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Cup with dragon-shaped handle, China, Yuan dynasty (1279–1368). Hammered embossed gold with chasing, L. max 11.2 cm. Louvre Abu Dhabi. Photo credit: © Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi. Photo: Ismail Noor / Seeing Things

DRAGON AND PHOENIX – CENTURIES OF EXCHANGE BETWEEN CHINESE AND ISLAMIC WORLDS

Organised by Louvre Abu Dhabi in partnership with Musée national…

curtain call, variations on a folly (Production Image) (2021). Image courtesy the artist.

ABBAS AKHAVAN AT CHISENHALE GALLERY

Chisenhale Gallery is pleased to present curtain call, variations on…

INVENTING PERSPECTIVE | NADA DEBS

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Hanaa Malallah, Moment of the Light, wall installation + prisms, 200 × 200 cm, part of 6m wall installation

HANAA MALALLAH ON EQUALITY, MALE MENTORS AND IRAQ FROM THE OUTSIDE

Nada Shabout interviews Rheim Alkadhi, Hayv Kahraman and Hanaa Malallah…

Saher Nassar, Untitled 1, 2021. Installation (Acylic boards), 90 x 118 cm

SAHER NASSAR AT ZAWYEH GALLERY

Metaphor exhibition by Saher Nassar is on view at Zawyeh…

Paul Priest, Director and Head of MENA Studios, Benoy

BENOY IN DUBAI

Architecture, masterplanning, interior and graphic design firm Benoy has opened…

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