Art

Coming to Qatar

The imminent World Cup in Qatar probably isn’t intended to fill the country with culture-hungry art lovers, but it has provided a mass boost to infrastructure that includes a series of cultural initiatives for this autumn – a programme that […]

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Christo Award goes to three NYUAD undergrads

The winners of the tenth edition of The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Award have been named as three NYUAD sophomore undergraduates – Emirati national Roudhah Al Mazrouei, Gerald Jason Cruz from the Philippines, and Jennifer Tsai from Taiwan (left to right […]

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Sharjah Biennial’s 140+ artists

More than 140 artists from over 70 countries have been listed for Sharjah Biennial 15 to realise the vision of the late Okwui Enwezor. It’s a genuinely impressive roster that include a number of major international figures active across a […]

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How to collect art ethically

Does the art world need a code for ethical collecting? It is after a massive business – worth $50.1 billion in 2021, according to Clare McAndrew’s Art Basel and UBS Global Art Market Report. That was a fifth lower than […]

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Mawaheb is back with a new studio

Mawaheb, Dubai’s nonprofit art studio for people of determination, was forced to close its long-established Al Fahidi base 18 months ago because of the pandemic. Now it’s back, with a new location in the GC Avenue development on Al Quoz’s […]

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Sikka’s back to bookend Dubai art season

After two years of Covid-induced postponement, Sikka is back … and different. Some things remain the same, of course, including the location. The Festival again takes over Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood for its 10th edition, running from 15 – 24 […]