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Wael Shawky

Tel Aviv’s 1:1 Center for Art and Politics is intentionally exhibiting work by contemporary Arab artists without permission or attribution

Zineb Sedira, Sunken Stories (detail), 2018, wooden boats, resin, stainless steel and steel reinforcement bars, dimensions variable, installation view, SAF Art Spaces, Sharjah. Courtesy: Sharjah Art Foundation 

For the three-day event in the UAE, the best works and talks were ones in which geographical and cultural hybridity shone through

By Pablo Larios
Anna Franceschini, What Happened to the Girl?, 2016. Courtesy: the artist 

Ed Atkins, Carol Rama, Wael Shawky, and more: this week's must see shows and events

By Barbara Casavecchia
Jeff Wall, Picture for Women, 1979, silver dye bleach transparency, aluminium lightbox, 1.4 × 2 m

New York, USA

By Jason Farago
Wael Shawky ‘Cabaret Crusades’ (detail),  2010–ongoing. Courtesy: Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Beirut & Hamburg.

The spiritual and the secular in art today

By Kaelen Wilson-Goldie
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How do new alternative academies reflect on conventional art education?

A survey of recently founded artist-run art academies and education programmes

By Sam Thorne