Design Society and V&A Gallery to open in Shenzhen in 2017


Design Society, a new cultural hub featuring a new V&A Gallery will open to the public in Shekou, Shenzhen, in October 2017.

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Recording, resisting, reframing: Contemporary Middle Eastern photography at V&A Museum – curator interview


Art Radar talks to curator Dr. Marta Weiss about “Light from the Middle East: New Photography”, held at the V&A between 13 November 2012 and 7 April 2013.

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Middle Eastern art scene develops: 4 top posts


Another addition to Art Radar‘s ‘Lists’ series, this time we bring you four top posts dealing with the developing Middle Eastern art market and its enigmatic artists.

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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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New project on Chinoiserie and contemporary art to launch at London's Victoria and Albert Museum


CHINESE CONTEMPORARY ART CHINOISERIE CONFERENCE Originating in the 17th century to describe the Western fascination with Chinese art and design, the phenomenon of Chinoiserie will be the focus of a new three year project SINOPTICON: Contemporary Chinoiserie in Contemporary Art … Continue reading

Singaporean artist Mona Choo awarded first V and A print-making residency


SINGAPORE ARTIST LONDON MUSEUM Hong Kong-based and Singapore born artist and print maker Mona Choo has been awarded the first printmaking residency at the Victoria and Albert Museum in partnership with The London Print Studio and London Printworks Trust. The six … Continue reading