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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Preview: 9 highlights from Art Basel Hong Kong 2017


Attracting over 240 galleries from 34 countries, Art Basel Hong Kong brings together key galleries from the Asia-Pacific region.

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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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Abbas Akhavan wins Sobey Art Award 2015


Toronto-based, Iranian artist Abbas Akhavan wins the coveted Canadian art prize.

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From a Paris church to Kuwaiti malls: Artistic interventions in public spaces


Contemporary Art Platform Kuwait held a screening of Le passage des Chaises, a documentary about Japanese artist Tadashi Kawamata’s very public practice, on 9 January 2013.

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Art Dubai: strong sales shine through fog of political tension


The sixth edition of Art Dubai recently wrapped up, running from 21 to 24 March 2012. The fair reportedly logged high sales, despite political tension in the region fuelled by the Arab Spring.

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Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian collected by The Met


Dubai gallery The Third Line announced in a recent newsletter that work by Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian has been collected by the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Farmanfarmaian is a mosaic artist, often working mirrors, who has spent much of her prestigious artistic career in New York. She returned to Tehran in 2000 and continues her work from there.

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