“Ecstasy as Sublime, Heart as Vector”: Pakistan’s Shahzia Sikander – artist profile


Shahzia Sikander’s “outburst of energy, imagination, and creativity” is on show at MAXXI in Rome until 23 October 2016.

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Seeing a world in a wild flower, a Buddha in a leaf: Xiaoyi Chen on the sublime and philosophy – interview


On the occasion of her exhibition at Rome-based Matèria Gallery, Chinese artist Xiaoyi Chen talks about her work, which merges western with oriental schools of thought exploring the sublime, beautiful and infinite.

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Indonesian contemporary art in Italy: A “faraway world” brought closer to Rome


An exhibition at the MACRO in Rome signals a significant European breakthrough for artists from the world’s largest archipelago, Indonesia.

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