3 art events in Istanbul not to miss in September 2017


As the 15th Istanbul Biennial opens this autumn, the city comes alive with collateral art events. The 15th Istanbul Biennial launched on 16 September 2017. Art Radar highlights three not-to-miss events taking place across the city during the biennial’s opening … Continue reading

The Post-colonial and The Personal: Biennale Talk at Art Basel 2017 – video


South African curator and artist Gabi Ngcobo and artist collective Elmgreen & Dragset talk about biennales in a panel at Art Basel. Art Radar reviews the key points made at an Art Basel Conversations panel in June 2017. The Art Basel … Continue reading

South African artist William Kentridge’s “Thick Time” at Whitechapel Gallery, London


In an exhibition jointly organized with the Louisiana Museum of Art, in Denmark and the Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Whitechapel Gallery opened on 21 September “Thick Time” featuring the work of internationally renowned South African artist, William Kentridge, which examines the ways in time and place have been manipulated during colonial and industrial expansion, as well as notions of control exercised during periods of great political upheaval.

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Capturing a time of change: 3 Korean artists at Tina Kim Gallery New York – in pictures


The exhibition “Two Hours” features painting, sculpture, video and mixed media works by some of the most significant members of South Korea’s contemporary art scene.

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“The Serenity of Madness”: Thai filmmaker and artist Apichatpong Weerasethakul – artist profile


A travelling exhibition of Thai artist and filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul co-organised by ICI Curators International is now at Chiang Mai’s MAIIAM and will soon move to Hong Kong’s ParaSite.

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The value of the journey: emerging Syrian artist and curator Ghaith Mofeed – interview


Art Radar speaks with Ghaith Mofeed to learn more about his recent installation “The value of a cell” now on display at the Istanbul based and why the “journey” is important.

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Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme win Abraaj Group Art Prize 2015


The Palestinian artist-duo win the 8th edition of the prestigious Dubai-based art award.

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4 remarkable installations at the Istanbul Biennial 2015


Art Radar spotlights 4 gems at this year’s Istanbul Biennial.

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