Armenian diaspora artist Hrair Sarkissian on view at Fondazione Carispezia

Syrian-Armenian artist Hair Sarkissian’s photographs are presented for the first time in a solo show in Italy at Fondazione Carispezia in La Spezia. The exhibition “Hrair Sarkissian. Back to the Future”, running until 21 February 2016 at the La Spezia-based … Continue reading

Art Radar’s top 10 booths to visit at Art Basel Hong Kong 2015

As Art Basel Hong Kong has finally opened its doors, Art Radar picks top 10 booths to visit at this year’s edition.

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100 years of Armenian genocide: Venice Biennale 2015

International artists from the Armenian diaspora will mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in “Armenity”, the Armenian Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale, 2015.

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First Syrian artist among 5 Abraaj Capital Art Prize 2013 recipients

The Abraaj Capital Art Prize (ACAP) announced the five winning artists for its fifth edition on 27 August 2012. Among them is first time Syrian winner, artist Hrair Sarkissian.

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Political art at Sharjah Biennial in revolutionary times –

In a recent ARTINFO article, writer Daniel Kunitz explores the political dimensions of the Sharjah Biennial, an event that came to pass at such a conspicuous time.

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Contemporary Art in the Middle East – a first book survey

Between its well-designed covers, Contemporary Art in the Middle East presents a comprehensive survey of West Asian art and artists. Art Radar reviews.

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Art Dubai 2009 – who sold what to whom? 15 galleries talk to Art Radar

MIDDLE EAST ART FAIR Which artists were favourites? 15 exhibitor galleries talk to Art Radar in the final day of the fair about sales, attendance and some new collector trends. Summary: Middle Eastern collectors showing first signs of interest in East Asian art … Continue reading