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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Preview: ArtBahrain 2015


Manama’s Bahrain Bay hosts the inaugural ArtBahrain, the kingdom’s first art fair, from 13 to 16 October 2015, with a showing of local contemporary artists and galleries from the Middle East and beyond.

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Abu Dhabi Art 2012 a royal affair – media round up


Many galleries at Abu Dhabi Art 2012 reported sales, with the media noting a strong presence from the royal family and a well-organised fair with high-quality artwork.

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Globalisation of contemporary art market evident in growth of art fairs – The Economist


ART FAIRS ECONOMY A recent article in the Economist comments on the globalisation of art and how art fairs accelerate the transnational exposure of artists, something that could become necessary for artists if they want to attract the attention of serious … Continue reading

Art industry elite meet at inaugural Abu Dhabi Art fair


ART FAIRS The inaugural Abu Dhabi Art fair opened to much fanfare on November 19th. The government-run Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC) organized the fair, along with the area’s new cultural district on Saadiyat Island. In attendance at the … Continue reading