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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Art Radar 18 most-searched contemporary Asian artists to June 2011


Goodbye Takashi Murakami. Hello Tsang Kin-Wah. Art Radar‘s list of the top twenty most-searched Asian contemporary artists to June 2011 holds some surprises.

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Tune in to Art International Radio for 30+ talks on Asian contemporary art


Online US-based radio ART on AIR, focussed on all things art, has produced a number of podcasts on Asian contemporary art that are worth making time for.

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Islamic tradition reworked by 10 Jameel Prize finalists – artwork and artists


The 10 finalists for the 2011 Jameel Prize have been announced. To qualify for this V&A-administered prize, all artists must seek influence from Islamic art.

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Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian collected by The Met


Dubai gallery The Third Line announced in a recent newsletter that work by Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian has been collected by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Farmanfarmaian is a mosaic artist, often working mirrors, who has spent much of her prestigious artistic career in New York. She returned to Tehran in 2000 and continues her work from there.

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