Profile: Sangbin Im, photographer and artist. A conversation with Xu Bing. Islamic-world art at the 54th Venice Biennale. Paris-Delhi-Bombay, contemporary French and Indian art at the Pompidou Centre in Paris. The new collection of Japanese cloisonné at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts at LACMA in Los Angeles. Imperial porcelain from Shanghai on show in Den Haag, The Netherlands. Liao-dynasty textiles on show at the Sackler Galleries in Beijing. The Emperor’s New Colours at MAK, Vienna. The Dutch East India at Home in Amsterdam. Mother India: The Goddess in Indian Painting. Quentin Roosevelt’s China at the Rubin in New York. Roots in the Air, Branches Below, Modern and Contemporary Indian art. Rina Banerjee at the Guimet in Paris. Dinh Q. Le in Sydney. The Buddhist cave temples of Xiangtangshan. Lee Ufan at the Guggenheim and Eikoh Hosoe at AGNSW, Sydney. The Art of Death, Sarah Murray discusses her new book. Summer Fairs in Brussels and London. Auction news. Summer listings. Islamic Arts Diary.