“Light from the Middle East” exhibition walk-through – Art Radar London City Meet Up


Art Radar founder Kate Cary Evans is in London and she wants you to join her on a walk-through of West Asian photography exhibition, “Light from the Middle East: New Photography”.

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Alserkal Avenue’s 2012 art season to open amid expansion plans


Alserkal Avenue, an organically-grown, self-sustaining arts district in Dubai, is celebrating the opening of its annual art season on 10 September 2012.

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Building cultural bridges: Animation art exhibition connects Iran, Kurdistan – video


PressTV reporter Dale McEwan was in Erbil, Kurdistan in June 2012 to cover an exhibition of work by Mashaallah Mohammadi, an Iranian-Kurdish painter and animator.

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Sharjah Biennial 11′s global courtyard: Architects from 5 countries to design


Chief Curator Yuko Hasegawa recently announced the building of a brand new city structure which will house works by artists invited to participate in Sharjah Biennial 11.

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Top Middle Eastern art commentator breaks down Western clichés – The National


Journalist and art commentator Anthony Haden-Guest recently sat down with The National to reveal some of his insights into what makes the region’s cultural scene so unique.

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Why are regional art shows so tricky to curate? The Japan Times


The decision to bring contemporary Arab art to Tokyo’s Mori Art Museum also brought with it a number of curatorial challenges, among them, how to define the “Arab world”.

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12th Istanbul Biennial: women artists and emerging regions stand out


The 12th Istanbul Biennial was an unconventional show, but the work by women artists and artists from emerging regions such as the Middle East stand out as strong points.

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