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Derivable Sculptures by Ziad Antar, London, UK

11 July 2015 - 15 November 2015

In 2012, Ziad Antar went on a photographic journey capturing landmarks of Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, including the monumental sculptures on the corniche of the Red Sea City. The former mayor of Jeddah, Dr. Mohammed Said Farsi initiated the public sculpture park by adding commissioned large-scale sculptures by the likes of Joan Miró, Henry Moore, […]

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NIDHAL CHAMEKH in Canvas Magazine’s Special Venice Biennale Issue 2015

06 July 2015 - 09 July 2015

In his series of 12 ink and graphite on paper drawings, Tunisian artist Nidhal Chamekh presents us with a gruesome assemblage of anatomy drawings and deadly weapons.

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Malek Gnaoui, étonnant céramiste

28 May 2015

Malek Gnaoui est un jeune créateur d’art contemporain, dont les installations interpellent les sens. Il sort la céramique de son carcan habituel pour mettre en forme des atmosphères inattendues.

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8 truly inspirational African artists you should know

25 June 2015

  © Copyright 2015 One.  Cathleen McGovern   Nicene Kossentini – Tunisia Now living and working in Tunis, Kossentini was born in Sfax, Tunisia in 1976. Although she studied in France, she returned to Tunis as the Assistant Professor of Experimental Cinema at the University of Tunis, a position she still holds. A photographer and […]

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AO On-Site – Venice: “All the World’s Futures” at the Giardini in Venice Through November 22nd, 2015

09 May 2015

© Copyright 2015 Art Observed. D. Creahan   The Central Pavilion in Venice’s Giardini is the second site for All the World’s Futures, the main curatorial project around which the Biennale centers itself.  Featuring another series of artists spread out inside the exhibition space’s remarkable white facade, the exhibition continues its investigation of debris and late capitalism through a more playful, yet equally […]

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Venice Power Brokers: Okwui Enwezor, Curator of “All the World’s Futures”

27 April 2015

© Copyright 2015 Blouin artinfo. Eric Bryant, Angela M.H. Schuster, Art + Auction   Since its founding 120 years ago as a single exhibition with an array of mostly European artists, la Biennale di Venezia has grown into a sprawling collection of shows and events taking place over more than six months. In fact, this year’s extravaganza — […]

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Ziad Antar at the Bruges Triennial : Unfinished Cities

20 May 2015 - 28 October 2015

Protected Bruges appears frozen in time. This exhibition focuses on the opposite: cities in a state of perpetual motion. And mainly in the Middle and Far East where cities constantly change as a result of urban development or speculation, as a result of destruction during conflicts and reconstruction once they cease. Thus they permanently balance […]

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Venice Biennale: Okwui Enwezor curates spectacular exhibitions

08 May 2015

© Copyright The Financial Times Limited 2015. Jackie Wullschlager   Hundreds of knives studded into the ground to resemble spiky flowers; a four-metre wall of battered suitcases; a grainy video of a man choking; the words “Death Love Hate” revolving on a circular neon: these are the first works you see inside Okwui Enwezor’s exhibitions […]

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Ismaïl Bahri en quête d’indicible (FR)

23 April 2015

© Copyright 2015 Connaissance des Arts. Marie Maertens L’œuvre d’Ismaïl Bahri pourrait paraphraser l’essai de Daniel Arasse, On n’y voit rien, tant ses explorations se mènent de manière subtile et discrète. Quand Ismaïl Bahri dessine, par exemple sa série Écumes de 2009, il le fait avec du lait, et lorsqu’il filme ses déambulations dans Tunis, […]

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