GUIDED TOURS

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

Hady Boraey, The Promised Land, 2021. Acrylic on canvas, 130 x 200 cm

GUIDED TOUR IN DUBAI

New Year, new exhibitions! Prepare yourself for an artistic tour around Dubai city. The next couple of months are set for exploration, from Osama Said’s journey Through the Colour Terrain at Zawyeh…

Wael Shawky, Al Araba Al Madfuna III, 2016, HD-video, 27,2 min. Photo: David Stjernholm

AL ARABA AL MADFUNA III BY WAEL SHAWKY AT DEN FRIE

A hundred tons of sand form a rolling landscape in Den Frie’s underground exhibition space, Minus 2, combining with clear sky-blue walls as the backdrop for Wael Shawky’s captivating film work Al…

Installation view_ Gaïa Fodoulian and Nathaniel Rackowe, Drop by Drop, 2021. Painted stainless steel and LED lights. 100 x 100 x 240cm. Image courtesy of AD Leb

LOST IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION | AD LEB

Lost in the right direction is the second exhibition from Art Design Lebanon (AD Leb), a cultural space and digital platform dedicated to supporting cultural and artistic production in Lebanon and the…

Intermission, exhibition view at Le Lab

INTERMISSION EXHIBITION AT LE LAB

Le Lab, a contemporary and collectible design gallery founded by Egyptian art and design collector Rasheed Kamel opened its doors to the public at Walk of Cairo, in the 6th October. With…

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi Photo Seeing Things

LOUVRE ABU DHABI ART HERE 2021 EXHIBITION

Louvre Abu Dhabi‘s new annual contemporary art exhibition, Louvre Abu Dhabi Art Here 2021, showcases artworks by the seven shortlisted artists for the first Richard Mille Art Prize. In its first edition,…

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Marwan Chamaa, C120N1, 2021. Oil on canvas, 120 x 120 cm

THE CASINO SERIES BY MARWAN CHAMAA

The Casino Series strips down the stunning view of the Casino bay, located in Jounieh-Lebanon, to geometric shapes and simple lines to emphasise the majestic beauty of the scenery. This series captures…

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Aref El Rayess, Exhibition view, 2021. Courtesy of the Aref El Rayess Foundation and Sfeir-Semler Gallery Beirut/Hamburg

AREF EL RAYESS At SFEIR-SEMLER GALLERY

Aref El Rayess (1928 – 2005) Paintings, Sculptures, Collages, Drawings Curated By Catherine David The exhibition presents an overview of the artist’s work from his early works of 1948 up until 2005,…

a_strict, Morando, 2021, courtesy 180 Studios

LUX EXHIBITION AT 180 STUDIOS IN LONDON

LUX is the second project in the ongoing LG OLED ART | SELF-LIT GALLERY series. The exhibition is organised by SUUM Project in collaboration with Fact and presented at 180 Studios. The…

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Venus, Pink, Detail. Courtesy of Iwan Maktabi Lab

WOMEN IN DESIGN AT ALSERKAL AVENUE

On occasion of Downtown Design Dubai, Iwan Maktabi’s Research and Experimentation platform “Iwan Maktabi Lab” is taking over warehouse 32 at Alserkal Avenue with a series of exhibitions and cultural events. Throughout…

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