Organic explosion: Dubai’s ‘art district’ Alserkal Avenue expansion


Alserkal Avenue extends its reach with addition of respected international galleries, bold commissions and first residency programme.

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3 insiders reveal the hottest contemporary art venues in the Gulf


Three experts from the Middle East pick the best places to see contemporary art in the region.

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Art museum independence challenged – The Guardian


In a scathing review of Damien Hirst’s ongoing Tate Modern retrospective, Hari Kunzru of The Guardian questions museum independence.

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Sharjah 2012 March Meeting attracts top art professionals, from MoMA to UNESCO – event alert


Sharjah Art Foundation is inviting art professionals across the world to attend their 2012 March Meeting, being held from 17 to 19 March 2012.

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What is ahead for contemporary Asian art, 2012 and beyond? Part IV


In this final installment of our ‘trends in contemporary art’ series, we look at how collectors are adapting to the era of information technology and increased interconnection.

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New private contemporary art museum for Dubai


The Salsali Private Museum, home to the private collection of art patron Ramin Salsali, opened its doors to the public and collectors on 13 November 2011 in Al Quoz, Dubai.

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