Nisreen and Nermeen Abu Dail The Bride's Rug, 2017 Installation Basalt stone with brass shives

LIGHT ON ABU DHABI ART FAIR

Abu Dhabi Art Fair returned for its 10th iteration in the UAE capital in November and Selections was there to capture some highlights Meem Gallery presented a series of large-scale works by Berlin-based artist Zhivago Duncan who used batik, the…

The Khair Art Collection, courtesy of Christie’s and Ayyam Gallery

FATEH MOUDARRES | TAMING COLOURS

Fateh Moudarres reveals his quest for balance which stemmed out of his many life tragedies through his works in the private collection of Mr. Munzer Khair which was accompanied by a rich Documentary Portrait of the artist and a book…

Farzad Kohan, Migration Stories at Ayyam Gallery

TRANSCRIBED STORIES

Farzad Kohan records the stories of immigrants from the Middle East who have resettled in America and Europe in his latest show, ‘Migration Stories’ at Ayyam Gallery Your canvases are unframed, unstretched, and loosely hanging on the wall. Why did…

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Art in the Desert by Olafur Eliasson, Simone Fattal and Ernesto Neto by Qatar Museums.

Qatar museums unveiled site-specific public artworks by Olafur Eliasson, Simone Fattal and Ernesto Neto near Nation’s Northern Heritage Sites. Newly commissioned artworks are presented as part of one of the world’s most ambitious public art programmes comprised of more than…

Six shows to see in Dubai this January

GALLOIRE: “ELEMENTAL PERCEPTION”   Elemental Perception brings together five world-renowned artists: Julio Le Parc, Blair Thurman, Jan Kalab, Miguel Chevalier, Jean-Baptiste Bernadet at Galloire in City Walk, Dubai. These artists collectively manipulate geometric forms, and utilise colour and light to…

KHOR 2022 ARTISTS EXHIBITION

Khor 2022 is the third edition of Khor Art Initiative, an independent art prize defined to discover and support local talents, introducing them to a broader audience. These talented, mostly young Iranian artists were selected during a nationwide open call reviewed by prominent middle eastern and world contemporary art figures Rose Issa, Linda Komaroff, and Roxane Zand.

FIRST ACT BY MARYA KAZOUN

FIRST ACT BY MARYA KAZOUN IS UNVEILED IN THE SALA BIANCA OF PALAZZO PITTI, GALLERIE DEGLI UFFIZI CONTEMPORARY ART AGAINST THE ECOLOGICAL CRISIS The director of the museum Eike Schmidt: “The conservation of artistic heritage and the conservation of landscape…

Khaleej Modern: Pioneers and Collectives in the Arabian Peninsula

Khaleej Modern: Pioneers and Collectives in the Arabian Peninsula, run from September 6 to December 11, 2022 at The NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Art Gallery. Curated by Dr. Aisha Stoby, this landmark exhibition surveys the emergence of modern art in the…

Baghdad: Eye’s Delight

BAGHDAD EYE’S DELIGHT EXHIBITION AT MUSEUM OF ISLAMIC ART

Exhibition presented as part of the Qatar-MENASA 2022 Year of Culture  25 October 2022, Doha – Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Qatar Foundation, today opened the Baghdad: Eye’s Delight exhibition at the Museum of Islamic Art (MIA).…

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