Preview: Art Basel Miami Beach 2016 gallery highlights from Asia and Africa


The 2016 edition of Art Basel Miami Beach brings together over 200 galleries, including 21 first-time exhibitors.

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A fictional collaboration: Lebanese artist Walid Raad at Asia Art Archive


On show from 21 June to 3 September 2016, Walid Raad’s contribution to Asia Art Archive’s 15 Invitations for 15 Years reveals the artist’s research into one of the institution’s special collections.

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In between truth and fiction: the art of Lebanon’s Walid Raad at MoMA New York


New York’s MoMA holds the first major American survey show of the influential Lebanese artist Walid Raad, focusing on two of his major projects to date, The Atlas Group and Scratching on things I could disavow.

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Thinking Performance at Asia Contemporary Art Week 2015, New York – Leeza Ahmady interview


Asia Contemporary Art Week’s Director and Curator Leeza Ahmady speaks to Art Radar about the third installment of FIELD MEETING focused on performance art.

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4 remarkable installations at the Istanbul Biennial 2015


Art Radar spotlights 4 gems at this year’s Istanbul Biennial.

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Beirut at a turning point: 5 new museums and art centres on the horizon


The art world anticipates a new face of Beirut, as 5 exciting new institutions are slated to open in the Lebanese capital within the next 5 years.

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6 artists contemplate freedom in “Waiting for the Wind” – in pictures


An exhibition in Kolkata, India, delves into issues of militarisation, violence, captivity and freedom through the work of six artists.

“Waiting for the Wind”, at Kolkata’s Experimenter gallery from 7 March to 26 April 2014, features Indian, Egyptian, Bangladeshi and Lebanese artists whose videos, installations and images explore issues of militarisation, violence, captivity and freedom.

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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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