INTERNATIONAL – TAASA Review December 2019


This article was originally found in the December 2019 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 28, Issue 4, Page 30).

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UK Inspired by the East: How the Islamic World Influenced Western Art To 26 January 2020 British Museum Examines how the Islamic world, primarily the Middle East and North Africa, has influenced European and North American visual arts especially painting and decorative arts, interior design and architecture, often blurring fantasy and reality.

Presented together with the Islamic Arts Museum, Kuala Lumpur. Gunpowder Art of Cai Quo-Qiang To 19 April 2020 Ashmolean Museum, Oxford Cai Guo-Qiang’s practice ranges over painting and drawing, video, installation and performance.

This exhibition looks at experiments with his signature medium ­ gunpowder, including 14 pieces from the 1980s to the present. Buddhism To 23 February 2020 British Library, London Rare scrolls, painted wall hangings and folding books feature illustrate the three main schools of Buddhism over 20 countries and 2000 years. Nam June Paik To 9 February 2020 Tate Modern London The most comprehensive survey of the artist’s works bringing together 200 works ranging from compositions, video, TV installations and performance. SWITZERLAND India’s Great Love Story To 16 February 2020 Rietberg Museum, Zurich The 12th century Gitagovinda is the love story between the shepherd girl Radha and the Hindu god Vishnu...