Once artists leave Syria many find that international borders are closed to them as they try to build a professional and creative life in exile.
A recent exhibition presents the work of three Turkish artists connected through material and conceptual strands through modern and contemporary periods.
An arts festival in Athens created an opportunity for international artists to think through the power and impact of archeology on nationalism and history.
The emphasis in this series of paintings by Chris Barnard is to highlight the role of institutions of privilege in the perpetuation of racial violence in the United States.
A new arts complex in Dubai may suggest a new direction for contemporary art in the UAE.
Most reviews of Saloua Choucair’s work are still confined to some superficial observations on her paintings, and her sculptures are nowhere yet offered any serious treatment.
The elements in this anti-composition have almost fallen out of time, and they are about to break apart, or at least to disjoin.
In these works, the present moment remains altogether elusive.
Conversations with artists reveal a dark mood, and everyone is focused on one topic: When to leave? Where to go? What to do in the meantime?
It’s through exhibitions like this that you can see the profound disconnect between institutions and the history they are entrusted with.
In Lara Ögel’s work, structures of power appear encoded in unexpected ways and emerge from the most commonplace situations.
The Special Astrophysical Observatory of the Russian Academy of Science, near the village of Nizhny Arkhyz, is hosting a contemporary art exhibition to mark the 50th anniversary of its construction.