“A sliver of history”: Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi and Suheyla Takesh on Barjeel Art Foundation – interview


“Publicly accessible” collection examines socio-political themes amidst turbulent times. Art Radar speaks with Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi and curator Suheyla Takesh to learn the story behind the Barjeel Art Foundation’s most “iconic” masterpiece and one of the organisation’s most recent acquisitions.  The Barjeel … Continue reading

Technicolour and the silver screen: Youssef Nabil – interview


Art Radar speaks with Egyptian artist Youssef Nabil about his trademarked hand-coloured black and white images and his second video featuring actress Salma Hayek.

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“There and Back Again”: Cai Guo-Qiang at the Yokohama Museum of Art


Cai Guo-Qiang’s gunpowder and ceramic works take centre stage in the artist’s first major exhibition in Japan after seven years.

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Curating as an art form – Art Reoriented interview


Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath co-founders of Art Reorient talk to Art Radar and explains why they are contemporary art curators.

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Qatari art beyond the headlines – gallerists’ view from the ground


Art Radar interviews three Qatari gallerists and an Indian artist based in Qatar to find out what the art scene looks like and what the future holds for contemporary art in Qatar, a country which is the biggest spender on blue-chip art worldwide.

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Google+ Hangout: Changing the way we talk about art? Resource alert


Forbes is currently running a series of interviews entitled “G+: The Artists’ Hangout” that explores how artists are using the video chat platform G+ Hangouts.

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Art Dubai’s Global Art Forum 2012 adds days and cities to schedule – event alert


Returning for a sixth year as part of the Art Dubai contemporary art fair, the Global Arts Forum 2012 will expand to six days and spread to two cities.

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3 Asian contemporary art museums make Flavorpill worldwide top ten list


Cultural news website Flavorwire has published a top ten list of the best art museums worldwide. The list includes museum from the Asian region: Seoul, Beijing and Doha.

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