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HONG KONG

Rossi & Rossi

Rasheed Araeen

Going East

RASHEED ARAEEN, Golden Calf, 1987, Mixed media, 151.8 x 178.4 cm. 

Courtesy the artist and Rossi & Rossi, Hong Kong/London.

Did the Minimalist movement really begin in 1960s New York, when artists, fraught with expressionist fatigue, were favoring the cool over the dramatic? The popular history of Minimalism seems to extend only so far as North American art critics' pens could reach, frequently overlooking artists situated beyond the narrow Western lens. Yet an alternate telling by certain critics and historians suggests that…

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