The Singapore Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale: artist Song-Ming Ang and and curator Michelle Ho – interview

The Singapore Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale: artist Song-Ming Ang and and curator Michelle Ho – interview

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The Singapore Pavilion at the 58th Venice Biennale: artist Song-Ming Ang and and curator Michelle Ho – interview
Art Radar caught up with the curator and artist representing Singapore at the 2019 Venice Biennale. Curator Michelle Ho and artist Song-Ming Ang discuss their project for the next Venice Biennale. Artist Song-Ming Ang and curator Michelle Ho. Image courtesy the National Arts Council, Singapore. 2019 will mark Singapore’s ninth participation in the Venice Biennale […]
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Australian artist Brook Andrew appointed Artistic Director of 22nd Biennale of Sydney – profile

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Australian artist Brook Andrew appointed Artistic Director of 22nd Biennale of Sydney – profile
The 22nd edition of the Biennale of Sydney will take place in 2020. Brooke Andrew is one of Australia’s pre-eminent contemporary artists and his appointment in June 2018 puts the artist at the centre of the Biennale of Sydney’s next edition in 2020. Brook Andrew. Photograph: Zan Wimberley. An Interdisciplinary Artist at the Helm of […]
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“ARABÉCÉDAIRE”: building a syncretic artistic vocabulary with Egyptian modernist Hamed Abdalla – artist profile

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“ARABÉCÉDAIRE”: building a syncretic artistic vocabulary with Egyptian modernist Hamed Abdalla – artist profile
Earlier this year, Mosaic Rooms in London presented ‘ARABÉCÉDAIRE,’ the first exhibition in the UK by the significant Egyptian modernist Hamed Abdalla. Art Radar looks at the artist’s practice and the works in the show, constructed from Abdalla’s own extensive archive. Hamed Abdalla, ‘Arabécédaire’, installation view at The Mosaic Rooms, 2018. Photo: Andy Stagg. Image […]
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“DAMASESE”: Korean artist Seulgi Lee at Gallery Hyundai, Seoul

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“DAMASESE”: Korean artist Seulgi Lee at Gallery Hyundai, Seoul
Korean artist Seulgi Lee expresses a desire to recognise what we have forgotten in a modern society. Gallery Hyundai in Seoul showcases “DAMASESE”, a new solo exhibition of Paris-based Korean artist Seulgi Lee. Art Radar takes a close look at Seulgi Lee’s oeuvre and the meaning of the DAMASESE. Seulgi Lee, “DAMASESE”, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, […]
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Ad (In)Finitum: Japanese artist Susumu Shingu’s “Spaceship” at MUDAM Luxembourg

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Ad (In)Finitum: Japanese artist Susumu Shingu’s “Spaceship” at MUDAM Luxembourg
Art Radar looks at Susumu Shingu’s first large scale survey in Europe. Susumu Shingu’s elegant sculptures are animated by the omnipresent nature of air. This “atmospheric” material sculpted by the artist emphasizes his relationship with the world and his ecological conscience. Susumu Shingu, ‘Wind Caravan’, 2000 (detail), group of 21 sculptures, steel, carbon fibre, polyester […]
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ArtTactic launches NextGen Artists Global Report 2018

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ArtTactic launches NextGen Artists Global Report 2018
The London-based analytics firm ArtTactic has released the inaugural NextGen Artists Global Report for 2018, produced in collaboration with JLT Speciality. Art Radar reviews the report’s findings. ArtTactic NextGen Global Report 2018. Screenshot by Art Radar. Widening the scope of its auction data-driven reports on the global art market, ArtTactic’s newest report adopts a different […]
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Indian artist Rekha Rodwittiya celebrates her 60th birthday with “Rekha@60” – in conversation

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Indian artist Rekha Rodwittiya celebrates her 60th birthday with “Rekha@60” – in conversation
Indian artist Rekha Rodwittiya presents a new body of work at Sakshi Gallery in Mumbai, looking back on a physical and spiritual journey across the six decades of her life. Art Radar also talks to the artist about her life and her practice. Rekha Rodwittiya. Image courtesy the artist and Sakshi Gallery. Articulating feminine politics […]
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Meet the 5 shortlisted artists for Artes Mundi 8

