Author Archives: artofthemideast

Abu Dhabi Art 2013

This was my first time attending Abu Dhabi Art (Nov. 20-23, 2013). I came in not knowing what to expect, but was pleasantly surprised at what I saw, despite the mini-crisis of the weather shutting down one of the main … Continue reading

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Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige Talk at the Guggenheim!

On Monday, December 2, Reem Fadda, Associate Curator, Middle Eastern Art, Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Project, will engage with Lebanese artists Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige in a lively discussion about their practice from 6:30 – 8:00 pm at the Guggenheim in … Continue reading

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The Auction Room: Middle Eastern Contemporary Art Auction!

AUCTION INFORMATION: Specialist in charge: Janet Rady  Email: mideasternart@theauctionroom.com Telephone: +44 (0)20 7499 4406 Exhibition Information: 17th – 18th September: 10am – 7pm 19th September: 10am – 6pm 27 + 28 Cork Street, London W1S 3NG AUCTION OVERVIEW: The Auction … Continue reading

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Huffington Post: An Interview with Taymour Grahne, on the Occasion of the Opening of His Gallery in New York

Check out Taymour Grahne discussing the upcoming gallery with the Huffington Post!  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/james-scarborough/an-interview-with-taymour_b_3770691.html#slide=2813000

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FotoFest International

FOTOFEST INTERNATIONAL | http://www.fotofest.org FotoFest Announces Theme and Dates  for the 2014 International Biennial CONTEMPORARY ARAB PHOTOGRAPHIC ART Photography, Video and Mixed-Media Art March 15 – April 27, 2014 Houston, Texas U.S.A.   HOUSTON, TEXAS – JUNE 15, 2013 – FotoFest International announces … Continue reading

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My Day at the Tate

         The Tate Modern is one of world’s most renowned institutions. The museum is a powerful force in the art world, often influencing the art market, and catapulting the careers of artists onto the global stage. I … Continue reading

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FT Article from 2007: Saatchi in talks on opening gallery in art-hungry UAE

What happened to the proposed gallery Charles Saatchi was hoping to set up in Dubai in 2007? Very interesting FT article I came across from 2007- had no idea! http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/9a187d92-94b1-11dc-9aaf-0000779fd2ac.html#axzz2YCtDkN00  

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