• June 19, 2018
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Arts

  • Tagore and Yeats: A Nobel relationship
    Jun 14, 2018 By Mick O’Reilly, Special to Weekend Review
    St Stephen’s Green is as Dublin as it gets. So how come there’s a statue here of Rabindranath Tagore when Ireland has a plethora of literary giants of its own?
  • United by systematic techniques
    Jun 13, 2018 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    In a group exhibition, 11 artists find creative ways to express themselves while working within traditional systems
  • Utopian urbanscapes
    Jun 13, 2018 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Iranian artist Nargess Hashemi’s latest works ‘imagine cities that are designed with architectural convenience but around the needs of the communities they are built for’
  • The politicisation of Palestinian embroidery
    Jun 13, 2018 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    An exhibition in Birzeit examines the iconic craft through the lenses of gender, labour, symbol, commodity and class
  • Putting Chhaygaon on the world map
    Jun 13, 2018 By Mythily RamachandranSpecial to Weekend Review
    With four national awards and a string of international prizes for Village Rockstars, Indian filmmaker Rima Das is shining the spotlight on Assam
  • Human scale in urban design
    Jun 07, 2018 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    UAE’s National Pavilion at the Venice Biennale explores the capacity of architecture to connect with history, time, place and people
  • The art of determination
    Jun 07, 2018 By Jyoti Kalsi, Special to Weekend Review
    Artists at two exhibitions in Dubai give viewers the opportunity to learn about their concerns regarding pressing issues and their aspirations for the future
  • Frozen with fear: A photographic journey
    Jun 06, 2018 By Sean O’Hagan
    From glaciers to nuclear bunkers, Chloe Dewe Mathews descends into the dark heart of the Swiss mountains that inspired Mary Shelley
  • 'Raccommodeuses de filets dans les dunes' bought by American collector at Paris sale
  • Listening to the silence
    May 31, 2018 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Kourosh Golnari wants to acknowledge women who face the hardships of life with strength — by telling the stories of strong and wise Iranian women
  • A homage to Jene Highstein
    May 30, 2018 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    A solo exhibition at Alserkal Avenue celebrates the works of a key figure of sculptural abstraction
  • Kiwi director Jane Campion talks about the end of the patriarchy, doing away with decorum, and how losing her baby son changed her forever
  • SAF’s spring exhibitions span generations
    May 24, 2018 By N.P. Krishna KumarSpecial to Weekend Review
    Works by Latif Al Ani, Anna Boghiguian, Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim and Zineb Sedira provide insights on issues that have influenced contemporary art
  • Traditional folklore in a contemporary style
    May 24, 2018 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    Yuristanbek Shygaev’s paintings are inspired by the cultural heritage and traditions of Kyrgystan
  • Capturing the spirit of Ramadan
    May 24, 2018 Jyoti Kalsi, Special to Weekend Review
    Paintings, sculptures, collages and installations by artists of various nationalities and cultural backgrounds highlight different aspects of the holy month
  • Two oil paintings of Claude Monet's garden in Vetheuil have been reunited
  • 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 Jyoti Kalsi, Special 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 Jyoti Kalsi, Special 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