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Meet the 5 shortlisted artists for Artes Mundi 8
The UK’s leading art prize, Artes Mundi, has announced the five shortlisted artists for its eighth edition. Works by the shortlisted contemporary artists – some of the world’s most relevant and important – are on view at the National Museum of Wales in Cardiff until 24 February 2019. Bouchra Khalili, ‘Twenty-Two Hours’, 2018. Photo: Polly […]
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Another day, another hat: Pakistani artist Muhammad Zeeshan as Karachi Biennale 19 curator – interview

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Another day, another hat: Pakistani artist Muhammad Zeeshan as Karachi Biennale 19 curator – interview
Muhammad Zeeshan has been appointed curator for the Karachi Biennale’s second edition scheduled to take place in 2019. Art Radar sits down with the Pakistani artist to gain insights on his curatorial project and his take on the contemporary Pakistani art scene. The Karachi Biennale 2019 curator Muhammad Zeeshan. Image courtesy Karachi Biennale Trust/Waleed Jabbar. […]
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Art Jobs and Opportunities | Pearl Lam Galleries, Mamut Art Project, Asian Civilisations Museum, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Kunsthalle Wien, Transmediale… and more

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Art Jobs and Opportunities | Pearl Lam Galleries, Mamut Art Project, Asian Civilisations Museum, The Studio Museum in Harlem, Kunsthalle Wien, Transmediale… and more
Looking for new career options in the arts? Art Radar Opportunities is an archive of openings in the visual art world. Whether you are an artist or an aspiring curator, a market analyst or a scholar, Art Radar Opportunities has listings that will pique your interest. Every week we add new positions suitable for a […]
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“Moving Pledges”: art and action in Southeast Asia at Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore

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“Moving Pledges”: art and action in Southeast Asia at Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore
13 Asian artists investigate authority and power mechanisms at Singapore’s Institute of Contemporary art at LASALLE College of the Arts. “Moving pledges: art and action in Southeast Asia” runs until 23 January 2019. Curated by Iola Lenzi, the group show is deeply rooted in the Southeast Asian political and socio-cultural framework. “Moving pledges: art and […]
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Phantom city: Chinese artist Yang Yongliang at Utah Museum of Fine Arts

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Phantom city: Chinese artist Yang Yongliang at Utah Museum of Fine Arts
Yang Yongliang’s layering of digital photography with traditional painting techniques shines a light on rampant development.  Images captured from Asia’s densely populated environs subtly tease out the reality of environmental destruction for the sake of urbanisation at the Chinese artist’s latest solo exhibition in the United States. Yang Yongliang, ‘The Path’, 2016, film on lightbox, […]
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Meet the shortlisted artists for the Turner Prize 2018

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Meet the shortlisted artists for the Turner Prize 2018
The Turner Prize returns to Tate Britain in London for its 34th edition. The prize is awarded to a British artist for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their work in the preceding year as determined by a jury. Art Radar looks at the four nominated artists. Turner Prize 2018 exhibition installation view, Tate […]
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The shining “Congo Stars” of Kunsthaus Graz, Universalmuseum Joanneum 

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The shining “Congo Stars” of Kunsthaus Graz, Universalmuseum Joanneum 
Austria’s Kunsthaus Graz presents “Congo Stars”, a comprehensive group show featuring 70 Congolese artists. Curated by Sammy Baloji, Bambi Ceuppens, Fiston Mwanza Mujila, Günther Holler-Schuster and Barbara Steiner, “Congo Stars” draws inspiration from literature, spirituality and the DRC’s bustling city life. SAPINart, ‘L’image d’un Congo Prospere et d’Espoir’, 2006, acrylic colors on canvas, 120 x […]
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“Blooming Matrix”: MMCA Hyundai Motor Series 2018 presents Choi Jeong Hwa

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“Blooming Matrix”: MMCA Hyundai Motor Series 2018 presents Choi Jeong Hwa
“MMCA Hyundai Motor Series 2018: CHOIJEONGHWA – Blooming Matrix” at The National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art features the ‘flowery’ works by the Korean artist. Art Radar takes look at Choi Jeong Hwa’s installation works infused with common and inexpensive consumables used in daily life. Choi Jeong Hwa, ‘Present of Century’, 2016, FRP, steel structure, […]
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“Hungry for Home”: the voices of two Palestinian women artists – in conversation

