Palestinian artists use documentary tactics to sustain and subvert – ArtAsiaPacific


An article published in the Issue 74 of ArtAsiaPacific explores the adoption of documentary-based techniques by contemporary Palestinian artists.

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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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Sheikh Sultan opens private collection to public putting Sharjah on the UAE art map


PRIVATE COLLECTIONS PUBLIC GALLERIES SHARJAH In Arabic, the word “barjeel”, from which the Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah, takes its name, means “wind tower”. For collector and owner Sheikh Sultan Sooud al-Qassemi, the euphemism does very little to hide his vision – … Continue reading

Catch Palestinian Art in Venice – Islamic art in the spotlight or in a corner?


ART PALESTINE VENICE BIENNALE The debut of Palestine contemporary art at the 53rd Venice Biennale (June 7th – Sept. 30th) attempts to elevate Palestine art to the international spotlight. This post explores whether Islamic art from Palestine has been marginalized and to … Continue reading

Abu Dhabi's Venice Biennale curator Catherine David says only 6 interesting artists from Emirates, whom will she show?


  ART ABU DHABI The Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH) announced late last month that the city-state will participate in next year’s 53rd Venice Biennale of Visual Art, entitled “Making Worlds,” a first for the oil-rich Gulf … Continue reading

Asian artists on show in Liverpool Biennial September to November 2008


EVENT BIENNIAL LIVERPOOL Celebrating 10 years of commissioning ambitious and challenging new work by leading international artists, the 5th edition of Liverpool Biennial’s International exhibition MADE UP runs from 20 September to 30 November 2008. Artists from Asia include: Khalil … Continue reading