“For an Image, Faster Than Light”: First Yinchuan Biennale scheduled for September 2016

Art Radar reports on the announcement that the inaugural Yinchuan City, China biennale will launch in September 2016.

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Mathaf launches permanent exhibition of Arab art

Doha’s The Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art inaugurated its permanent collection comprising 8000 Arab modern and contemporary art.

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Think global, ‘art’ local: Curators discuss contemporary curatorial practice – conference

Eminent international curators discuss the role of art and curating in Asia in the radio show “Urgency and Relevance: A Curatorial Perspective”, aired on Clocktower Productions on 5 May 2014 as part of the series “Dialogues in Asian Contemporary Art”.

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Art Basel Hong Kong 2014 now a key fixture on the global art calendar – Fair round up

Art Basel Hong Kong 2014 closed on 18 May 2014 with USD1 billion worth of art on sale and over 65,000 visitors confirming its place on the global art calendar.

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“Terms and Conditions” apply: Arab art in Singapore – picture feast

Singapore Art Museum’s group show “Terms and Conditions”, from 28 June to 8 September 2013, is the first major show featuring Arab artists in South East Asia, as part of the development of political, economical and cultural ties between Singapore and the Gulf region.

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Art Observed reports on Mathaf Arab art museum inauguration and preview

Art Observed was on site for the inauguration of Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha, Qatar. As stated by the online art magazine, “Mathaf – Arabic for ‘museum’ – is the first institution of its kind in the region focusing entirely on Arab art and creativity.” Read on for images and information from the magazine.

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Gallerist Salwa Zeidan explains mission of inaugural Abu Dhabi Sculpture Symposium – interview

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES SCULPTURE SYMPOSIUM Salwa Zeidan, gallerist and an organiser of the inaugural Abu Dhabi International Sculpture Symposium (ADISS),  (25 February to 7 April 2010 at Zayed University) talks to Art Radar about the mission of ADISS, government sponsorship of the arts and … Continue reading