Art

A singular vision: more than one style of modernism

‘Cultural exchange’ might be an overused phrase these days, but there’s no denying its value – sharing ideas, traditions, knowledge, behaviours from a background completely different to your own is the essence of intellectual openness. And no, you don’t have […]

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How to listen (and maybe not to hear)

Alserkal Arts Foundation has announced its programme for 2021-2022, an project that explores the power of sound and spoken language and includes the UAE’s first ambisonic* landscape. The latter comes in the form of a new exhibition, A Slightly Curving […]

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The Dubai Collection makes its public debut

The Dubai Collection – an interesting exercise in persuading private and corporate entities to loan works from their art collections for public view – makes its first public appearance next month in the form of an exhibition titled When Images […]

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Expo 2020 Dubai: our top 10 picks

There’s obviously a lot to see at Expo 2020 Dubai – more than 200 pavilions, up to 60 live events each day, and enough ideas to keep you buzzing for a few months. And there’s a lot of art and […]

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Jury for Dubai’s Bulgari Contemporary Art Award

The jury for the Bulgari Contemporary Art Award has been named. The award, run jointly by Dubai Culture and the Italian luxury brand Bulgari, will be given to one artist from a shortlist produced by Dubai Culture; the winning work […]

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Ithra Art Prize for Nadia Kaabi-Linke

This is the first year that the Ithra Art Prize has been open to artists from any Arab country – the previous three iterations of the prize, presented by the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (aka Ithra) in collaboration […]