FAIRS

Relax, and sit back in your armchair as we travel the world for you, sharing the latest and greatest highlights of art fairs around the globe

Bahman Tavoosi, The Names of the Flowers, 2019. Digital video, Color, sound; 79 minutes. Courtesy of Artist.

SHARJAH ART FOUNDATION | WINNERS OF SHARJAH FILM PLATFORM AWARDS

Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) announced winners of awards for exemplary narrative, documentary and experimental films at the third edition of its annual film festival, Sharjah Film Platform 3 (SFP3), held from 14…

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Afra Al Dhaheri, Tasreeha, 2020. Photo credits to Ruzai Han

ABU DHABI ART | BEYOND: EMERGING ARTISTS

Beyond: Emerging Artists programme is curated by Maya El-Khalil, who has selected artists Hind Mezaina, Afra Al Dhaheri and Afra Al Suwaidi to produce works exploring the theme of memory. For this…

Abusharia Ahmed, Sudan 06-19 #9, 2019, Ink on paper, 58 x 70 cm.

ABU DHABI ART FAIR 2020

Abu Dhabi Art Fair is an interactive digital edition of Abu Dhabi Art bringing together galleries and artists from across the world in a number of curated gallery exhibitions and sectors. For…

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Dining chair with car seat beads and emoji pillow

DUBAI DESIGN WEEK | UAE DESIGNER EXHIBITION

With the aim to support the local design community currently undergoing the repercussions of the ongoing pandemic, a new showcase titled UAE Designer Exhibition spotlights innovative works of 20 locally based creatives,…

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Fata Morgana, Abwab, Dubai Design Week 2020

DUBAI DESIGN WEEK 2020 | PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS

Dubai Design Week returns for its sixth edition from the 9th-14th of November 2020. This edition sheds light on the regional design scene under the theme of redefining and reimagining the way…

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Lubaina Himid, Five Conversations, 2019. Acrylic on found wooden doors.

FRIEZE LONDON 2020

Frieze London celebrates the best of contemporary art around the world, from the emerging to the iconic. The show will be on view until Friday 16 October We’re taking you on a…

Ebrahim Noroozi, from The Narrative of a Dream series, 2018. Digital print on professional photo paper, 80 x 120 cm. Edition of 5. Courtesy of Silk Road gallery and the artist.

TEER ART FAIR 2020

Twice a year, Teer Art creates a space connecting local galleries, art collectors, curators, artists, industry professionals and visitors of all stripes. This year the fair aims to create an appealing atmosphere…

Fahamu Pecou, BlackBoy, 2020. Acrylic on canvas, 167.6 × 137.2 cm

INTERSECT ASPEN 2020

Intersect Aspen (formerly Art Aspen) is an annual art and cultural event in the heart of one of the nation’s most prestigious collector communities. In 2020 it is an online-only event, replacing…

Cao Fei, Blueprints (Installation view, Serpentine Gallery, 2020) Photo credit: Gautier Deblonde

A GUIDE TO REOPENING MUSEUMS

Museums are gradually reopening their doors to welcome visitors and new exhibitions, here’s a list of museums that are opened/reopening soon. The Museo Reina Sofía – Madrid, Spain Open To a raven…

Lisa Reihana, Te Wai Ngunguru – Nomads of the Sea, 2019. Installation view for the 22nd Biennale of Sydney (2020), Cockatoo Island. Originally co-commissioned by Sharjah Art Foundation and Creative New Zealand, Nga Aho Whakaari, Te Taura Whiri Maori Language Commission and Jan Warburton Charitable Trust. Co-produced by Artprojects and Reihanamations Ltd. Presented at the 22nd Biennale of Sydney with generous support from Creative New Zealand and Penelope Seidler AM. Courtesy the artist and Gallery Sally Dan-Cuthbert, Sydney. Photograph: Alex Robinson

THE 22ND BIENNALE OF SYDNEY

The Biennale of Sydney returns for its 22nd edition under the artistic direction of Indigenous Australian artist, Brook Andrew. Titled NIRIN, the biennale showcases a diverse range of contemporary artworks across six…

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