Louvre Abu Dhabi: the “museum-city” set to open in the Arabian Gulf in November 2017


The long-awaited Louvre Abu Dhabi will open its doors to the public on 11 November 2017.

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In between truth and fiction: the art of Lebanon’s Walid Raad at MoMA New York


New York’s MoMA holds the first major American survey show of the influential Lebanese artist Walid Raad, focusing on two of his major projects to date, The Atlas Group and Scratching on things I could disavow.

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Museum acquisitions dominate star-studded Abu Dhabi Art 2015 – round-up


Art Radar brings you highlights from the seventh edition of Abu Dhabi Art, which featured 43 international galleries and a dazzling multidisciplinary programme.

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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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Talking Art with the Louvre Abu Dhabi – event alert


The permanent collection of the Jean Nouvel-designed Louvre Abu Dhabi, which is scheduled to officially open in 2015, is the topic of a series of talks, panels and workshops from 22 October to May 2014.

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Financial Times discerns new collector type from BRIC, Middle East


Top auction houses Sotheby’s and Christie’s are putting together special sales in an effort to grab the attention of collectors from emerging markets, the Financial Times reports.

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