“Using the past to serve the present”: China’s Zhu Wei – artist profile


Zhu Wei participates in an exhibition at London’s Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery with nuanced pieces using an ancient painting method.

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Spice girl: Indian artist K. Benitha Perciyal – in conversation


Indian artist K. Benitha Perciyal uses spices, found materials and incense to create thought-provoking and intensely personal installations.

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The fortunes of fate: Iranian diaspora artist Firouz FarmanFarmaian – artist profile


Firouz FarmanFarmaian’s joint exhibition in New York City seeks to untangle his identity through dialogue with archival footage.

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Palestine’s Young Artist of the Year Award 2016: Pattern Recognition


Young Palestinian artists push beyond their comfort zones with commissioned works for Young Artist of the Year Award (YAYA) 2016.

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Ode to modernity: China’s Mao Tongqiang – artist profile


Mao Tongqiang critiques China’s socio-political landscape with large-scale installations of archival documents, ancient scripts and found objects.

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A different dimension: Iranian-American photographer Hadi Salehi – interview


Art Radar catches up with Iranian-American photographer Hadi Salehi to find out more about the artist’s early influences and his entry into American counterculture.

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Modern women: 13 Lebanese female artists in “LEBANON MODERN!” at the Beirut Art Fair 2016


“LEBANON MODERN!” exhibition at the Beirut Art Fair 2016 highlights women artists from the country’s culturally rich modernist period.

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