Lawrence Abu Hamdan wins Abraaj Group Art Prize

The Abraaj Group has announced Lawrence Abu Hamdan (above) as the winner of the tenth Abraaj Group Art Prize, with Basma Alsharif, Neil Beloufa and Ali Cherri named as the shortlisted artists.  Each year, The […]


Competition: art for National Day

It’s always good to give something back: Swiss Art Gate UAE is running a National Day art competition in collaboration Jumeirah at Etihad Towers in Abu Dhabi that benefits the Wanna Read? initiative. The winner […]


Finding 50 to follow

magpie magazine is putting together its annual list of the 50 most exciting, innovative and stimulating people in the UAE who are active in design, performance and the arts. In January we’ll be publishing our […]


Photography as art: reimagining the image

The Art Jameel Photography Award aims at establishing a platform of creativity through image making which will give opportunities for established  and emerging artists from all over the GCC. This year’s AJPA has the theme […]


Top Abu Dhabi photo contest closing soon

15 July is the deadline for submissions to the Abu Dhabi Through Your Eyes competition, the premier contest for photographers to capture the spirit of the UAE. Organised by the Office of Government Communications and […]