16 Algerian contemporary artists to know now


Contemporary artists residing in Algeria and abroad look beyond its colonial past to uncover new ground. Algeria’s long history of colonialism and conquest provides complex narratives and fertile ground for contemporary artists who push the boundaries between tradition and modernity, … Continue reading

Preview: Beirut Art Fair 2015


Art Radar previews some of the highlights at the sixth edition of the intimate Beirut Art Fair, taking place from 17 to 20 September 2015, with more than 50 participating galleries.

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13 Lebanese artists at Singapore Art Fair


Art Radar profiles 13 Lebanese artists taking centre stage at the Singapore Art Fair, themed “Contemporary Lebanon: Art Beyond Violence”.

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Destination Singapore: Art fairs head to the Southeast


More international art platforms turn to Singapore to establish a foothold in South East Asia. Art Radar talks to the directors of MIA&D and Singapore Art Fair, as well as the curator of the Lebanon Pavillion of the Singapore Art Fair about what the city-state has to offer.

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Indian art in the spotlight at Beirut Art Fair 2014


This year’s Beirut Art Fair, which focuses on art from the ME.NA.SA region, will see the inauguration of an Indian Pavilion featuring small art works by well-known and emerging artists from the country.

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Asia’s “Art Cities of the Future”: Where are the region’s emerging art hubs?


The recently released Phaidon book Art Cities of the Future: 21st Century Avant-Gardes highlights twelve art cities of the future with unique avant-garde scenes, five of which are Asian.

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Art Stage Singapore 2012 round up: Sales slow, coverage listless


From 12-15 January, the Marina Bay Sands Convention and Exhibtion Center hosted the second annual Art Stage Singapore, organised by Art Basel and Art Basel Miami founder Lorenzo Rudolf.

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Art Stage Singapore to tap into growing Southeast Asian collector base


Art Stage Singapore will soon be joining the international art fair circuit. The event is planned for January 2011, to be held at the New Marina Bay Sands Water Front Development. ART iT conducted an interview with Lorenzo Rudolf, the director of Art Stage Singapore, the former director of Art Basel, inventor of Art Basel Miami Beach and co-creator of Shanghai Contemporary. We summarise the interview with Lorenzo Rudolf in which he discusses the plans for Art Stage Singapore and the potential for the development of a regional art market.

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