GUIDED TOURS

Our Guided Tours series is where we invite you along with us to explore galleries, museums and private collections

NYU ABU DHABI Art Gallery unveils 2023 programme

  The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery Announces 2023 Spring and Fall Exhibitions that Confront Contemporary Landscape Curated by The NYUAD Art Gallery Executive Director and University Chief Curator, Maya Allison, the shows examine the different ways we think about…

Shows to See in Dubai this week

  Timur D’Vatz, Reawakening Timur D’Vatz’s artworks are always infused with deep meaning and a diversity of symbols. You may devote hours looking at them, discovering new aspects and fascinating stories. Unique, sometimes mystical, wrapped in a mystery you desire…

MENART FAIR: WOMEN ARTISTS IN THE MENA

  WOMEN ARTISTS IN THE MENA: THE ART SCENE FOR WOMEN IS THRIVING DESPITE MANY OBSTACLES   Women make up 42% of the artists showing at the Menart Fair in Brussels. A simple fact, not so much a proclamation as…

Islamic Arts Biennale

Diriyah Biennale Foundation’s inaugural edition of Islamic Arts Biennale to spotlight 18 Saudi Arabian artists   Hosted by the Diriyah Biennale Foundation, one of the key highlights of the inaugural edition of the Islamic Arts Biennale taking place between January…

Sami Aboul Azm, Al Masar Gallery

PLACES… Familiar Places; there are some that have lost their familiarity and have become unrecognizable. When people attend the scene in silence, the unfamiliar seems even stranger than before. When One imagines a whole scene of what is an uninhabited…

MENART FAIR: EXCLUSIVE EXHIBITIONS

Two Exclusive Exhibitions dedicated to the Region and Lebanon   Tribute to Etel Adnan, Lebanese artist and poetess Etel Adnan, Eight ceramics (50 x 50 cm), directed by Alexandra Catelain-Orange, © MENART FAIRFrom the Olivéa series, a tribute to the…

For the Age of Lebanon, Farid Haddad

For the Age of Lebanon Sfeir Semler Gallery  presents Farid Haddad: For the Age of Lebanon, the artist’s first solo show in Beirut in over fourty years. The exhibition presents an overview of Haddad’s painting oeuvre and spans the last…

Samia Halaby,De-coding Colours

Samia Halaby (b.1936 in Jerusalem) is a Palestinian-American artist, activist, and scholar living and working in New York. She was educated in the 1950s in the American Midwest, at a time when abstract expressionism was popular, but female abstract painters…

The Flowers of Molaeb

“A flower, Earth’s present in the space of Nature. The gift of Spring for a new beginning. A daisy from our garden, an old friend to our humble houses, a sign of returning home. Colour, shape, fragrance, rhythm, the joy…

THE FUTURE OF TRADITIONS, Rose Issa Projects

THE FUTURE OF TRADITIONS WRITING PICTURES: CONTEMPORARY ART FROM THE MIDDLE EAST This exhibition is about three generations of artists from Iran and the Arab world, from the early pioneers of a vernacular Lettrism movement in the 1960s till now.…

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NYU ABU DHABI Art Gallery unveils 2023 programme

  The NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery Announces 2023 Spring and Fall Exhibitions that Confront Contemporary Landscape Curated by The NYUAD Art Gallery Executive Director and University Chief Curator, Maya Allison, the shows examine the different ways we think about…

Flags

Flags hold a constant place in art, from classical historical painting to contemporary installations. With the juxtaposition of their strips of coloured fabrics, flags have stimulated painters with their qualities for abstraction, well before abstract art preferred chromatic fields to…

Gallery 2 - A Global History of Sport (2)

3-2-1 QATAR OLYMPIC AND SPORTS MUSEUM AND THE WORLD OF FOOTBALL EXHIBITION

The 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum is Qatar’s museum of sports history, offering an unforgettable and inspiring interactive journey through the history and legacy of sports and the Olympic Games. The 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sports Museum was officially…

Afaf Zurayk, Beirut Octet

In this most recent body of work, Afaf Zurayk (b. 1948) invites us to join her in a cathartic  journey of painting, poetic prose, and poetry. The journey mirrors the history of a city and of a generation that have…

Valentino's First Presentation in the Middle East

VALENTINO’S FIRST PRESENTATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Maison Valentino pays homage to its founder Valentino Garavani with its largest exhibition to date and its first presentation in the Middle East. “ROME: THIS IS WHERE WE ALL BELONG, AND THIS IS WHERE EVERYTHING STARTS” Pierpaolo Piccioli Coinciding with…

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.

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