“I Am The Single Work Artist”: UAE’s Hassan Sharif – artist profile


Hassan Sharif’s retrospective exhibition celebrates the artist’s career and lifelong connection to the Emirate of Sharjah.

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Compressed Thoughts: Lebanon’s Nadim Karam – artist profile


Ayyam Gallery Dubai presents “Compressed Thoughts”, a solo exhibition of the work of Lebanese artist Nadim Karam. Presenting the artist’s newest sculptural work, the exhibition develops the artist’s recent “Stretching Thoughts” series. Silent Energy Running until 6 January 2018 in their Dubai … Continue reading

Sharjah Art Foundation announces curators of Sharjah Biennial 14


The Sharjah Art Foundation announces Omar Kholeif, Zoe Butt and Claire Tancons as the curators of Sharjah Biennial 14 taking place in 2019.

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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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