Art

Magical Mystery Tour

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On a typically wet and dreary day in London, I arrived, umbrella in hand, at the doorstep of Afsoon’s Ladbroke Grove studio, and rang the bu...

She Rose to the Challenge

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Labeling oneself a “longtime advocate of Middle Eastern arts” suddenly appears to be in vogue. It’s unnerving that this label is, more often...

Comic Relief

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Comedians and comedy professionals, they say, are among the brightest folks to have ever walked the earth. Now let’s not over exaggerate thi...

MOMO, The Arts & The Bank

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This Beirut Art Fair, from September 17 to 24 2013, we stepped into a bubble gum. Beirut’s Momo at the Souks, its restaurant and bar areas, ...

Where Art Thou Talent?

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Among a crowd of art enthusiasts and professionals, it is very easy to single out Taymour Grahne as a novice. That, of course, if you’re jud...

State of Art

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The “buy local” movement sweeping across the global food industry has agreeably spilled over to the art world as well, including the regiona...

A Cinematic Affair

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Born in 2007, AFAC (Arab Fund for Arts and Culture) was established in 2007 as an independent grant-making initiative. AFAC facilitates indi...

Creating An Arts Hub

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Born in Dubai, Abdelmonem Bin Eisa Alserkal, developed a vision for Alserkal Avenue arts district which hosts contemporary art spaces in the...

Louvre Abu Dhabi

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Louvre Abu Dhabi will open its next exhibition on 22 April (running until 20 July) on Saadiyat Island showcasing important works of art from...