• February 22, 2018
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Articles by Richard Holledge

  • One continent, 54 countries
    02:51 pm By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Marrakech edition of 1-54, an art fair dedicated to contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora, will feature an ambitious programme of talks and events
  • A constant quest for a visual language
    Feb 14, 2018 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    Reza Derakshani’s previously unseen paintings — on show in London — bridge Iranian artistic traditions with Western contemporary and abstract inclinations
  • Capturing the social fabric of Iraq
    Dec 13, 2017 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    Considered the founding father of Iraqi photography, Latif Al Ani was prolific in documenting everyday life in the country, from the 1950s to the 1970s
  • The world according to Alfredo Jaar
    Nov 29, 2017 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Chilean artist’s work finds order from the chaos of human despair
  • Replacing the lost books of Baghdad
    Nov 01, 2017 By Richard Holledge, Special to Weekend Review
    Iraqi-born artist Wafaa Bilal has teamed up with Kickstarter to rebuild the library
  • The remaking of Dusseldorf
    Oct 18, 2017 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Andreas Quartier, an 18,000 square metre project in the heart of the city’s old town, is based on a monumental court building built between 1913-1921
  • A sense of disquiet lingers in Istanbul
    Oct 04, 2017 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    At the 12th edition of the art fair, artists appeared to be mindful of an atmosphere of political unease in Turkey
  • Bringing Scandinavian design to everyday life
    Sep 20, 2017 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    Whether he’s designing affordable apartment blocks, luxurious villas or converting old properties, Swedish architect Andreas Martin-Löf likes to push boundaries
  • Putting Sri Lanka on the world map
    Aug 02, 2017 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    Waterfront, the first project of its kind in Colombo, will include a 6-star hotel, apartment blocks, large retail centre, office buildings and car parks
  • Symbols of life
    Jun 21, 2017 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai’s desire for perfection grew more intense the older he became
  • Photography redefined
    May 10, 2017 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    Photo London offers an insight into what exactly is caught in the camera’s lens — and how to interpret the images on show
  • Violence of Iran’s 1979 revolution
    Mar 01, 2017 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    An immersive installation by Iranian artist Mahmoud Bakhshi centres on the infamous Cinema Rex fire in Abadan on August 19, 1978
  • A passion for Indian crafts
    Feb 22, 2017 By Richard Holledge, Special to Weekend Review
    An exhibition in London explores the life, work and lasting impact of John Lockwood Kipling — an artist, teacher and curator
  • Middle East’s turmoil, expressed over e-mail
    Jan 25, 2017 By Richard Holledge, Special to Weekend Review
    For a unique show at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, England, artists from the region sent online their works depicting daily struggles amid conflict
  • London’s Design Museum offers food for thought
    Dec 07, 2016 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    The institution explores the concept of design from the points of view of the user, the maker, as well as the designer
  • Bringing art from the subcontinent to the world
    Oct 19, 2016 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    Kiran Nadar has been trying to promote artists from South Asia — the latest effort being a Bhupen Khakhar show at Tate Modern