Art from the Middle East – Gulf Region

Britain’s favourite Picasso heads to Qatar after failure to raise £50m

by Nick Clark – THURSDAY 11 APRIL 2013     One of the best-loved works by Pablo Picasso on display in Britain is set to leave the country next month … Continue reading

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Iraqi Artist Sundus Abdul Hadi Speaks Up

by shakomakoNET Sundus Abdul Hadi describes herself as a multimedia artist. Her ability to weave different materials and platforms into strong unforgettable sounds and images is exceptional. Influenced by Iraq and … Continue reading

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Iraqi artist portrays a bittersweet childhood

2013-04-13 By Nohad Topalian in Beirut – Al Iraqi artist Riad Nehmeh’s paintings are on display at the Beirut Souks. [Nohad Topalian/Al-Shorfa] In his Beirut Souks exhibition, “Our Children, … Continue reading

April 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Dubai $45 Million Art Fair Stars Bridge on Beach, Kusama

By Zahra Hankir – Mar 20, 2013  “Curved Bridge” (2003) by Chris Burden. Made from stainless steel and wood, it is included in the Art on the Beach section of Art Dubai. A … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Lithographs on exhibition in Sharjah depict Levant in 19th century

by Rym Ghazai Oct 13, 2012 Set in the background, in the distance under a haze, is the Al Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock, one of the … Continue reading

October 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Egyptian artist Said’s works to be auctioned in Dubai

By Janice Ponce de Leon, Staff Reporter Published: 09:30 August 25, 2012 Dubai: Art aficionados and collectors in the UAE are being offered a rare opportunity to bid on two … Continue reading

August 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Saatchi Online’s 100 curators 100 days

Aug 5, 2012 It’s billed as the largest online art exhibition in the world. Last month, Saatchi Online – the Saatchi Gallery’s internet space which helps artists without gallery representation … Continue reading

August 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Middle Eastern photographers present their region in London exhibit

Jessica Holland – Aug 14, 2012 Western preconceptions about life in the Middle East are being swept away by a new exhibition at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, which features bold … Continue reading

August 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Fast Rising Market for Middle Eastern Contemporary Art

The market for contemporary art from a wide range of Middle Eastern countries has been rapidly expanding in recent years, both in concentrated regions there as well as in the … Continue reading

August 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

Photography & Faith: “Capture the Spirit of Ramadan” International Photography Competition™

(Dubai) Photographers in the Gulf and around the world were invited to participate in the 2nd annual International Ramadan Photography Competition by taking photographs of anything and everything related to … Continue reading

August 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

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