Which Asian artists get into European museums? A close look at Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid


Art Radar has a close look at the case of Madrid’s Museo Reina Sofía and its collection between 2000-2015.

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LACMA’s ground-breaking “Islamic Art Now” – in pictures


LACMA’s first show of their contemporary Middle Eastern art collection charts the expanding perametres of Islamic art.

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Contemporary art in Baku: Art Radar guide


Art Radar looks at the intriguing and flourishing art scene in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku, and provides tips for where to find contemporary art when you visit.

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YARAT launches first permanent space in Baku


Leading Azeri nonprofit art organisation YARAT opened their new Contemporary Art Centre in Baku in March 2015 with a solo exhibition by prominent Iranian artist Shirin Neshat.

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Iranian art in the spotlight: Art Radar’s top 8 posts


Read Art Radar’s eight best articles on Iranian contemporary artists, whose diverse and powerful works that explore notions of identity and challenge stereotypes range from photography and painting to calligraphy and embroidery.

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Iranian artist Shirin Neshat on art, politics and changing the world – interview


Iranian-born, self-proclaimed nomadic artist Shirin Neshat talks about the cultural, gendered and political aspects of her critically acclaimed works, including her current exhibition Our House Is on Fire, part of the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation’s new One-to-One artist initiative.

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“She who tells a story”: Arab women artists in Boston


Women photographers from Iran and the Arab World who challenge stereotypes of how women are perceived and represented are the subject of MFA Boston’s “She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World”, running until January 2014.

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