Lubaina Himid wins Turner Prize 2017

The 2017 edition of the Turner Prize marks the first time that an older, woman artist of African origins has won in the award’s history.

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10th Hiroshima Art Prize winner Mona Hatoum

The Hiroshima Museum of Contemporary Art is now presenting previous and new work of the Prize’s latest winner, Mona Hatoum, until 15 October 2017.

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Fumio Nanjo, Officier de L’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, curates “The Universe and Art” at Mori Art Museum

Mori Art Museum’s Director receives prestigious French title shortly before the opening of his latest grand curatorial endeavour in Tokyo.

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6 compelling online art courses

Art Radar looks into some of the 6 most successful and popular English-language arts courses available online.

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Curiosity bags Indian artist Navin Thomas 2011 ŠKODA Prize

The ŠKODA Prize is fast becoming the most prestigious contemporary art award in the Indian visual art scene, featuring the work of younger artists across the country.

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Early critic response favours Anish Kapoor India show

Of Anish Kapoor’s Delhi-Mumbai show, which opened in November this year, we could have expected nothing short of praiseworthy. The artist, however, seemed humbled: “A return is always going to be difficult – quite frightening, actually.” Although his installations and sculptures can be found literally around the globe, it is his first time to showcase his pieces in his native India. Below, we offer an explanation of the roots of this retrospective and round up some of the early responses from critics.

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Art prizes adding auctions and a charitable twist

  ART PRIZE In 2003, Howard Bilton, chairman of the Hong Kong-based Sovereign Group, set up the Sovereign Asian Arts Prize, an annual award of $25,000 established “to give recognition to some of the most important artists of our time”. … Continue reading