Total eclipse: The “Black Sun” across cultures – picture feast


In “Black Sun” artist Shezad Dawood and curator Tom Trevor explore Jung’s ‘dark night of soul’, the solar eclipse as symbol of spiritual transformation.

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Alien encounters at Art Basel Hong Kong 2013: conceptual artist Shezad Dawood – interview


Conceptual artist Shezad Dawood talks ancient astronomy, archetypes and aliens ahead of Art Basel Hong Kong 2013. As the first ever Art Basel Hong Kong opens its doors from the 23 to 26 May 2013, UK-based artist Shezad Dawood talks … Continue reading

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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Art Dubai’s Global Art Forum 2012 adds days and cities to schedule – event alert


Returning for a sixth year as part of the Art Dubai contemporary art fair, the Global Arts Forum 2012 will expand to six days and spread to two cities.

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Shezad Dawood artist or feature film producer? Asian Art Newspaper interview


Shezad Dawood discusses the nature of his work and the artistic process involved in his upcoming feature film with the Asian Art Newspaper.

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Art world big boys attend second Abu Dhabi art


Abu Dhabi Art, a fair now in it’s second year, has quickly “come of age” reports Abu Dhabi-focussed English-language paper The National. Attracting big name artists, museum-quality artworks and playing host to representatives from the world’s major galleries, the fair has placed “itself squarely on the world art map and [is] making its presence felt.”

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Contemporary Indian photography becoming more popular – learn at Sothebys Institute


INDIA PHOTOGRAPHY ART COURSE Recent photography from India (and by Indian-born practitioners based overseas) has been steadily gaining in popularity and visibility over the last few years according to the Sothebys Institute. They will run a short Indian photography course … Continue reading