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RESURRECTING THE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Rebecca Anne Proctor speaks with Zein Khalfia and Heba Farid, founders of Tintera, a photography consultancy based in Cairo Rebecca Anne Proctor [RAP]: How did you meet each other? Zein Khalifa [ZK]:…

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Nabil Anani, In Pursuit of Utopia #15, 2020. Acrylic on canvas, 100 x 108 cm

NABIL ANANI | ZAWYEH GALLERY

In Pursuit Of Utopia exhibition by Nabil Anani is currently running at Zawyeh Gallery, Dubai. The exhibition brings a new body of works distinguished with the experimentation with different media and the…

Tania Pérez Córdova,To Wink, to Cry, 2020. Marble, copper cast, artificial tears, cosmetic contact lens, a person wearing one contact lens of a colour different to her/his eyes occasionally, 32.01 x 4.88 x 4.88 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Tina Kim Gallery

THE EXPERIMENTAL CATALOGUE | HUMBERTO MORO

An adventure into art in a digital time going online has been a trend for some time now, but it has never been as relevant and important as it has become during…

Massimiliano Moro, Simple Coincidences, 2020. Wood, aluminium, plexyglass, LEDs, motor, 135 × 17 × 22 cm

INTERSECT 21 | DESIGN HIGHLIGHTS

This week we’re highlighting some designs from Intersect 21. Imago Galleries Commissioned installation for vintage airstream. Edward Cella Art and Architecture Brad Miller’s abstract, mixed-media paintings, digital prints, sculptures, ceramics and lithographs…

Jenna Sutela, I Magma, 2019. Courtesy of Jameel Arts Centre. Photo by Daniela Baptista

SHUMON BASAR ON ‘AGE OF YOU’ AT JAMEEL ARTS CENTER

The curator, Shumon Basar, speaks with Rebecca Anne Proctor on how the exhibition charts the loss of a former version of self amidst an increasingly digital landscape Rebecca Anne Proctor [RAP]: What…

Fazal Rizvi, The Blue Drawings, 2018. Digital Prints, 20.32 x 15.24 cm each, set of 14. Edition of 4. Courtesy of the artist and Grey Noise Dubai

THE EXPERIMENTAL CATALOGUE | NADA RAZA

An adventure into art in a digital time going online has been a trend for some time now, but it has never been as relevant and important as it has become during…

Nabil Anani, In Pursuit of Utopia #17, 2020. Mixed media on canvas, 100 × 100 cm

INTERSECT 21

Intersect 21 presents a selection of galleries from Southern California, the Middle East, and North Africa. The Fair explores the similarities and differences in contemporary art, design, and photography fields with a…

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Michael Halak, Cracked Olives, 2018. Oil on canvas, 140 x 100 cm

TERRA UN(FIRMA) AT TABARI ARTSPACE

Terra Un(firma) is a dual exhibition of Haifa-based, Palestinian hyperrealists Samah Shihadi and Michael Halak at Tabari Artspace gallery in Dubai. The exhibition was originally intended to be the solo exhibition of…

Afra Al Suwaidi, Unsheltered 04, 2020. Collage, mixed media, 53 x 40 cm (h x w)

THE EXPERIMENTAL CATALOGUE | MAYA EL KHALIL

An adventure into art in a digital time going online has been a trend for some time now, but it has never been as relevant and important as it has become during…

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Dalila Dalléas Bouzar, Princesses, 2018. Oil on canvas, 50 x 40 cm each (12 in total)

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YASMINE BERRADA REMEMBERS MOROCCAN ARTIST MOHAMED MELEHI

The Moroccan gallerist and co-founder of Casablanca-based Loft Art Gallery…

Jumairy, AlHamra Sacred Tree Activated, 2019. Digital collage. Commissioned by AlHamra National Museum

NOT IN, OF, ALONG, OR RELATING TO A LINE

The NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Art Gallery, the University’s academic…

Weeper capuchin III, 2020, archival pigment print, 20 x 30 cm, edition 1/3. Courtesy of Grey Noise

STELIOS KALLINIKOU – GREY NOISE GALLERY

Nebokeru is the first solo presentation of Stelios Kallinikou at…

Terry Rakolta and the United States Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, John Rakolta Jr.

TERRY RAKOLTA, THE ART OF TRUTH

Selections interviews Terry Rakolta, the wife of the current United…

Leaf from the ‘’Blue Qur’an’’, nonym – North Africa, Spain or Sicily, c. 900. Gold on blue-dyed parchment Louvre Abu Dhabi © Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi/ Photo: APF © ADAGP, Paris 2021

ABSTRACTION AND CALLIGRAPHY – TOWARDS A UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE | LOUVRE ABU DHABI

Louvre Abu Dhabi opened its third season with Abstraction and…

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