GUIDED TOURS

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

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 museum-gallery, has opened its first-ever virtual exhibition, titled not in, of, along, or relating to a line. In this exhibition, nine artists…

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Marwan Sahmarani, Untitled. Oil on Canvas, 225 x 300 cm

MARWAN SAHMARANI | BEFORE THE BLAST

Leila Heller presents Before the Blast, an exhibition of work by artist Marwan Sahmarani. Ninety-five percent of the works in the exhibition were completed prior to the explosion 2020 in Beirut, Lebanon.…

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No Pasara by Leila Alaoui, 2008. Courtesy Fondation Leila Alaoui & GALLERIA CONTINUA (1)

Leila Alaoui | Rite of Passage

Rite of Passage is the first major UK retrospective of works from the celebrated French-Moroccan photographer, video artist and activist Leila Alaoui. The exhibition is presented by Somerset House and 1-54 Contemporary…

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I Put a Spell On You, curated by Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath, exhibition view at SCAD Museum of Art

I Put a Spell on You at SCAD Museum of Art

The group exhibition I Put a Spell on You explores a diverse range of models that artists have adopted to create artworks collaboratively. Contrary to how they are commonly acknowledged, the singular,…

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Mai Al Moataz, The Key is to Meat in The Middle, 2017. Silver gelatin prints on warmtone fibre

IMPRINT EXHIBITION, HIGHLIGHTING SAUDI AND GULF IDENTITY

With an aim to highlight Saudi and Gulf identity, Misk Art Institute has launched a photography and digital exhibition at Prince Faisal Bin Fahd Fine Arts Hall (Masaha). Curated by Latifa Abdul…

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Frequency Exhibition

FREQUENCY EXHIBITION

Frequency takes place on the two floors of the Rhinoceros Gallery in Rome with the artistic direction of Fondazione Alda Fendi – Esperimenti. The installations light up like candles in the dark…

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Exhibition view, Sinem Dişli, Sand In A Whirlwind, 2015 (l), Tehran Platform, Al Mashoof, 2020

SANDSTORM : AND THEN THERE WAS DUST, AT DEPO ISTANBUL

Sandstorm – And Then There Was Dust is a transnational exhibition dialogue among seven artists and collectives from Iran, Iraq and Turkey. It is equally a social and activist (artivistic) approach to…

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Sadik Alfraji at Stedelijk Museum

SADIK ALFRAJI’S WORK AT STEDELIJK MUSEUM

The exhibition In the Presence of Absence at Stedelijk Museum shows a selection of artworks and design projects that challenge the idea of collective knowledge and public consciousness through stories that remain…

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Recesses, Installation view

CHAFA GHADDAR | RECESSES AT TASHKEEL

Chafa Ghaddar’s exhibition Recesses shines a new light on the ancient mural-making technique of fresco by challenging the “wall” and the idea of completion. The exhibition runs until the 25th of October,…

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Stéphanie Saadé, Solid Gold, 2014. Chain, 24-carat gold leaf, 200 cm

LISTE SHOWTIME

The first edition of Liste Showtime is an online platform for 72 galleries from 35 countries. Each gallery presents one artist to the audience. In addition to the digital platform for galleries,…

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EVERYONE IS THE CREATOR OF ONE’S OWN FAITH EXHIBITION

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Huguette Caland, Rossinante Under Cover VII (Dragonfly), 2011. Mixed media on canvas, 104.1 x 132 cm. Courtesy of Studio Huguette Caland.

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We are celebrating International Women’s Day through the works of…

“Les Blés de CHANEL” collection, “Moisson d’Or” necklace in 18K white and yellow gold set with a 16.8-carat oval-cut yellow sapphire, 27 marquise-cut diamonds for a total weight of 3 carats, 329 brilliantcut diamonds for a total weight of 6.7 carats, 11 brilliant-cut yellow sapphires for a total, weight of 1.9 carat and 977 yellow sapphire beads for a total weight of 477.5 carats. CHANEL Fine Jewelry

LES BLÉS DE CHANEL | THE WONDERS OF WHEAT

Inspired by Chanel’s stunning Les Blés du Chanel collection of…

Alymamah Rashed, When I Collected Your Scattered Love (Ripple in Water), 2020. Watercolour on paper, 127 x 276.9 cm

ALYMAMAH RASHED | TABARI ARTSPACE

Tabari Artspace presents Kuwaiti surrealist painter, Alymamah Rashed’s solo exhibition.…

Public Commission At Reem Skatepark, 2019. Installation view, April 2019. Al Reem Park, Abu Dhabi. Courtesy of the artists and Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde

THE EXPERIMENTAL CATALOGUE | DYALA NUSSEIBEH

An adventure into art in a digital time going online…

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