Louvre Abu Dhabi: the “museum-city” set to open in the Arabian Gulf in November 2017


The long-awaited Louvre Abu Dhabi will open its doors to the public on 11 November 2017.

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Art on the Wall: from North Africa… with spray cans, a pencil and a camera


Art Radar has a look at 3 inspiring street artists from North Africa.

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Comics and calligraphy : British-Iranian artist Jason Noushin – in conversation


Diaspora artist bursts onto international art scene with found paper and Persian script mash-ups.

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Bahia Shehab and eL Seed to receive UNESCO Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture


Bahia Shehab and eL Seed receive UNESCO Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture for their calligraffiti art practices.

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Lust for life: contemporary women artists on “Radical Love: Female Lust” at The Crypt Gallery


A bold group show at the Crypt Gallery in London shines a light on the passionate strength of female artists across cultures and centuries.

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Silent intensity: Egyptian American artist Yasmine K. Kasem – in conversation


Art Radar catches up with Yasmine K. Kasem to find out more about her work examining the female form and what an early Islamic heroine can teach us today about the importance of community building.

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“Ecstasy as Sublime, Heart as Vector”: Pakistan’s Shahzia Sikander – artist profile


Shahzia Sikander’s “outburst of energy, imagination, and creativity” is on show at MAXXI in Rome until 23 October 2016.

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