Vilcek Prize 2017 for Fine Arts awards immigrant artists

The 2017 edition of the Vilcek Prize for Fine Arts goes to Jamaican-born artist Nari Ward, while the Prizes for Creative Promises award three young immigrant artists based in the United States.

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Recounting contemporaneity: India’s Raqs Media Collective – artist profile

Art Radar profiles internationally acknowledged New Delhi-based Raqs Media Collective by focusing on their latest transdisciplinary projects as curators and artists on view throughout the globe.

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Takashi Murakami’s “The 500 Arhats” at the Mori Art Museum – in pictures

The Mori Art Museum holds a major solo exhibition by Takashi Murakami, the founder of Superflat.

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Beirut at a turning point: 5 new museums and art centres on the horizon

The art world anticipates a new face of Beirut, as 5 exciting new institutions are slated to open in the Lebanese capital within the next 5 years.

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Venice Biennale 2013: 5 pavilions that reveal Asia’s diversity

For the first time, Indonesia joins Iraq, China, Japan and Turkey to represent Asian contemporary art at the Venice Biennale 2013, with an exhibit themed “Sakti“, meaning “cosmic energy” in Sanskrit.

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Biennials showcase Asian art globally: 4 top posts

In this addition to Art Radar’s “Lists” series we look at five of our best posts on Asian Biennials.

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Missed the 8th Gwangju Biennale? Watch it all online

BIENNALES CONTEMPORARY ART EVENTS KOREA Mousse Magazine was chosen by the Gwangju Biennale to put together a series of video portraits of the entire 2010 event. The resulting set of films tour the various exhibition spaces and provide a surprisingly … Continue reading

Today's societal image obsession explored in "10000 Lives", Gwangju Biennale

KOREA ART BIENNALES IMAGE ART PHOTOGRAPHY DOCUMENTARY Starting from the third of September this year and spanning sixty-six days, “Maninbo – 10000 Lives“, part of the eighth edition of the Gwangju Biennale, will focus on the 21st century’s obsession with … Continue reading