apichatpong Weerasethakul – artist profile

A travelling exhibition of Thai artist and filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul co-organised by ICI Curators International is now at Chiang Mai’s MAIIAM and will soon move to Hong Kong’s ParaSite.

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