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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