3 out of 5 Sharjah Biennial 10 prizes go to Asian visual artists


We highlight the three Asian visual artists that have been honoured in the Sharjah Biennial Prize for 2011. A Pakistani miniaturist took out the top prize.

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Abu Dhabi's Venice Biennale curator Catherine David says only 6 interesting artists from Emirates, whom will she show?


  ART ABU DHABI The Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH) announced late last month that the city-state will participate in next year’s 53rd Venice Biennale of Visual Art, entitled “Making Worlds,” a first for the oil-rich Gulf … 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