Inspired by simplicity : British artist Shahida Ahmed – in conversation


Art Radar catches up with Shahida Ahmed to find out more about how her work transcends cultures, faiths and race.

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Comics and calligraphy : British-Iranian artist Jason Noushin – in conversation


Diaspora artist bursts onto international art scene with found paper and Persian script mash-ups.

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Splendid imperfection: Dutch artist Bouke de Vries and Chinese porcelain – in conversation


Dutch artist Bouke de Vrie’s solo show at Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery in London shines a light on the illustrious history of ceramics in China with a decidedly contemporary twist.

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Knot alone: the “Imaginary Friends” of Afghanistan’s Jeanno Gaussi – artist profile


A marriage of found objects and 13th century knotting technique populate Jeanno Gaussi’s labour-intensive series “Imaginary Friends”.

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Path to peace: 12 women photographers in “I AM” at Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, Amman


Female photographers participating in multidisciplinary exhibition “I AM” seek to transcend stereotypes.

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Gold standard: NUO Hotel Beijing’s Contemporary Art Collection


Zeng Fanzhi collaborates with flagship hotel NUO in Beijing to provide modern take on Ming Dynasty aesthetics.

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Echoes across time: Lebanese artist Fouad Elkoury’s “Suite Egyptienne” at The Third Line, Dubai


Fouad Elkoury retraces groundbreaking 19th century journey guided by contemporary muse.

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Heavy metal: repoussé synthesis innovator Maureen Drdak – in conversation


Art Radar speaks to American artist Maureen Drdak, who brings a centuries-old technique that she learned from a Nepali master to life, with a surprising modern-day twist.

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