Championing diversity in art: new Art Dubai Fair Director Myrna Ayad – interview


Art Radar speaks to new Art Dubai Fair Director Myrna Ayad.

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United Arab Emirates Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2017 announces artists


UAE Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2017 will feature five UAE-based contemporary artists, in an exhibition entitled “Rock, Paper, Scissors: Positions in Play”.

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“But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise”: Guggenheim UBS Map Middle East and North Africa


Guggenheim UBS MAP Global Art Initiative opens its third phase with its extensive exhibition “But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise”, presenting artists from the Middle East and North Africa.

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“A sliver of history”: Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi and Suheyla Takesh on Barjeel Art Foundation – interview


“Publicly accessible” collection examines socio-political themes amidst turbulent times. Art Radar speaks with Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi and curator Suheyla Takesh to learn the story behind the Barjeel Art Foundation’s most “iconic” masterpiece and one of the organisation’s most recent acquisitions.  The Barjeel … Continue reading

Museum acquisitions dominate star-studded Abu Dhabi Art 2015 – round-up


Art Radar brings you highlights from the seventh edition of Abu Dhabi Art, which featured 43 international galleries and a dazzling multidisciplinary programme.

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Highlights from Art Dubai’s “Projects” sector – in pictures


Art Dubai Projects 2015 features five new specially commissioned works, six residencies as well as a film and radio section.

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Art Dubai’s technology-focused Global Art Forum 2015


Entitled “Download Update?”, the 9th edition of the Global Art Forum brings together directors from leading art dotcoms to debate on the theme of technologies and their impact on art and culture.

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