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Born in Hyderabad, Imran Qureshi lives and works in Lahore, Pakistan. Like the majority of his fellow compatriots, Qureshi’s studies, research and artistic practice were largely influenced by the longstanding tradition of miniature
Over the years, Dallas Art Fair has accrued a solid base of collectors and art lovers, with considerable purchasing power. Yet, it hasn’t exactly benefitted from its reputation as one of the most anticipated events of the art world calendar. Over recent years though, things have evolved
This year marks the third time that Lebanon will participate at the Venice Biennale since the country obtained a national pavilion in 2007.
As the curtain is lifted at the immense Athens Concert Hall s, the curators, their teams, and of course the exhibiting artists of this year’s Documenta are revealed in a somewhat dramatic fashion. They observe us — the first visitors to the 14th edition of the event — observing them.
“African art is a bit like bitcoin: it doesn’t cost a lot” — half-jokes artist Emo de Medeiros when asked by curator Marie-Ann Yemsi whether it is possible — or indeed viable — to define African art.
This week São Paulo welcomes the 12th edition of SP-Arte. Running from April 6 through 9, the fair will see more than 120 international galleries descend on the city that has become the centre of Latin America’s art scene over the last decade. Mega-gallery White Cube might have packed up
Things are changing in Milan. Slowly, but surely. Whilst there is still some work to be done, the city can now finally call itself a leading hub for contemporary art.