Anna Korver named Tuwaiq Sculpture winner

The Tuwaiq International Sculpture Symposium has named the winners of its 2021 edition. First prize goes to New Zealander Anna Korver; Haider Alawi Al-Alawi and Kim De Ruysscher are the runners up. A total of 20 new works were unveiled in Riyadh’s […]


Bulgari backs Dubai Culture’s talent

The Bulgari Contemporary Art Award is a new addition to the roster of opportuniites available to UAE-based artists. It’s not an open call, however, despite the promises that it will “support and inspire talents and empower them to be globally […]


Life cycling

Abu Dhabi’s Department of Municipalities and Transport has an AED 8 million programme named ‘For Abu Dhabi’ with a brief to “enhance the Emirates’ urban spaces and nature sites in order to improve the quality of life for residents and visitors” by […]


Finding 50 to Follow

The magpie team is once again putting together its annual list of the 50 most exciting, innovative and stimulating people in the UAE who are making a difference to the cultural and creative life of the Emirates. And we want […]


50 To Follow

Here it is: the 2019 edition of magpie’s 50 To Follow. Like most retrospective lists, it’s intended as a conversation piece. We fully expect you to disagree with our inclusions, and with the (admittedly pretty arbitrary) ranking that we’ve given […]


November opening for Jameel Arts Centre

Art Jameel has announced that its purpose-built contemporary arts institution Jameel Arts Centre will open its doors on 11 November. It’s also been announced that the Arts Centre will become home to the collection of the Abraaj Group Art Prize. […]