Join EAR Forum | Follow Eastern Art Report on Twitter | Follow the Editor on Twitter | Follow the Editor on Academia.edu
ArtGemini 2017 calls artists
Jun03

ArtGemini 2017 calls artists

The ArtGemini Prize 2017 is upon us and the fifth annual cycle offers opportunities to artists of all ages from across the global spectrum. This year’s edition again offers cash awards and recognition in the categories of painting, photography and sculpture even as the ArtGemini branched out this year with PhotoX, a new prize dedicated to photography. The ArtGemini Prize offers cash prizes of a total of GBP 5,000 in those three...

Read More
Tate celebrates Fahrelnissa Zeid, Middle East modernist pioneer
Apr22

Tate celebrates Fahrelnissa Zeid, Middle East modernist pioneer

Come this June (2017), Tate Modern celebrates the life and works of Princess Fahrelnissa Zeid, an artist who can rightly be seen as one of the female pioneers, in the wider Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, of both modernism and abstraction in a western sense, responsive to western aesthetics and sensibilities. Abstraction, through reinterpretation of Arabic/Farsi/Osmanli/Urdu calligraphic forms, isn’t new to a region...

Read More
Magisterial, comprehensive: Cho Dong-Il’s History of Korean literature
Feb28

Magisterial, comprehensive: Cho Dong-Il’s History of Korean literature

After many years of exhaustive preparation, Cho Dong-Il’s History of Korean literature finally enters the public domain. It is a magisterial work by Professor Cho Dong-il, translated by Charles La Shure, and more than a decade in the making in its English version. More than 940 pages and priced at GBP 950.50 this remarkable story of Korean literature through the ages is based on a six-volume original in Korean by Professor Cho....

Read More
Let there be Light! Nour Festival offers hope in creativity
Oct18

Let there be Light! Nour Festival offers hope in creativity

London’s annual Nour Festival returns to the multicultural metropolis 20 October-6 November 2016, promising to highlight “the best of contemporary arts and culture from the Middle East and North Africa.” Sadly the festival’s overarching mission is challenged and overshadowed by unprecedented turmoil and fragmentation in the region it celebrates and  showcases. As the five-year-old festival’s audiences...

Read More
Traditional Arts of South Asia: Continuity in Contemporary Practice & Patronage | Crispin Branfoot
Jul15

Traditional Arts of South Asia: Continuity in Contemporary Practice & Patronage | Crispin Branfoot

Crispin Branfoot, editor of the book, Traditional Arts of South Asia: Continuity in Contemporary Practice & Patronage, introduces key topics and authors in this ground breaking new publication, published by Saffron: What are the proper subjects for a study of the arts of India? If we were so bold as to define ‘the canon’ of South Asian art, even when the very idea of the canon has been subjected to so much deserved criticism,...

Read More
Join EAR Forum | Follow Eastern Art Report on Twitter | Follow the Editor on Twitter | Follow the Editor on Academia.edu