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October 31, 2019

“The Colombian artist Doris Salcedo has won the inaugural $1m Nomura Art Award, the largest cash prize for contemporary art in the world.

The Nomura award, announced today in Shanghai, will enable Salcedo to make further works in her Acts of Mourning series, made up of sculptural install...

October 31, 2019

..the [Karachi] Biennale ‘has completely ditched me as an artist and abandoned my work.’ 

Adeela Suleman

“On October 27, plainclothes police stormed the 2019 Karachi Biennale and demanded that the event’s organizers remove an installation by Pakistani artist and academic Adeela Suleman, t...

October 27, 2019

Totally star-struck 🤩 🤩 🤩 🤩 meeting #hsiehtehching in person. ⁣

Well done Seelan Pillay from Coda Culture for this major coup. Respect!!! The response was of course overwhelming, in fact, it was too good. The room was so crowded that everyone was bunc...

“Two galleries have withdrawn from the Art Basel Hong Kong fair amid ongoing protests in the Asian city,...

In London last week, Marc Spiegler, Art Basel’s global director, was spotted making the rounds at Frieze on Thursday, encouraging exhibitors to hold off making a decision about whe...

October 4, 2019

Well said!!! This needed to be said. 

“I think art has been very glamourous, setting high prices, decorating cultural museums and galleries....but art is really failing in its responsibility towards society. 

Art is supposed to be the conscience of society, it is supposed to have the imag...

This is a big picture piece about how fairs and biennials have exploded to such an extent that it is impossible it is to see everything; and how taking the attitude of “Joy of Missing Out” is key to sustaining the journey. 😝😝

“...[over the past 20 years]....Somewhere along the way, the...

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