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The Must-See Exhibitions in Paris During FIAC Related Press The Must-See Exhibitions in Paris During FIAC 16 October 2019, Frieze Magazine

Known for her politically charged works that explore themes like exile, mass-migration and displacement, British-Palestinian artist Mona Hatoum is experiencing renewed and timely interest today, parti

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Mona Hatoum’s Psychological Surgery Related Press Mona Hatoum’s Psychological Surgery 9 August 2018, Hyperallergic

ST. LOUIS — A floating cube of barbed wire. A circle of sand combed by steel teeth. A food mill with a shredder scaled to the size of a human body. In Mona Hatoum’s Terra Infirma, on view at the Pul

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The Exquisite Torture of Mona Hatoum’s Heavy Metal Sculptures Related Press The Exquisite Torture of Mona Hatoum’s Heavy Metal Sculptures 16 May 2018, Frieze

Had her family not fled Lebanon during the country's civil war in the 1970s for the relative safety of London, Mona Hatoum might have become a designer of exquisite torture devices for the Mukhabarat,

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London exhibitions: black rights on both sides of the Atlantic and Middle Eastern spaceship diners Related Press London exhibitions: black rights on both sides of the Atlantic and Middle Eastern spaceship diners 1 September 2017, The Art Newspaper

What a show! Each section and, indeed, pretty much each individual in this rich but rigorous celebration of black artists working in the US in the 1960s and 1970s, could spin off into a separate exhib

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Turning women’s work into art Related Press Turning women’s work into art 21 February 2017, Apollo Magazine

For almost four years the critic Karen Wright wrote a weekly column for Radar, the Independent newspaper's magazine, entitled In The Studio, which was based on nearly 200 visits to artists' stud

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Mona Hatoum at Tate Modern Related Press Mona Hatoum at Tate Modern 4 November 2016, ArtAsiaPacific

A large cube, lined inside with hundreds of magnets, was covered with millions of black iron filings forming intestinal undulations that appeared as though fat worms lurked beneath the structure’s surface. Entitled Socle de Monde (1992–93), the sculpture pulled visitors into Palestinian artist Mona Hatoum’s retrospective at Tate...

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Mona Hatoum's exhibition takes on a renewed significance during the times of forced migration Related Press Mona Hatoum's exhibition takes on a renewed significance during the times of forced migration 11 October 2016, Finland Today

It is not often that we might wish an artist’s work to have become less significant. Sadly, however, the contemporary horrors of the world stage continue to resonate deeply in the work of Mona Hatoum. Following its display in the Centre Pompidou, Paris, and Tate, London, the exhibition of Hatoum’s work – the first solo show to be...

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'SHE': International women artists at Shanghai Long Museum West Bund Related Press 'SHE': International women artists at Shanghai Long Museum West Bund 26 September 2016, Art Radar Journal

Launched at the end of July 2016, SHE: International Women Artists Exhibition  at Shanghai Long Museum West Bund presents a collection of works by female artists that are, according to curator Wang Wei, 'gathered together not only by their gender, but also by the true creativity'. Exhibitions of women’s art have been...

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The chilling, anxious world of Mona Hatoum Related Press The chilling, anxious world of Mona Hatoum 21 August 2016, Hyperallergic

LONDON — Tate Modern’s retrospective of Mona Hatoum spans the artist’s 35-year career, and she has made a lot of art. Hatoum’s works mine geopolitics, gender, art history, and her own past to reveal a world that is frightening and complex. But sadly, despite her formidable body of work, the exhibition’s curators have...

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Mona Hatoum: Poetic and political, Tate Modern, London Related Press Mona Hatoum: Poetic and political, Tate Modern, London 12 July 2016, Aesthetica Magazine

As one of the most important artists of her generation, Lebanese-born Mona Hatoum stands as a major figure for contemporary practice, withholding important political sentiments and a poetically charged oeuvre. Tate Modern, London, have opened the first UK survey of her work, which reflects 35 years of radical thinking, perseverance and unapologetic...

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'You Are Still Here': The present tense and present threat of Mona Hatoum Related Press 'You Are Still Here': The present tense and present threat of Mona Hatoum 5 July 2016, Momus

Mona Hatoum’s Grater Divide (2002) is a cheese-grater nearly seven feet high. On the one hand, it’s laugh-out-loud funny. On the other, it’s lethal. It takes the form of a paravent or room-divider, one full of huge holes, and it demonstrates that an everyday kitchen object might be a kind of screen. What aren’t we seeing...

