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Arts & Culture

  • A question of politics
    Oct 18, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Dubai-based Iranian artist Ramin Haerizadeh uses a variety of materials to investigate contemporary global issues such as identity, gender, intolerance and political power games
  • A comment on contemporary urban culture
    Oct 18, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Raja’a Khalid explores ideas of masculinity, athleticism, adornment, desire, ritual, conspicuous production and crypto-secularity
  • Online auction sans buyer’s premium
    Oct 18, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Artiana will conduct a sale of classical, modern and contemporary South Asian art from October 26 to 30
  • The remaking of Dusseldorf
    Oct 18, 2017 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Andreas Quartier, an 18,000 square metre project in the heart of the city’s old town, is based on a monumental court building built between 1913-1921
  • The essence of portraiture
    Oct 11, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    The distorted faces in Amir Khojasteh’s abstract portraits speak about the flaws of powerful leaders while Philip Mueller chooses to ignore the shortcomings of people
  • A woman’s perspective
    Oct 11, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    An exhibition at XVA gallery questions how a woman’s worth is judged in contemporary society
  • A counter image to death and destruction
    Oct 11, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    A new body of work by Mohannad Orabi conveys a message of hope for the future
  • How NY became an art hub
    Oct 11, 2017 By Nathalie FarahSpecial to Weekend Review
    Curated by Melissa Rachleff, an exhibition at the NYUAD Art Gallery reflects on the city’s renaissance and its rise as an international capital of culture during the 1950s and 1960s
  • A sense of disquiet lingers in Istanbul
    Oct 04, 2017 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    At the 12th edition of the art fair, artists appeared to be mindful of an atmosphere of political unease in Turkey
  • The concept of the tableau
    Oct 04, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Major works by French artist Pierre Dunoyer explore the artist’s deep-rooted interest in abstraction
  • Inspired by ancient Persian mythology
    Oct 04, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Iranian artist Roshanak Aminelahi’s works are based on folklore, but they are relevant to the current geo-political situation
  • Exploring the architecture of space and memory
    Oct 04, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Indian artist M. Pravat presents drawings, paintings, sculptures, collages and installations that combine imaginary urban plans and architectural blueprints with construction materials
  • UAE 46 art competition
    Oct 04, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Event organised by Swiss Art Gate aims to celebrate, appreciate and reflect the achievements of the UAE over the last 46 years through art
  • Knowledge should not be for sale: Juma Al Majid
    Sep 28, 2017 By Shakir NooriSpecial to Weekend Review
    Emirati businessman-philanthropist hopes the rich literary heritage of the Arab, Islamic and broader world would be preserved for future generations
  • Making a mark on generations of pilgrims
    Sep 27, 2017 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Razzouk family has been tattooing visitors to the Old City of Jerusalem for centuries
  • Portraits that tell the subject’s story
    Sep 27, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Gulf Photo Plus pored over 500 images submitted by photographers based in 35 countries to the ones that push the traditional definition of portraiture