A flourishing Iranian art market: Tehran Auction of Contemporary Art 2018 – round-up


The 8th edition of the Tehran Auction of Contemporary Iranian Art took place on 12 January 2018, breaking auction records.

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A different dimension: Iranian-American photographer Hadi Salehi – interview


Art Radar catches up with Iranian-American photographer Hadi Salehi to find out more about the artist’s early influences and his entry into American counterculture.

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Against all odds: Iranian art market grows in spite of sanctions


The fourth edition of Tehran Auction fetched a record amount of USD7.26 million, signaling a booming art market despite crippling sanctions and economic stagnation.

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6 Asian art documentaries to watch now


Art Radar lists 6 films documenting the lives and work of Asia’s most prominent artists, including Ai WeiWei and Liu Xiaodong.

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Holiday gifts for art lovers: Artworks on Art Radar’s wish list


Art Radar lists 8 collectable artworks, including works by Aisha Khalid, Wang Keping and Anida Yoeu Ali that could make the perfect gift for art lovers this holiday season.

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Iran’s first contemporary art auction: All works sold


Iran held its first contemporary art auction in Tehran on 22 June 2012, with all of the 73 lots selling for a total of approximately USD1.7 million.

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Which artists from Asia are in the Pompidou Centre's collection?


    MUSEUM COLLECTIONS Helpful sources of objective and rigorous judgement, museums  provide an independent voice in an art world populated by more unscrupulous personalities and poor research than is ideal.  But how can we find out what the top museums are acquiring and what … Continue reading