The artist’s three-part commission at Madison Square Park includes a mythical female figure atop the Manhattan Appellate Courthouse.
Shahzia Sikander’s Radical Take on Traditional Arts
Sikander’s retrospective Extraordinary Realities gathers together themes of female multiplicity, queer desire, capitalist exploitation, and decolonial aesthetics.
Shahzia Sikander Draws the Immeasurability of Women
The artist uses her technical and artistic gifts to render a clear vision of women who defy stereotypes.
The Morgan Library & Museum Presents Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities
A new exhibition highlights the first 15 years of the internationally celebrated artist’s career.
Artist Shahzia Sikander Is Ready for a New Post-Pandemic Reality
In this expansive conversation, artist Shahzia Sikander discusses her first solo exhibition in a decade and her hopes for a post-pandemic art world.
Shahzia Sikander Urges a Rethinking of Art History
Sikander’s first New York solo show in nine years includes a captivating range of paintings, mosaics, animations, and the artist’s first-ever sculpture.
Contemporary Visions of Mystical Indo-Persian Miniatures
The night of “Ascension,” one Islam’s most mystical and striking themes, has inspired Sikander, whose self-portraits are artistic manifestations of this magical journey.
Imaginary Homelands, Shahzia Sikander in Lahore
This photo essay tells the story of an artist’s view of her experience at a new and important biennale.
What Does It Mean to Make Art in the South Asian Diaspora?
This summer exhibition at the Asia Society in New York explores artists of the South Asian diaspora and the ideas and issues that unify their work.
Binging on Selfies and Regurgitating Money: The Best of Hong Kong’s Art Fair Week
HONG KONG — Admission to the final days of last week’s Art Basel Hong Kong was sold out, and the fair logged an impressive 70,000 attendees.