On view at the Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, Netherlands, Rasheed Araeen: A Retrospective illustrates how Rasheed Araeen used art as an arena for testing ideology, exploring the limits of conceptual and political approaches within visual media.
LONDON — The day began in the Turbine Hall, the 85-foot-tall atrium at the heart of Tate Modern, the most visited museum of modern and contemporary art in the world.
HONG KONG — Rasheed Araeen is a Pakistan-born, Britain-based, self-described “Afro-Asian” artist whose art and writing are so wildly subversive, it’s taken 40 years for the critical dialogue to catch up to his tremendously prescient but fractious vision.
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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — It might be hard to imagine that only a few decades ago the conventional history of modern art was overwhelmingly Eurocentric, but when I was in college in the 1990s the realms of art history still felt geographically suffocating.