PREVIEW: Christie’s Middle Eastern Art Sale – London

PREVIEW: Christie’s Middle Eastern Art Sale – London

Christie’s third ‘Middle Eastern Modern & Contemporary Art’ auction to take place outside of Dubai will take place on 23 October and is included as part of the rich and traditional Islamic Art Week in London. Around ninety works of Middle Eastern art have been...
Beirut Design Fair – we’re planning ahead!

Beirut Design Fair – we’re planning ahead!

Beirut Design Fair is just 5 weeks away! Don’t queue, save time, get your tickets now and enter the fairs without waiting. The 3rd edition of Beirut Design Fair and the 10th edition of Beirut Art Fair will take place in parallel from the 19th to the 22nd of...
Tamara Al Samerraei

Tamara Al Samerraei

At the heart of [Kuwaiti artist] Tamara Al-Samerraei’s new research, there is an object. Or rather, the idea of an object; a form which has shifted from the realm of the real to become an obsession, where the origin of this shape is of little importance. It could as...
Sharjah – one of the world’s five most creative cities?

Sharjah – one of the world’s five most creative cities?

Undoubtedly the region’s most creative city, the BBC’s Libby Banks has gone one step (well, one huge leap) further and touted Sharjah as one of the world’s most creative cities. Do you agree with her reasoning? To be fair, Ms. Banks has clearly taken...
Shaikha Al Mazrou

Shaikha Al Mazrou

Emirati artist Shaikha Al Mazrou is on a constant journey through materials, form, and content. In describing her work, Al Mazrou explains that it is less about storytelling and more about challenging perceptions. It comes mainly from the school of minimalism, with a...