Kader Attia wins Prix Marcel Duchamp 2016


The French-Algerian artist was announced as the winner of the Prix Marcel Duchamp 2016 on Tuesday, 18 October 2016 at Centre Pompidou in Paris. Presented by ADIAF in partnership with Centre Pompidou, the Prix Marcel Duchamp honours a French artist … Continue reading

“But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise”: Guggenheim UBS Map Middle East and North Africa


Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative opens its third phase with its extensive exhibition “But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise”, presenting artists from the Middle East and North Africa.

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French-Algerian artist Kader Attia’s “Sacrifice and Harmony” at the Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt


The Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main opened a solo exhibition of the work of Franco-Algerian artist Kader Attia who investigates the long lasting effects colonialism has had on non-Western culture.

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16 Algerian contemporary artists to know now


Contemporary artists residing in Algeria and abroad look beyond its colonial past to uncover new ground. Algeria’s long history of colonialism and conquest provides complex narratives and fertile ground for contemporary artists who push the boundaries between tradition and modernity, … Continue reading

5 Asian and African installations at Art Basel 2015


Art Radar spotlights 5 installations from Asian and African artists in the Unlimited section at Art Basel 2015.

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African queer art attacked and banned – Dak’Art 2014


The Senegalese government shut down all LGBTI themed exhibitions at Dak’Art 2014, after the plight of a groundbreaking but short-lived exhibition on LGBTI African art caused controversy over fundamentalism and censorship as the hosting gallery was attacked by extremist Islamic groups.

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A catalyst for growth in the Middle East: Director Antonia Carver on Art Dubai 2014 – interview


Art Dubai Director Antonia Carver talks to Art Radar about the fair, its significance in the region and in the world, and how it’s actively supporting cultural development.

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