10 artists in Bahrain to know now


Bahrain boasts a thriving and vibrant art scene, and its artists and institutional infrastructure reinforce each other to create an artistic community that is rich in contemporary experimentation yet historically grounded.

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Takashi Murakami’s “The 500 Arhats” at the Mori Art Museum – in pictures


The Mori Art Museum holds a major solo exhibition by Takashi Murakami, the founder of Superflat.

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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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Public artworks unveiled at new international airport in Qatar


Qatar Museum Authority (QMA), along with the New Doha International Airport (NDIA), has recently revealed a number of remarkable public artworks to be found within and around the new airport’s grounds.

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3 insiders reveal the hottest contemporary art venues in the Gulf


Three experts from the Middle East pick the best places to see contemporary art in the region.

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