Monday, May 10, 2021
Rashid Rana. Photo: gqindia.com

The Manipulation of Media in the Art of Rashid Rana

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Rashid Rana is a contemporary Pakistani artist who works incorporating painting, installation, photography, and collage. He is widely considered to be the leading Pakistani artist of his generation. Before gaining wider, international exposure after...
Secundino Hernández. Photo: elpais.com

Secundino Hernández and Art News of the Week 16 – 22 November 2020

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The Meadows Museum, SMU acquired two recent paintings by contemporary Spanish artist Secundino Hernández and art news 16 - 22 November 2020.
Maria Berrio - The Paradise of Others, 2019. Photo: Kohn Gallery

New Colombian Contemporary Art, and Art News of the Week 26 October – 1...

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There is a new group of contemporary artists that have been growing over the past years in Colombia, and they are turning pain and difficulties into creation and pleasure for the senses. Art news of the week 26 October - 1 November 2020.
Julian Stallabrass. Photo: Aesthetica Magazine

Julian Stallabrass, The Art of Criticism

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Julian Stallabrass a British art historian, art critic, writer, photographer, curator, and teacher. He received his education at the Leighton Park School and the New College of Oxford University, where he studied PPE.
Sacred Faces. Photo: Brian Siambi

New Faces in Contemporary African Portraiture, and Art News of the Week 19 –...

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Kusum Lata Sharma is an art practitioner and researcher in Bhopal that started a series of contemporary art called ‘Water Hyacinth’ a few years ago and art news of the week 19-25 October 2020.
Tehching Hsieh – 'All Art Comes From Life'. Photo: TateShots

The Art of Waiting of Tehching Hsieh and Art News of the Week 14...

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Photographer Mohamed Bourouissa wins the German Börse 2020 award of $39,000 for his Free Trade 2019 installation. A politically-charged work that was first exhibited in a Monoprix supermarket in Arles, France.
Omar Victor Diop - LIBERTY - SELMA, 2016. Photo: omarviktor.com

Omar Victor Diop, The Power of Contemporary Photography

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Omar Victor Diop was born in Dakar, Senegal in 1980. Since he was a child, he had a great interest in photography and design, using this interest as a means to achieve to capture the diversity within modern societies and lifestyles in his native Africa.
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Chinese Contemporary Art

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The history of contemporary Chinese art begins with a socio-political movement that took place in China from 1966 to 1976 called the Chinese Cultural Revolution. At the end of this, Chinese artists were suddenly confronted with the history of Western art.
Janine Antoni - Slumber, 1993. Image courtesy of janineantoni.net

Janine Antoni, on the Edge of Artistic Expression and Provocation

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Janine Antoni develops her artistic activity through installations and performances. She has a personal, unique and radical style, which differs significantly from the other usual proposals of the artistic scene. Born in the Bahamas on January 19, 1964, she earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1989.
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Pacita Abad and Art News of the Week 27 July – 2nd August

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The name of Alberto di Lenardo has been mentioned this week in many art and news sites because it is related to a strange and fantastic discovery. Norwegian authorities have removed a Picasso's mural that adorned a building in the center of Oslo for more than fifty years. Heather Phillipson's latest installation is a 31-foot high spoonful of whipped cream. Last Friday Google honored Philippine activist and artist Pacita Abad with a new Doodle.