Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian collected by The Met


Dubai gallery The Third Line announced in a recent newsletter that work by Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian has been collected by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Farmanfarmaian is a mosaic artist, often working mirrors, who has spent much of her prestigious artistic career in New York. She returned to Tehran in 2000 and continues her work from there.

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Writer Steven Pettifor talks about the old and the new in Thai contemporary art – Art Radar interview


THAI ART BOOK WRITER INTERVIEW Thailand has long had a small but very vibrant contemporary art scene. Compared with its recently-flourishing neighbours, however, contemporary Thai art hasn’t been getting much attention. Little has been written about it. Back in 2003, … Continue reading

Russian collective AES+F talks to the Art Newspaper about their meteoric success over the last year


  RUSSIAN TOURING SHOW 2008 On the eve of their latest show, Russian collective AES+F discusses multiculturalism, the market and their new work. One of the most talked about works at the last Venice Biennale was a slick digitalised three-screen video in … Continue reading