Profile: the multi-disciplined artist Ghada Amer. Yayoi Kusama restrospective at Tate Modern in London. In the Steps of the Buddha, art from the 2nd to 21st century in Melbourne. Virtuous Heritage: the history of the Xu family of Guangzhou on show in Hong Kong. Traditional Music from the Golden Triangle. There’s a spate of Dragon exhibitions to mark the new Chinese year in Washington DC, Sydney, Hong Kong and Birmingham, Alabama. Our annual guide to the museums and exhibitions on the West Coast USA. Colombo Biennale and TEFA Maastricht. UK exhibitions: Avi Gupta’s photographs; the Hajj exhibition at the British Museum; and Song Dong installation at the Barbican. Islamic Arts Diary.