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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“Shah Abbas and his Page Boy”: Iranian artist Fereydoun Ave at Rossi & Rossi, Hong Kong


The exhibition’s title “Shah Abbas and his Page Boy” references Muhammad Qasim’s 17th century painting of the Safavid ruler Shah Abbas I in the collection of the Musée du Louvre in Paris.

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FotoFest 2014 Biennial introduces leading Middle Eastern artists to the US


Wendy Watriss and Karin Adrian von Roques talk about Houston’s FotoFest Biennial, which just launched its 2014 edition with works of 49 artists from the Middle East and North Africa, marking the first time in its twenty years that the Biennial features photography from the region.

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