Did the chorus of curators hit the right note? Gwangju Biennale 2012 review round-up


The ninth edition of the Gwangju Biennale, which ran from 7 September to 11 November, 2012, raised eyebrows for its diverse thematic programme. Many commentators found the format chaotic.

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Gwangju Biennale 2012: Curatorial genius or chaos?


With so many directors (six) and directions (six overlapping sub-themes), will it be possible for those behind the 9th Gwangju Biennale to produce a cogent and compelling event?

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Mathaf’s first eastward looking show – “Cai Guo-Qiang: Saraab” in recap


“Cai Guo-Qiang: Saraab” represents the first time since its inauguration in 2010 that the Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art “has turned eastward to consider dynamics across Asia”.

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Need an introduction to modern Arab art? Mathaf opens December


Qatar Museums Authority announces the 30 December, 2010 opening of Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha, Qatar with the inaugural exhibition “Sajjil: A Century of Modern Art”.

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