United Arab Emirates Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2017 announces artists


UAE Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2017 will feature five UAE-based contemporary artists, in an exhibition entitled “Rock, Paper, Scissors: Positions in Play”.

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Turning passion into reality: gallerist Kristin Hjellegjerde – interview


Art Radar catches up with London-based gallerist Kristin Hjellegjerde to find out more about her recent entry in the contemporary art scene, her newest projects and musings on art fairs.

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Highlights from Art Dubai’s “Projects” sector – in pictures


Art Dubai Projects 2015 features five new specially commissioned works, six residencies as well as a film and radio section.

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Heritage factory renovation to lay new foundations in Sharjah art scene – The National


The National recently reported on two cultural development projects set to grow Sharjah’s cultural footprint. The projects herald further development for the burgeoning art hub.

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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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Maraya Art Centre hub for contemporary Arab art


The Maraya Art Centre is located in the heart of Sharjah in Al-Qasba, a city that is rising as a Middle Eastern cultural center. This institution is the product of collaborative efforts to create a place where contemporary Arab art can bloom. In this article we offer a profile of the Centre; we talk about its components and why it was developed.

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