• May 20, 2018
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Arts

  • A screening of short films will take place in Ramadan as part of the Gallery’s current exhibition, Permanent Temporariness: Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti
  • Inspired by traditional Islamic art
    May 17, 2018 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    London-based Saudi Arabian artist Lulwah Al Homoud explains why she is fascinated with the geometric intricacies of Arabic calligraphy
  • A story about human beings
    May 17, 2018 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Houssam Ballan’s figures speak through their eyes and they have a three-dimensional sculptural quality but their age and cultural background is ambiguous
  • The art of collateral damage
    May 16, 2018 By Richard HolledgeSpecial to Weekend Review
    Photo London gives expression to the violence, censorship and oppression experienced by photographers across the Middle East
  • A piece of jewellery or a work of art?
    May 10, 2018 Jyoti Kalsi, Special to Weekend Review
    An exhibition highlights many of the greatest artists and designers of the 20th and 21st centuries who have turned both their thoughts and talent to jewellery
  • Zayed tribute takes centre stage at art show
    May 10, 2018 Mary Achkhanian, Staff Reporter
    Metal sculpture of UAE founder among exhibits showcased by 16 Indian artists
  • The migration of symbols
    May 09, 2018 Jyoti Kalsi, Special to Weekend Review
    Colleen Quigley uses patterns and signs found in the urban landscape of Dubai to highlight the changes they undergo across time and space
  • A world built of light and memory
    May 09, 2018 By Laura Cumming
    From windmills cartwheeling across a Dutch sky to Venice dissolving at dusk, architecture for Monet was ever-changing nature by other means
  • An ugly truth about green energy
    May 09, 2018 By Luc Debraine
    Alternative energy projects might be good for the environment. But with a few exceptions, they’re awful on the eyes
  • Examining the state of 'refugeeness'
    May 02, 2018 Jyoti Kalsi, Special to Weekend Review
    Works by Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti explore how human experiences and identities are shaped by the permanence or impermanence of the environment
  • From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan review
    May 02, 2018 Reviewed by John Boyne
    The lives of a Syrian refugee, a heartbroken carer and a crooked moneyman cross with poignant results
  • ‘I wanted a break — but not for 15 years’
    May 02, 2018 By Simon Hattenstone
    As she begins her first album tour since 2002, she talks about the violent childhood and devastating divorce that make her a survivor
  • Noura Al Kaabi tours NYU Abu Dhabi
    Apr 30, 2018 Staff Report
    Her Excellency Noura Al Kaabi, toured New York University Abu Dhabi’s cultural venues
  • Abu Dhabi Book Fair is a reader’s paradise
    Apr 26, 2018 Sami Zaatari, Staff Reporter
    With 500,000 books on display, readers are spoilt for choice when it comes to finding the right book
  • African artists examine their cultural ethos
    Apr 25, 2018 Jyoti Kalsi, Special to Weekend Review
    Iranian businessman Farhad Bakhtiar is presenting their works in Dubai to support and promote the emerging artists
  • Art for all at Dubai exhibition
    Apr 25, 2018 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Works range from abstract and calligraphic to figurative and surrealist paintings in various media
  • A marvel of Mughal architecture
    Apr 25, 2018 Text and photos by Nilima Pathak, Special to Weekend Review
    The Bada Imambara in Lucknow was built in 1784 at the behest of Asaf-ud-Daula to provide employment to people affected by a devastating famine
  • Exhibition to feature 21 photos of wildlife from Kenya’s national reserve
  • The effects of objects on language
    Apr 23, 2018 Staff Report
    A solo exhibition in Beirut brings together a selection of new and previously seen mixed media works by Ahmed Badry
  • Handwritten bible in Dubai weighs 22kg
    Apr 22, 2018 By Evangeline Elsa Jose, Community Solutions Editor
    The biggest handwritten community bible in the world
  • The ideas that shape our identity
    Apr 21, 2018 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Indian artist Vivek Vilasini explores the transmigration of concepts, their assimilation, internalisation and the evolution of identities
  • Charting Paul Guiragossian’s journey
    Apr 19, 2018 Jyoti Kalsi, Special to Weekend Review
    The renowned artist’s own experience of conflict and exile were core influences in his work
  • Antonio Banderas went from arthouse Almodovar films to become Hollywood’s favourite Latin lover. Now, he’s playing Picasso
  • Step into Van Gogh’s world
    Apr 12, 2018 By Jyoti Kalsi, Special to Weekend Review
    An immersive, multisensory show at Dubai Design District celebrates the Dutch artist’s life and times
  • Rembrandt’s forgotten India connection
    Apr 12, 2018 By Naman P. Ahuja
    Curator Stephanie Schrader says the Dutch master was inspired by Indian imagery of empire, trade and luxury
  • Tashkeel looks back over the last 10 years
    Apr 11, 2018 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Dubai-based art hub was established in 2008 to facilitate creative experimentation and cross-cultural dialogue in the UAE
  • Video: Dubai residents show-off cosplay getup
    Apr 06, 2018 Falah Gulzar, Trainee Social Media Journalist
    Up to 65,000 at Comic Con 2018: Attendees dress up, enjoy first-person shooting games, meet their favourite superheroes
  • Manolo Valdés in Dubai
    Apr 04, 2018 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Spanish artist has developed a distinct visual language that blends the past with the present and references art history with a contemporary twist
  • Theyyam, Kerala’s unique dance form
    Apr 04, 2018 By Fyna AshwathSpecial to Weekend Review
    Drawing huge crowds, Theyyam rituals are a vital part of community life but some enthusiasts fear the ancient art form is becoming too sanitised
  • Politics and urban planning
    Apr 04, 2018 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Ala Younis’s new body of work focuses exclusively on women, and looks beyond the male dominance of Baghdad’s politics and architecture
  • Making the world a better place
    Apr 04, 2018 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Rather than being bitter about his circumstances, displaced Syrian artist Majd Kurdieh has found solace in spreading happiness and positivity through his art
  • John Boyega: I’m very direct. I can’t lie
    Apr 04, 2018 By Simon Hattenstone
    He shook up Star Wars as its first black stormtrooper and hasn’t looked back since. The English actor on facing down bullies and not being nicey-nice