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Switched on: Tate Modern unveils its towering extension, aiming to expand its mission and rewrite art history Related Press Switched on: Tate Modern unveils its towering extension, aiming to expand its mission and rewrite art history 16 June 2016, ARTNews

Tate Modern on Tuesday unveiled to the press its hotly anticipated £260 million ($375 million) expansion, the most significant new cultural building in Britain since the landmark opening in 2000 of its home in a power station–turned–art powerhouse on the banks of the river Thames. Resembling a twisted pyramid cloaked in...

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The work of Mona Hatoum bristles with a bodily charge Related Press The work of Mona Hatoum bristles with a bodily charge 14 June 2016, Apollo Magazine

The world was turned upside down by Piero Manzoni in 1961, who placed a black cube on the ground and declared it a plinth, inscribed as such with socle du monde (base of the world) so that the whole earth became his sculpture. The Palestinian artist Mona Hatoum (b. 1952), who was born in Lebanon and now lives between London and Berlin, takes this...

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Mona Hatoum's internal organs to feature in Tate Modern show Related Press Mona Hatoum's internal organs to feature in Tate Modern show 5 May 2016, The Guardian

One of the first thing visitors will see at Tate Modern’s survey of work by Mona Hatoum are the artist’s internal organs and fluids on vivid display courtesy of endoscopic probes. The graphic video work won’t be for everyone. “Sometimes people can’t take it,” admitted Hatoum. “It’s usually men...

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Mona Hatoum Expansive Career Exhibited At Tate Modern Related Press Mona Hatoum Expansive Career Exhibited At Tate Modern 5 May 2016, Artlyst

The first UK survey of the work of Mona Hatoum opens today at Tate Modern in London. Hatoum (born in 1952) is one of the most important artists of her generation. Drawing on her expansive career, this exhibition reflects 35 years of consistently poetic and radical thinking expressed through a diverse range of media. It presents around 100 works...

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Mona Hatoum: Tate Modern Related Press Mona Hatoum: Tate Modern 14 March 2016, Aesthetica

Known for her large-scale installations and sculptures which challenge the formal languages of Minimalism and Surrealism in order to expose a world characterised by conflicts and contradictions, the work of Mona Hatoum will be presented by Tate Modern this year. Drawing on her expansive career, this exhibition will reflect 35 years of...

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Mona Hatoum at the Centre Pompidou Related Press Mona Hatoum at the Centre Pompidou 29 June 2015, Art Radar Journal

In 1994, the Centre Pompidou in Paris organised Mona Hatoum’s first solo exhibition in a museum. The Centre’s commitment to the artist’s work is now being renewed 21 years later with “Mona Hatoum” (24 June – 28 September 2015), a major exhibition of the Lebanese-Palestinian artist’s oeuvre spanning her...

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10 Artists to Watch Out for at the 2015 Art Dubai Related Press 10 Artists to Watch Out for at the 2015 Art Dubai 4 March 2015, Condé Nast Traveller

When the ninth edition of Art Dubai kicks off on 18 March 2015, it will bring together the opulent, the cryptic and the contemplative in one place. One of the most important cultural events in the Gulf, Art Dubai features exhibitions, workshops, interactions and more. Over 90 galleries from the UAE and elsewhere will feature some of the finest...

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Preview: MENAM at Armory 2015 Related Press Preview: MENAM at Armory 2015 2 March 2015, ARTslant

Middle East-centric shows are having a moment in American museums, but the Middle East, North Africa, and Mediterranean (MENAM) focus at this year’s Armory Show (March 4-8) will mark the first time a fair in the US has brought a large showing of art from the region to a commercial environment. Curator Omar Kholeif and focus partners Edge of...

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Contemporary Asian Art At Art Basel Miami Beach Related Press Contemporary Asian Art At Art Basel Miami Beach

The 13th edition of Art Basel in Miami Beach (ABMB) offered an especially strong showing of Asian galleries. As interest in contemporary Asian art continues to grow, so does the number of Asian exhibitors at international art fairs. Of the 267 exhibitors that showed at this year’s ABMB, 21 are located in or have branches in Asia. New...

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Casa Cubo - An Art Collectors House In Sao Paulo Related Press Casa Cubo - An Art Collectors House In Sao Paulo 29 August 2014, by Arthur Lubow / W Magazine

The privileged artists, curators, and gallerists who visit Brazil and are invited to stay at Casa Cubo, tucked away on a gated cul-de-sac in the fashionable Jardins district of São Paulo, might easily imagine they have landed at the legendary destination described by the poet Charles Baudelaire—a place where “all is order and beauty...

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