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A Conversation With Slavs and Tatars, on the Occasion of Their Curation of Art Dubai's 2014 Marker Program

James Scarborough | Posted 05.11.2014 | Arts
James Scarborough

"Art fairs are perhaps the exemplary modernist accelerator in so far as they establish and extend new networks within pre-existing ones."

An Interview with Lebanese artist, Pascal Hachem, from London's Selma Feriani Gallery, Art Dubai 2013

James Scarborough | Posted 05.21.2013 | Arts
James Scarborough

JS: When and how did you decide you wanted to be an artist? What was it like growing up in Lebanon, personally and artistically, and why did you leave...

An Interview with Pakastani artist Nusra Latif Qureshi, from Australia's Sutton Gallery, Art Dubai 2013

James Scarborough | Posted 05.21.2013 | Arts
James Scarborough

JS: When and how did you decide you wanted to be an artist? What challenges did you face growing up as a female artist in Lahore? Why did you leave? D...

An Interview with Prateek Raja, Co-Founder of Experimenter Gallery in Kolkata, India, on the Occasion of His Gallery's Participation in Art Dubai

James Scarborough | Posted 05.20.2013 | Arts
James Scarborough

We started Experimenter with a very clear focus. At the time we felt that contemporary practice was being under-represented in the country.

An Interview With Bisi Silva, Curator of Art Dubai's 'Marker' Project

James Scarborough | Posted 05.16.2013 | Arts
James Scarborough

This third edition of Marker, curated by Lagos-based Bisi Silva for the seventh edition of Art Dubai, describes the societal changes sparked by the rapid development of West African cities.

Prolegomena to the Dubai Art Fair

James Scarborough | Posted 05.28.2012 | Arts
James Scarborough

What you can extract from Art Week is that, even if the global economy is turbulent, the market for contemporary art is bullish; it thrives. More significantly it shows art unfettered, quirky, and free to respond to the vicissitudes of life, as it has done, does, and always will do.

Beyond the White Cube: The Rich Mosaic of Hayv Kahraman's Art and Life

Yasmine Mohseni | Posted 05.22.2012 | Arts
Yasmine Mohseni

This desire to create beautiful work comes from her experience in graphic design, where symmetry and aesthetics are of utmost importance. Witnessing her country torn apart by war and violence, especially against women, has informed the subject matter in her work.

Acclaimed Art Dubai to Return for Sixth Edition

MutualArt | Posted 05.15.2012 | Arts
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2012-03-15-dubai.JPG From humble beginnings to international art fair extravaganza, the sixth annual Art Dubai fair returns to its roots this March.

Middle East's Political Unrest Focus Of Works At Art Dubai

ARTINFO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

DUBAI-- A little boy holds a kite reel; next to him, a girl holds the kite's string as another flings her arms up to the kite in the hope of catching ...

Surprise? Iranian Contemporary Art Leads Market

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

The "globalization" of the art market has produced a large supply of new work by artists in China, India, Africa, South America and the Middle East.

Dubai Prize Comes to New York: The 2010 Abraaj Capital Art Prize Winners at the Museum of Arts and Design

Marina Cashdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

2010-10-12-pullphoto.jpg Last week, the U.S. premiere of the 2010 Abraaj Capital Art Prize opened at the Museum of Arts and Design.

ART WORLDWIDE: Reinventing a Global Language with Art

Spread ArtCulture | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Spread ArtCulture

Art fairs, with their aggregation of art dealers forming a one-stop shopper's marketplace for art, attract high-spending collectors, generate greater sales and have to some extent replaced galleries.

Culture Clicks: Weekly Art News Roundup

Emily Waldorf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Emily Waldorf

Koons's BMW 'Art Car' to Run at Le Mans Endurance Race in June (Bloomberg), Annie Leibovitz Sued by Brunswick Capital for Finance Fees (Bloomberg), and more!