“Making Africa: a continent of contemporary design”: 120 African artists on display in Barcelona – in pictures


“Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design” at CCCB in Barcelona presents the work of over 120 African artists and designers, and illustrates how design fuels economic and political change.

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Sharjah Biennial 11’s global courtyard: Architects from 5 countries to design


Chief Curator Yuko Hasegawa recently announced the building of a brand new city structure which will house works by artists invited to participate in Sharjah Biennial 11.

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Ai Weiwei’s archeological Serpentine Pavilion finds success among ruins


Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has again teamed up with the Swiss design team Herzog & de Meuron to create the twelfth edition of the Serpentine Pavilion in London.

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Winning Australia Venice Biennale pavilion design controversial in its simplicity


The Australian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale is getting a much-needed facelift. A design by architectural firm Denton Corker Marshall has been chosen by the Australia Council.

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Will Ai Weiwei rebuild Shanghai studio in Ghent?


Flemish artist Wim Delvoye has offered Ai Weiwei the chance to rebuild his demolished Shanghai studio in his planned sculpture park in the grounds of his house in Ghent.

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Charmi Gada Shah recipient of FICA Emerging Artist Award 2011


A jury that included Bharti Kher and Sunil Gupta has selected installation artist Charmi Gada Shah as the winner of the 2011 Emerging Artist Award, initiated by FICA.

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Fashion photography to fishing: Manila Contemporary shows Philippine artist Wahoo Guerrero


FILIPINO PHOTOGRAPHER ART EXHIBITIONS In “Man and the Sea”, on show at Manila Contemporary from 2 July to 14 August 2011, Filipino photographer and filmmaker Wahoo Guerrero presents a body of work depicting the Philippine Sea and the people that … Continue reading

Ai Weiwei’s anthropomorphic army: 12 Zodiac Heads storm Somerset House London


An introduction to the Somerset House showing of detained Chinese activist artist Ai Weiwei’s 2010 “Zodiac Heads” by Art Radar‘s London-based guest writer Rajesh Punj.

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