A Distorted Reality: Saudi artist Faisal Samra at Ayyam Gallery, Dubai


Ayyam Gallery Dubai hosts Saudi artist Faisal Samra’s 2008 photographic series “Distorted Reality”. Art Radar talks to the artist about this body of work.

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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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Art Radar’s top four artist picks at Cairo International Biennale


ART BIENNIAL AFRICA EGYPT The opening ceremony of the 11th Cairo International Biennale took place on 21 December 2008. Past versions of this state-organised biennial have been slammed by critics: The 10th edition of the Cairo International Biennale could have very … Continue reading

Top three Middle Eastern art show treats in Dubai winter 2008


MIDDLE EASTERN ART A quick glance at three interesting shows in Dubai this autumn throws up a plethora of talent.   Huda Lutfi at The Third Line 13 November – 4 December 2008 One of Egypt’s most notable contemporary artists, … Continue reading