16 Algerian contemporary artists to know now


Contemporary artists residing in Algeria and abroad look beyond its colonial past to uncover new ground. Algeria’s long history of colonialism and conquest provides complex narratives and fertile ground for contemporary artists who push the boundaries between tradition and modernity, … Continue reading

Shanghai’s Birdhead combines poetry and photography for first London exhibition


CHINESE CONTEMPORARY ART URBAN LIFE Paradise Row gallery in London is currently running a show of new work by Shanghai-based photography duo Birdhead. The exhibition, entitled, “Welcome to Birdhead World Again, London” will feature a site specific installation. It runs … Continue reading

Russian Pavilion at Venice Biennale: VernissageTV two minute video tour


VernissageTV releases a video tour of the Russian Pavillion at the 54th Venice Biennale. The video captures the work of Andrei Monastyrski and artist group Collective Actions.

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Emerging contemporary art markets for 2011 revealed at ArtInsight seminar


Want to know which art markets are set to emerge? The third ArtInsight market seminar for 2011 gathers professionals to discuss Russia, India, Brazil, Africa and others.

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Israeli art scene online with Omanoot.com launch – resource alert


New Israeli art website Omanoot.org launched with locally produced video art and film. Founded by Edoe Cohen, work by Israeli visual artists will follow.

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