In a region that is commonly framed within a certain socio-political context, there are female Iranian abstractionists such as Monir Farmanfamaian and Behjat Sadr who were able to cross the necessary boundaries to have their work noticed in both the East and the West.
The 2019 Whitney Biennial which showcases contemporary American art, typically by young and lesser known artists, began in 1932 and continues to be regarded as one of the leading art shows to discover new talent. This year it includes works from several artists of Asian descent highlighting the range of diversity within the contemporary art world.
For his second solo show at Sundaram Tagore New York, Beijing-based artist Zheng Lu’s second solo show at Sundaram Tagore New York is a continuing exploration of water through sculptures and mixed-media installations centered around themes of water as he contemplates themes of existence, change, self-reflection and the passage of time.
Mohammed Ahmed of Casa Magazines in New York City’s West Village neighborhood shares his insight and trepidation about the future of print.
Indian-Australian musician Amritha Shakti explains the purpose and meaning for her new song and which embodies the representation she craved as a young girl of South Asian heritage.
In our Stockists Series, Francesca Spiller of Milan’s Reading Room offers insight into the independent magazine scene in her city.
We visited Mohammad Omer Khalil’s exhibition “You Don’t Have to Be” at New York City’s Aicon Gallery which spans his fifty year career within the contemporary Arabic art scene.