Abu Dhabi Art grows in confidence in its eighth year – art fair round-up


Art Radar takes a look at some of the highlights from the Abu Dhabi Art fair 2016.

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Organic explosion: Dubai’s ‘art district’ Alserkal Avenue expansion


Alserkal Avenue extends its reach with addition of respected international galleries, bold commissions and first residency programme.

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‘I am Baghdad – Shie’i & Sunni’: Ayad Alkadhi video review


Iraqi-born painter Ayad Alkadhi seeks to uncover Iraqi’s post-invasion turmoil with the series “I am Baghdad – Shie’i & Sunni”, on show at the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art (DDFIA) in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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French-Tunisian graffiti artist eL Seed on his Arabic roots, “Lost Walls” and reclaiming purple – interview


Art Radar interviews Tunisian graffiti artist eL Seed to learn more about his journey to Tunisia’s most forgotten and remote areas, his re-appropriation of the colour purple and his run-in with Chewbacca on an abandoned Star Wars movie set.

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VIP 2.0: Online art marketing channel in the making?


VIP Art Fair returns in 2012 for its second installment. Although many galleries failed to sell works, participants applauded the tweaks to the website interface and the fair’s publicity potential.

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