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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“The Creative Act: Performance, Process, Presence” from the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi museum collection: a transcultural perspective on art since the 1960s


“The Creative Act: Performance, Process, Presence” brings together over 18 artists from the 1960s until now.

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Four artists win the 2017 Sharjah Biennial Prize


Hailing from Africa, Europe and the Middle East, the Sharjah Biennial Prize 2017 winning artists explore the ever-changing reality of contemporary life.

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“Something for the Touts, the Nuns, the Grocery Clerks and You”: Iranian artist Farhad Ahrarnia at Lawrie Shabibi, Dubai


Iranian-born artist Farhad Ahrarnia explores urban spaces and the effects of modernisation in his recent solo exhibition at Lawrie Shabibi in Dubai.

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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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Three Exhibitions of Sudanese Art at the Sharjah Art Foundation


The Sharjah Art Foundation presents three exhibitions of Sudanese art until 12 January 2017.

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