Echoes across time: Lebanese artist Fouad Elkoury’s “Suite Egyptienne” at The Third Line, Dubai


Fouad Elkoury retraces groundbreaking 19th century journey guided by contemporary muse.

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Military complex: Qatari-American artist Sophia Al Maria – in conversation


On the occasion of her latest solo show at The Third Line Gallery in Dubai, Art Radar speaks to Qatari-American artist Sophia Al Maria who mixes dread and desire to alert and alarm.

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Scripts and sensibility: Iranian-American Pouran Jinchi – interview


Art Radar catches up with Pouran Jinchi to learn more about her latest series that examines the “language of aesthetic culture of the military” and how her work employs hope in times of despair.

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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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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

Technicolour and the silver screen: Youssef Nabil – interview


Art Radar speaks with Egyptian artist Youssef Nabil about his trademarked hand-coloured black and white images and his second video featuring actress Salma Hayek.

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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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