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b. 1935, Pakistan

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'The Creative Act: Performance, Process, Presence' from the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi museum collection: a transcultural perspective on art since the 1960s Related Press 'The Creative Act: Performance, Process, Presence' from the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi museum collection: a transcultural perspective on art since the 1960s 15 May 2017, Art Radar Journal

The Creative Act: Performance, Process, Presence brings together over 18 artists from the 1960s until now. Held at the Manarat Al Saadiyat Cultural District in Abu Dhabi, the second exhibition from the collection brings together more than 25 artworks ranging from installations to works on paper and paintings.

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57th Venice Biennale: the Arsenale Related Press 57th Venice Biennale: the Arsenale 11 May 2017, Frieze

Over coffee yesterday, a friend suggested writing a poem composed entirely of Venice Biennale exhibition titles. With a little creative punctuation, a stanza made from show names this century would read: ‘Plateau of Humankind, Dreams and Conflicts – The Viewer’s Dictatorship. The Experience of Art, Think with the Senses, Feel with the Mind: Art in...

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8 artists at documenta 14 'Learning from Athens' Related Press 8 artists at documenta 14 'Learning from Athens' 8 May 2017, Art Radar Journal

Since its inception in 1955, documenta has sought to make a statement about the status of art – its relevance to global politics and its current direction. Two editions have achieved this: the 5th edition, curated by the Swiss Harald Szeemann in 1972, which marked the conceptual art turn; and the 11th edition, curated by Okwui Enwezor in 2002...

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Playgrounds 2016: MASP, São Paulo Related Press Playgrounds 2016: MASP, São Paulo 12 July 2016, Flash Art

Playgrounds 2016, co-curated with Julieta Gonzales and Luiza Proença, presents works — by Ernesto Neto, Yto Barrada, Céline Condorelli, Rasheed Araeen, Grupo Contrafilé, and O Grupo Inteiro — that address subjects such as public space, leisure, recreation and participation.

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Tate Modern's Switch House Related Press Tate Modern's Switch House 23 June 2016, Art Agenda

“When racism and sexism are no longer fashionable,” the Guerilla Girls asked in 1989, “what will your art collection be worth?” Predicting that “the art market won’t bestow mega-buck prices on the work of a few white males forever,” their printed notice listed 67 female artists (several of whom are now on...

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M+ acquires Rasheed Araeen’s seminal sculpture and other early works Related Press M+ acquires Rasheed Araeen’s seminal sculpture and other early works 21 June 2016, Rossi & Rossi

Rossi & Rossi is honoured to announce the acquisition of Rasheed Araeen’s Sculpture No. 2, 1965 (2015), and Boats: Towards Abstraction, a series of paintings on paper executed between 1958 and 1962, by M+, the new museum for visual culture in Hong Kong. ‘The recent major acquisition of Rasheed Araeen’s work by...

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First look: inside the Switch House - Tate Modern's power pyramid Related Press First look: inside the Switch House - Tate Modern's power pyramid 25 May 2016, The Guardian

Among the shafts of luxury flats sprouting up along the south bank of the Thames, from Battersea to Bermondsey, there is one new tower unlike the others. It is made of brick, not glass, and stands as a squat, truncated pyramid, twisting as it rises. Punctured only by thin slit windows, Tate Modern’s new extension rears up like a defensive...

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Jameel Prize 4 announces shortlisted artists Related Press Jameel Prize 4 announces shortlisted artists 29 January 2016, Art Radar Journal

The biennial Jameel Prize is an international award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic traditions, open to artists of any ethnic, religious or cultural background. It was founded in 2009 by the Victoria & Albert Museum in partnership with Art Jameel, the founding partner of Edge of Arabia, The Crossway Foundation, Jeddah Art...

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Art space owners hope Hongkongers get the gallery-going habit Related Press Art space owners hope Hongkongers get the gallery-going habit 22 December 2015, South China Morning Post

Fabio Rossi and Jean Marc Decrop knew back in 2012 that opening an independent contemporary art gallery in Hong Kong would be a challenge. But they didn’t thinkgetting people to visit would be this difficult. The two veterans of the art market decided to buy a 6,500 square-foot unit in a Wong Chuk Hang factory building three years ago because...

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Best of 2015: Our Top 15 Exhibitions Around the World Related Press Best of 2015: Our Top 15 Exhibitions Around the World 17 December 2015, Hyperallergic

#6 – The Hong Kong Art Scene. Yallay Gallery and Rossi and Rossi mounted provocative exhibits, bringing Tibetan, Syrian, Pakistan, and Afro-Asian artists to the forefront. These include paintings by Tenzing Rigdol that metaphorically depict the horrific self-immolations (now over 140) occurring in Tibet; Fadi Yazigi, who continues to...

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