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Tag Archives: Middle Eastern artists
“Light from the Middle East” exhibition walk-through – Art Radar London City Meet Up
Posted on Monday, November 26th, 2012
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”.
Crowdfunding website Aflamnah links community with Arab artists – resource alert
Posted on Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
Community supported funding comes to the Middle East as Aflamnah, the “first crowdfunding initiative dedicated to the Arab world”, embraces the arts.
Top Middle Eastern art commentator breaks down Western clichés – The National
Posted on Wednesday, May 30th, 2012
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.
Why are regional art shows so tricky to curate? The Japan Times
Posted on Wednesday, January 18th, 2012
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”.
Emerging artists: 4 top posts from 2010 to 2011
Posted on Wednesday, July 20th, 2011
In the fourth post of our ongoing ‘Lists’ series, we dig deep into our archives to bring you the best and brightest posts written by us on the topic of ‘Emerging artists’.
Walid Raad’s Lebanon shows in Sweden for first time – picture post
Posted on Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011
Lebanese-American Walid Raad’s retrospective spans twenty years of artworks that study Beirut, the Lebanese civil war and the Arab art world.
Art Observed reports on Mathaf Arab art museum inauguration and preview
Posted on Wednesday, January 12th, 2011
Art Observed was on site for the inauguration of Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha, Qatar. As stated by the online art magazine, “Mathaf – Arabic for ‘museum’ – is the first institution of its kind in the region focusing entirely on Arab art and creativity.” Read on for images and information from the magazine. Continue reading