A Conversation with Shirazeh Houshiary

  Shirazeh Houshiary was born in 1955 in Shiraz, an Iranian city known for its rich literary and art history. She came to London in 1974 to study at the Chelsea School of Art—five years before the Iranian Revolution broke out. It was her sculptural works that first garnered attention in the 1980s, and which…

Art Basel Hong Kong 2018: A Post-Mortem

Published on Ocula, 6 April 2018 On Monday night of Hong Kong Art Week, the Guerrilla Girls, the US feminist activist art collective who call themselves ‘the conscience of the art world’, addressed a packed lecture theatre at University of Hong Kong—their first ever appearance in Asia. Armed with their signature stats, facts, and bananas,…

‘Writings Without Borders ‘ at Lehmann Maupin

A record number of art exhibitions are opening in Hong Kong to coincide with this week's Art Basel HK launch. Among them is Lehmann Maupin who recently previewed their first group show, 'Writings Without Borders', by the renowned international curator Herve Mikaeloff. Featuring the work of 11 artists from around the world, including Barbara Kruger,…