Groundbreaking art from East or West? Top art professionals debate at Saatchi

Art enthusiasts and those at the top of the art profession gathered on 11 November at The Saatchi Gallery to witness “The Most Ground Breaking Contemporary Art is from the East”. This debate, organised by Intelligence Squared, a global forum for live debate that is dedicated to producing knowledge through contest, explored the growth of Eastern economies and its effect on the globalised art market. And sitting among the audience was Art Radar, armed with a tape recorder and notepad, busy getting the information we pass onto you now.

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Beirut finally has a permanent, non-commercial arts centre

 ART SPACE LEBANON   The Lebanese capital hosts one of the most vibrant and celebrated contemporary art scenes in the Middle East, reports Kaelen Wilson-Goldie in an article for The National. L’Agenda Culturel, Beirut’s biweekly listings guide to cultural happenings … Continue reading