“Figures in a Landscape”: British-Japanese artist Simon Fujiwara at Kunsthalle Düsseldorf


British-Japanese artist Simon Fujiwara turn his anthropological gaze to the languages of social media, marketing and advertising in solo exhibition entitled “Figures in a Landscape” at Kunsthalle Düsseldorf.

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South African Gabi Ngcobo appointed curator of 10th Berlin Biennale


The Berlin Biennale has announced South Africa’s Gabi Ngcobo as the curator of its upcoming 10th edition in 2018.

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“Model Malady”: Shahryar Nashat at Portikus, Frankfurt


Shahryar Nashat’s “Model Malady” at Frankfurt’s Portikus comprises video and installation works that present contrasting views of a body in its human and fabricated form.

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Otobong Nkanga wins Yanghyun Prize 2015


Nigerian artist Otobong Nkanga wins 8th edition of the Korean Yanghyun Prize.

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Acclaimed Nigerian artist Otobong Nkanga at Portikus – in pictures


Nigerian artist Otobong Nkanga unravels the dichotomy of desire and destruction inherent in the production of ‘shining substances’.

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Saudi artist builds Amen Art Foundation for younger generation


Saudi Arabia to get first foundation run for artists, by artist Riyadh-based conceptual artist Abdulnasser Gharem plans to open an arts foundation supporting emerging artists in the Saudi capital. The Amen Art Foundation, which does not yet have an official … Continue reading