Jameel Prize 4 announces shortlisted artists


London’s V&A has announced its shortlist of 11 artists and designers for the upcoming Jameel Prize 2016, which will be launched in June at the Pera Museum in Istanbul.

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16 Algerian contemporary artists to know now


Contemporary artists residing in Algeria and abroad look beyond its colonial past to uncover new ground. Algeria’s long history of colonialism and conquest provides complex narratives and fertile ground for contemporary artists who push the boundaries between tradition and modernity, … Continue reading

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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Islamic tradition reworked by 10 Jameel Prize finalists – artwork and artists


The 10 finalists for the 2011 Jameel Prize have been announced. To qualify for this V&A-administered prize, all artists must seek influence from Islamic art.

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