Wang Nanming appointed new Director of Shanghai Himalayas Museum

The Chinese critic and artist will lead the Shanghai institution after Yongwoo Lee.

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Heavy metal: repoussé synthesis innovator Maureen Drdak – in conversation

Art Radar speaks to American artist Maureen Drdak, who brings a centuries-old technique that she learned from a Nepali master to life, with a surprising modern-day twist.

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Chinese Contemporary Art Award (CCAA) announces 2016 winners

Art Radar takes a look at the 2016 winners in each of the categories of the Chinese Contemporary Art Awards (CCAA).

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Jerusalem Show VIII: Before and After Origins in Palestine

The Jerusalem Show VIII opens at Al-Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art during Palestine’s biennale Qalandiya International.

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The big picture: Iranian-American painter Nicky Nodjoumi – artist profile

Art Radar profiles Iranian-American artist Nicky Nodjoumi, whose large-scale works take an intimate look at the politics of today.

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A beacon for Palestine’s culture and identity: The Palestinian Museum

Palestine’s recently inaugurated museum is dedicated to supporting and strengthening Palestinian culture and identity, under the direction of British Museum curator Dr Mahmoud Hawari. Launching its programme of exhibitions is a satellite show in Beirut delineating the political history of Palestinian embroidery.

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16 Algerian contemporary artists to know now

Contemporary artists residing in Algeria and abroad look beyond its colonial past to uncover new ground. Algeria’s long history of colonialism and conquest provides complex narratives and fertile ground for contemporary artists who push the boundaries between tradition and modernity, … Continue reading

Art jobs and opportunities | Tate, SFMOMA… and more

Looking for new career options in the arts? Art Radar Opportunities is an archive of openings in the visual art world.  Whether you are an artist or an aspiring curator, a market analyst or a scholar, Art Radar Opportunities has listings that will pique your interest. Every week … Continue reading