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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Armenian diaspora artist Hrair Sarkissian on view at Fondazione Carispezia


Syrian-Armenian artist Hair Sarkissian’s photographs are presented for the first time in a solo show in Italy at Fondazione Carispezia in La Spezia. The exhibition “Hrair Sarkissian. Back to the Future”, running until 21 February 2016 at the La Spezia-based … Continue reading

An infinite geometry: Rana Begum at Jhaveri Contemporary – in pictures


Weaving a western-influenced minimalist approach with a search for the divine and the unknown steeped in Islamic tradition, Rana Begum explores the infinite possibilities of geometry at Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai.

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First Syrian artist among 5 Abraaj Capital Art Prize 2013 recipients


The Abraaj Capital Art Prize (ACAP) announced the five winning artists for its fifth edition on 27 August 2012. Among them is first time Syrian winner, artist Hrair Sarkissian.

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