• January 17, 2018
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Arts

  • Show, from February 11 to April 22, will feature lithographs, photographs and originally paintings by the Spanish surrealist artist
  • Documenting forgotten spaces
    Jan 11, 2018 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Tarek Al Ghoussein’s new body of work captures places specific to a historical moment in urban development and the remnants of lives once lived inside it
  • A tribute to Arab innovation
    Jan 11, 2018 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Omar and Mohamed Kabbani used materials bought from a scrapyard to create artworks that celebrate the lives of Arab inventors, scientists and philosophers
  • An amazing Van Gogh art show is coming to UAE
    Jan 07, 2018 Shreeja Ravindranathan
    Be a part of masterpieces like The Starry Night – literally – at multimedia show Van Gogh Alive
  • ‘Lady Photographer’ of Palestine
    Jan 03, 2018 By Marwan AsmarSpecial to Weekend Review
    Karimeh Abbud's photographs provide a rare documentation of Palestinian life
  • A key figure in abstraction
    Jan 03, 2018 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Olivier Mosset: Abstraction coincides with the anniversary of the founding of BMPT, an acronym for the Paris-based minimalist art collective formed in 1967
  • The portrait painter
    Jan 03, 2018 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Well-known for his portraits of children, Nick Bashall has travelled with the British army as a war artist, documenting its campaigns in Kosovo, Kabul and Iraq
  • Afghanistan’s ‘Sultan of Cinema’
    Dec 27, 2017 By Ashley Hamer
    Salim Shaheen is a one-man film industry, prepared to risk all in his mission to entertain
  • Bridging cultures through art
    Dec 27, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    A joint exhibition by Alliance Française Dubai brings together an Emirati artist and four French artists to pay tribute to the friendship between the UAE and France
  • Cascading colours
    Dec 27, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    British artist Ian Davenport takes his dripping technique further to incorporate puddles of paint formed at the bottom of the panels as a sculptural element
  • A village where every home is a studio
    Dec 27, 2017 By Nilima PathakSpecial to Weekend Review
    Raghurajpur, in the eastern Indian state of Odisha, is famous for pattachitra — cloth-based scroll paintings featuring religious themes
  • Rejecting labels of identity
    Dec 20, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    The third solo exhibition in Dubai of Iranian artist Shahpour Pouyan features ceramic sculptures that represent his genetic identity through architecture
  • The concept of thought
    Dec 20, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Nadim Karam has used recycled steel rods from destroyed buildings in Beirut to create his latest sculptures
  • Memories of another world
    Dec 20, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Azad Nanakeli’s paintings are about excavating memory so that we can learn from the past and find a way to get back in touch with our humanity
  • Decoding the inner spiritual journey
    Dec 20, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Indian artist Ria Sharma’s vibrant acrylic paintings explore the beauty of the world within us
  • ‘Positive irony’ pursued over four decades
    Dec 20, 2017 By N.P. Krishna KumarSpecial to Weekend Review
    An exhibition in Sharjah celebrates Hassan Sharif’s lifelong role as an advocate and pioneer for the development of contemporary art and thought in the UAE
  • Largest comprehensive survey of Sharif’s work
    Dec 20, 2017 By N.P. Krishna KumarSpecial to Weekend Review
    He was very open and willing to share his creativity and thinking with others, says Shaikha Hoor Al Qasimi, curator of the show
  • India Fest becomes a confluence of cultures
    Dec 16, 2017 Binsal Abdul Kader, Senior Reporter
    Three-day festival attracts Indians and their friends of other communities
  • The making of the Gulf News calendar
    Dec 14, 2017 By Jyoti Kalsi, Special to Weekend Review
    Our artistic 2018 calendar celebrates the timeless art of Arabic calligraphy
  • ‘I thought Hillary was very dangerous’
    Dec 13, 2017 By Emma Brockes
    Once the bete noire of the right, now Susan Sarandon finds herself even more hated by the left
  • Capturing the social fabric of Iraq
    Dec 13, 2017 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    Considered the founding father of Iraqi photography, Latif Al Ani was prolific in documenting everyday life in the country, from the 1950s to the 1970s
  • Exhibit at Philippine Consulate in Dubai a reflection of his journey in the UAE
  • A museum of folk traditions
    Dec 06, 2017 By Rakesh KumarSpecial to Weekend Review
    Spread over 10 acres in northwestern India’s Jodhpur town, Arna Jhana celebrates the open spaces of the desert, including its flora and fauna
  • A traditional carpet woven with social history
    Dec 06, 2017 By Syed Hamad AliSpecial to Weekend Review
    For 35 years, Hikmet Sirlak has been selling kilim in Istanbul and finds joy in the masterpieces created by nomadic weavers in the interior areas of Anatolia
  • The fight for women’s suffrage in Switzerland
    Dec 06, 2017 By Mythily RamachandranSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Divine Order, a Swiss drama film directed by Petra Volpe, illustrates how peer pressure can influence the political process
  • Judges praise Zanzibar-born artist for 'seriousness of themes she addressed' in works celebrating black creativity
  • The world according to Alfredo Jaar
    Nov 29, 2017 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Chilean artist’s work finds order from the chaos of human despair
  • For the love of Sufi music
    Nov 29, 2017 By Haroon MiraniSpecial to Weekend Review
    One man is determined that a 500-year-old music form will survive and thrive in Kashmir
  • A place to learn classical performing arts
    Nov 29, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Apart from hosting performances and workshops, Malhaar offers training as well as courses in theatre, art and craft
  • A cultural hub for emerging artists
    Nov 29, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    A non-profit initiative founded in 2015, Alserkal Cultural Foundation hosts various concepts under one roof to support and promote budding talent
  • The New Bedford Whaling Museum enlisted the help of a textile conservator to fix the “Grand Panorama of a Whaling Voyage Round the World”
  • The politics of natural resources
    Nov 22, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Artists express their concern about the exploitation of nature and its devastating impact on the environment