GUIDED TOURS

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

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RAMIN HAERIZADEH, ROKNI HAERIZADEH, HESAM RAHMANIAN | SCHIRN

The Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt presents Ramin Haerizadeh, Rokni Haerizadeh and Hesam Rahmanian’s first solo show. The installation debuts a monumental site specific floor painting – a dense web of detailed narratives and…

Mohammed Kazem, Windows, 2020. Acrylic and ink on canvas, 76 x 102 cm

GUIDED TOUR AT ALSERKAL AVENUE

Mark your calendars for Alserkal Lates on Saturday 19, to enjoy art, music and exhibitions. Here’s a guided tour around some of the exhibiting contemporary art galleries. Ayyam Gallery Ayyam Gallery is…

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Mohamed Melehi inspired mural in Alserkal Avenue. Photography by Seeing Things, Courtesy Alserkal Avenue

REVISITING MOROCCAN MODERNISM | MOHAMED MELEHI

New Waves: Mohamed Melehi and the Casablanca Art School Archives in Concrete, presented by the Alserkal Arts Foundation, is a group exhibition retracing a body of work produced between the 1950s and…

©Department of Culture and Tourism, Abu-Dhabi. Photo by Seeing Things, Ismail Noor

CELEBRATING THE MIDDLE AGES

Furusiyya: The Art of Chivalry between East and West explores romantic Medieval fables from across religious divides At the Louvre Abu Dhabi in the UAE, a new exhibition takes visitors on an…
Trevor Paglen, CLOUD #135 Hough Lines, 2019. Dye sublimation print; 121.92 × 165.10 cm. Edition of 5 plus II AP and 1 exhibition copy. Courtesy of the artist and PACE Gallery.

VIRTUAL ADVENTURES

An exhibition in Sharjah examines art during the Internet era No tour of Sharjah this art season would be complete without a visit to Art in the Age of Anxiety, a wide-ranging…
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Paco Rabanne - Pair of pumps for women Modèle Verseau Collection Haute couture spring-summer collection 1995, Paris, Museum of Decorative Arts, don Paco Rabanne, 1997 © MAD, Paris / Photo: Jean Tholance

MARCHE AND DÉMARCHE AT MUSÉE DES ARTS DÉCORATIFS, PARIS

Some think of shoes as ordinary fashion accessory and some go beyond into the visual and contemporary aesthetics of the footwear. Marche et Démarche. Une histoire de la chaussure at the Museum…

WE ARE NOT ALONE – A FUTURISTIC TALE

With the technological progress that we’re witnessing daily, one cannot but wonder about the future. How would life look like a thousand years from now and where would the human experience stand…

Serwan Baran, Untitled, 2020. Acrylic on canvas, 200 x 325 cm. Photography by Paul Hennebelle, courtesy of Saleh Barakat Gallery.

CONFLICT AND BEAUTY

Iraq’s seemingly endless conflict pervades Serwan Baran’s work Iraqi-Kurdish Artist Serwan Baran untangles the complexities of identity and the fatherland in his latest exhibition, on view at Saleh Barakat in Beirut. The…
Etel Adnan, Un Jardin / A Garden, 2019. Folded leporello book and watercolor on paper. Cover: 29 x 9.5 cm x 4 cm, 60 pages: 28.7 x 9.2 cm each. Courtesy of the artist and Sfeir-Semler Gallery Beirut/Hamburg

TRANSFORMING REALITY

Etel Adnan’s The Uprising of Colours Tantalises at Sfeir- Semler Gallery in Beirut With a splash of colourful panache, Lebanese-American poet, essayist and visual artist Etel Adnan spreads a palette of joy…

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THE DESIGN SHOW – WINTER EDITION

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