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“Hungry for Home”: the voices of two Palestinian women artists – in conversation
Dubai-based Tabari Artspace features a collaborative exhibition of hyperrealist artist Samah Shihadi and New York best-seller author Ranya Tabari Idilbly. Art Radar obtains an exclusive interview with the Palestinian artist and writer, on the occasion of their exhibition “Hungry for Home”. Samah Shihadi, ‘Untitled’, 2016. Pencil on paper, 50 x 65 cm. Image courtesy the […]
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“The Eurasian Utopia: Post Scriptum” concludes with “Focus Kazakhstan” in Suwon – curator interview

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“The Eurasian Utopia: Post Scriptum” concludes with “Focus Kazakhstan” in Suwon – curator interview
The “Focus Kazakhstan” exhibition project concludes in Suwon, South Korea, with a multilayered look at diasporic communities. In this final instalment of the “Focus Kazakhstan” article series, Art Radar speaks with Yuliya Sorokina and Eun Young Shin about their curatorial collaboration. Said Atabekov, ‘Steppe wolves’, 2017, C-print, 25 x 400 cm. Image courtesy the artist […]
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From Kashmir to Lisbon via Caldas: Indian artist Praneet Soi’s “Third Factory”

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From Kashmir to Lisbon via Caldas: Indian artist Praneet Soi’s “Third Factory”
Earlier this year, the Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian in Lisbon presented an exhibition of new work by India-born artist Praneet Soi. Art Radar looks at the exhibition and the works on view in Lisbon within the context of the artist’s internationally renowned practice. Praneet Soi, ‘Third Factory: From Kashmir to Lisbon via Caldas,’ installation view, Calouste […]
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“Catastrophe and the Power of Art”: art, disaster and social change at Mori Art Museum, Tokyo

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“Catastrophe and the Power of Art”: art, disaster and social change at Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
Tokyo’s Mori Art Museum hosts the monumental group show “Catastrophe and the Power of Art”, curated by Kondo Kenichi. Featuring 40 artists and collectives, the exhibition examines ways of articulating disastrous events and harnessing the ‘power’ of the visual arts for social change. Yoko Ono, ‘Add Color Painting (Refugee Boat)’, 1960 / 2016, mixed media […]
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Can you help? Art Radar closes after 10 years

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Can you help? Art Radar closes after 10 years
Dear Art Radar Readers,   The Art Radar team regrets to announce the closure of the journal by the end of December 2018 due to the ill health of its founder and patron. While publication of new content has ceased on 28 November 2018, with the last newsletter going out on 29 November, the archive […]
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René Heyvaert at Clearing

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René Heyvaert at Clearing
Artist: René Heyvaert Venue: Clearing, Brussels Date: November 17, 2018 – February 2, 2019 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release, and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of Clearing, Brussels and New York Press Release: In 1980, René Heyvaert sent his friends Juliette Rousseff and Guy Vandeloise a two-sided rectangular card. […]
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Sung Tieu at Piper Keys

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Sung Tieu at Piper Keys
Artist: Sung Tieu Venue: Piper Keys, London Exhibition Title: Loveless Date: January 26 – February 24, 2019 Note: Audio from a sound work from the exhibition can be downloaded here. Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of Piper Keys, London Link: Sung Tieu at Piper Keys Contemporary […]
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Jasmin Werner at Kunstverein Braunschweig

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Jasmin Werner at Kunstverein Braunschweig
Artist: Jasmin Werner Venue: Kunstverein Braunschweig Exhibition Title: The Wheel of Life Curated By: Miriam Bettin Date: December 8, 2018 – February 17, 2019 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release, and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of Kunstverein Braunschweig Press Release:   Under the title The Wheel of Life Jasmin Werner […]
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Lena Henke at Bortolami

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Lena Henke at Bortolami
Artist: Lena Henke Venue: Bortolami, New York Exhibition Title: Germanic Artifacts Date: January 11 – February 16, 2019 Click here to view slideshow Full gallery of images, press release, and link available after the jump. Images: Images courtesy of the artist and Bortolami, New York. Photos by John Berens. Press Release: Bortolami is pleased to present Germanic Artifacts, Lena […]
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