• October 18, 2017
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Articles by Jyoti Kalsi

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Life in black and white
    Sep 27, 2017 Jyoti Kalsi, Special to Weekend Review
    Abdullah Lutfi’s canvasses are filled with buildings, people, animals and words that reveal his keen sense of observation, as well as his quirky sense of humour
  • Mystical stillness and frantic movement
    Sep 27, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Inspired by Capoeira, Moroccan artist Hiba Khamlichi’s paintings are infused with colour, energy and movement
  • A colourful celebration of life
    Sep 27, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    A group exhibition at Ductac is presenting artworks ranging from abstract paintings to realistic depictions of life
  • Social and cultural dynamics in the Arab world
    Sep 20, 2017 By Jyoti Kalsi, Special to Weekend Review
    Filled with faceless, fragmented bodies, Tunisian artist Thameur Mejri’s paintings express the physical and psychological effects of recent upheavals in the region
  • How militarism has seeped into our daily lives
    Sep 20, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Pouran Jinchi inventories the unspoken traces of endless wars and perpetual conflict in popular culture
  • Celebrating art at Alserkal Avenue
    Sep 13, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Dubai’s culture neighbourhood offers patrons an opportunity to explore creativity in all forms
  • Cultural connection
    Sep 13, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    An exhibition examines the parallels between spiritual and urban cultures in Saudi Arabia and Utah
  • When people will drive flying cars
    Sep 06, 2017 Jyoti Kalsi
, Special to Weekend Review
    Renaud Marion’s Air Drive series features images of cars without wheels, levitating above the ground in various urban locations