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ART NEWS:Jan.03

Trained as a miniature painter in Lahore, Pakistan, Ambreen Butt uses the dramatic imagery and storytelling from her native country’s traditional art …

Liza Lou, ingxube (Umlazi), 2015, woven glass beads, 163.5 x 163.5 x 3.5 cm, Lehmann Maupin Gallery Archive

ART CITIES:Hong Kong-Liza Lou

With an emphasis on repetition, formal perfection and materiality, Liza Lou’s sculptures and environments thrive on the tension between the apparent impossibility …

Katharina Grosse, Untitled (Detail), 2016, Acrylic on canvas, 300 x 230 cm, © Katharina Grosse and VG Bild-Kunst-Bonn 2016, Photo Jens Ziehe, Courtesy Gagosian

ART CITIES:N.York-Katharina Grosse

Katharina Grosse’s approach to painting is not limited by the traditional rectilinear proportions of the canvas or even the architectural margins of …

Marina Abramović, The Hero, 2001, Chromogenic Print, 126 x 126 cm, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Gift of Heather and Tony Podesta Collection-Washington D.C., © Marina Abramovic Archives, Photo: Lee Stalsworth, Whitechapel Gallery Archive

ART-PRESENTATION: Terrains of the Body

Before the late ‘60s most women artists, struggling to participate in the male-dominated art world, had overwhelming disincentives to put feminist meanings …

Sofia Stevi, Untitled (Detail), 2016, Mixed media on canvas, Courtesy The Breeder-Athens

ART CITIES:Athens- Sofia Stevi

Returning in Athens from a few years in London, Sofia Stevi co-founded Fokidos 21, an artist-led project space in Athens and began …

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ART CITIES:N.York- David Reed

David Reed has contributed as much in terms of expanding the vocabulary of abstract painting. With a rare combination of technical virtuosity, …

James Coleman, Untitled, 2011-15, LED video installation with audio, color, Courtesy of the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery

ART-PREVIEW:James Coleman

The work of James Coleman over the last 40 years has transformed the role of image and sound in visual art, and …

Pierrette Bloch, untitled, 1987, Black ink on paper, 20 x 25 cm, © Pierrette Bloch, Photo : Adam Rzepka, Courtesy Galerie Karsten Greve Köln/Paris/St Moritz

ART CITIES:Paris-Pierrette Bloch

For decades, Pierrette Bloch has streaked, dripped, and blotted ink on paper or masonite*. Occasionally she would collage maculated scraps together, or …

Lee Bul, Untitled (Willing To Be Vulnerable), 2016, Mother of pearl, acrylic panel, PVC panel, acrylic paint, collage on silk velvet, 3 x 130 x 96 cm, Photo: Jeon Byung-cheol, Courtesy Studio Lee Bul and Lehmann Maupin - New York and Hong Kong

ART CITIES:N.York-Lee Bul

Lee Bul is considered one of the foremost women artists from Asia to emerge in the international art scene in the ‘90s. …

Shadi Habib Allah, Daga'a, 2015, HD video, 18:53 min, Courtesy of the artist and Green Art Gallery-Dubai

ART CITIES:Dubai-Shadi Habib Allah

In his practice, Shadi Habib Allah is interested opening up suggestive modes of navigation across circulation networks of people, technologies, objects, images …

Sonny Assu, They're Coming! Quick! I have a better hiding place for you. Dorvan V, you'll love it, 2015, Art Mûr Archive

ART CITIES:Montreal- Sonny Assu

Sonny Assu has been raised as an everyday average suburban white-kid by his grandparents, it wasn’t until he was eight years old …

Walid Siti, The Black Tower, 2016, Plastic figurines, paper, acrylic, plaster, twigs, 35x50x35cm, Edition of 3, each unique, © Courtesy of the artist and Zilberman Gallery-Istanbul/Berlin

ART CITIES:Berlin-Walid Siti

Born in Iraqi Kurdistan, Walid Siti lived in the former Yugoslavia before seeking political asylum in London during increasing aggression against those …