Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme win Abraaj Group Art Prize 2015


The Palestinian artist-duo win the 8th edition of the prestigious Dubai-based art award.

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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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Art Dubai 2013 explores West African “Cities in Transition” – picture feast


Artists from Nigeria, Cameroon, Mali, Ghana and Senegal take centre stage in an Art Dubai 2013 exhibition linking the Emirates to West Africa.

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Impending Arabic Art Glossary seeks to close language gap – resource alert


Art Dubai and Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art have commissioned the first ever Arabic Art Glossary to be developed over the next year, a project led by Palestinian curator Lara Khaldi.

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Art Dubai: strong sales shine through fog of political tension


The sixth edition of Art Dubai recently wrapped up, running from 21 to 24 March 2012. The fair reportedly logged high sales, despite political tension in the region fuelled by the Arab Spring.

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