A catalyst for growth in the Middle East: Director Antonia Carver on Art Dubai 2014 – interview


Art Dubai Director Antonia Carver talks to Art Radar about the fair, its significance in the region and in the world, and how it’s actively supporting cultural development.

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Echo: Support for contemporary Iraqi art


Art Radar interviews Rijin Sahakian on the functions of Echo, a non-profit organisation formed in 2011 to support the growth of contemporary visual art in Iraq and its diaspora.

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Review round up – Saatchi Middle East art show Unveiled – which artists are critic favourites?


    SAATCHI MIDDLE EAST ART SHOW Unveiled: New Art from the Middle East, Saatchi Gallery, London to 6 May 2009 Advertising mogul and art patron Saatchi is a master at generating extensive high profile media coverage for his shows giving us an uncommon opportunity to synthesise … Continue reading

Iranian artists dominate Saatchi’s upcoming Middle Eastern exhibition


ACQUISITIONS MIDDLE EASTERN ART As financial markets roil, art collectors seeking a safe haven eye up opportunities in the Middle East. If anything, some players expect an even stronger market in the Middle East than in China, because so many of the art … Continue reading