Preview: ArtBahrain 2015


Manama’s Bahrain Bay hosts the inaugural ArtBahrain, the kingdom’s first art fair, from 13 to 16 October 2015, with a showing of local contemporary artists and galleries from the Middle East and beyond.

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Contemporary Muslim calligraphy debuts in Malaysia – in pictures


To celebrate its 15th anniversary, Kuala Lumpur’s Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM) is displaying its private collection of contemporary Islamic calligraphy publicly for the first time, in an exhibition titled “Nun Wa Al Qalam: Contemporary Muslim Calligraphy”, ongoing until 10 May 2014.

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Art Dubai’s aim of giving back to region realised? Media round-up


The fifth edition of West Asian art fair Art Dubai has came to a close in March 2011. What did the media report? International audience and art and connection-generating events.

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