10 artists in Bahrain to know now


Bahrain boasts a thriving and vibrant art scene, and its artists and institutional infrastructure reinforce each other to create an artistic community that is rich in contemporary experimentation yet historically grounded.

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Contemporary art in Baku: Art Radar guide


Art Radar looks at the intriguing and flourishing art scene in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku, and provides tips for where to find contemporary art when you visit.

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When beauty rushes in: Sama Alshaibi at Ayyam Gallery London – in pictures


Ayyam Gallery London presents “Sand Rushes In”, the latest solo exhibition by US-based Palestinian-Iraqi artist Sama Alshaibi, which also marks the UK launch of the artist’s eponymous monograph.

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100 years of Armenian genocide: Venice Biennale 2015


International artists from the Armenian diaspora will mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in “Armenity”, the Armenian Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale, 2015.

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Curating as an art form – Art Reoriented interview


Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath co-founders of Art Reorient talk to Art Radar and explains why they are contemporary art curators.

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Art in a suitcase: Is miniature art becoming a new trend?


Miniature art is enjoying a renaissance with internationally acclaimed artists such as Imran Qureshi, Aisha Khalid, Shanzia Sikander and Rashid Rana. Art Radar asks “Is miniature art becoming a new trend?”

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“Imago Mundi”: Tiny windows to a great big (art) world – in pictures


Luciano Benetton’s ever-growing micro-artwork exhibit “Imago Mundi”, which presents a great atlas of the world and of humanity through art, comes to Treviso, Italy in its third showing.

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Udo Kittelmann first non-national to curate Venice Biennale Russian Pavilion


In an attempt to find a wider audience for Russian art, Udo Kittelman has been appointed  by Commissioner Stella Kesaeva to curate the Russian pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale.

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