First World Biennial Forum 2012: What to expect


Three biennial authorities have teamed up to create a conference for art biennial organisers and funders which will coincide with the 2012 edition of the Gwangju Biennale.

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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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Top Middle Eastern art commentator breaks down Western clichés – The National


Journalist and art commentator Anthony Haden-Guest recently sat down with The National to reveal some of his insights into what makes the region’s cultural scene so unique.

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India Art Fair Founder Neha Kirpal sees galleries “upping the game” – ArtTactic podcast


Neha Kirpal sat down with ArtTactic to talk about this year’s India Art Fair, the growing international presence in Indian arts and the importance of quality in the contemporary art market.

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State of art appreciation in Pakistan – The Express Tribune


Pakistan has seen a wave of interest in its contemporary artists. Some critics remain sceptical about this popularity, however. Is the Pakistani art industry is still immature?

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MoMA collects numerous drawings by Hajra Waheed


Pieces from rising artist Hajra Waheed’s “Antranik Anouchian Passport Portrait Drawing series” were recently acquired by the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

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Venice Biennale model outdated? Cultural citizenship an alternative – curator Ranjit Hoskote


Curator Ranjit Hoskote shares his views on the Venice Biennale model and his image of the event as a shift from spectacle to search engine, nationality to cultural citizenship.

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Modernity through eyes of 8 South Korean photographers


Work by eight contemporary Korean photographers is on show at the Galerie Paris-Beijing in France. We take a closer look at the artists.

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