Category: Art

Their Voices, Our Dreams

Ayyam Gallery decided to hold a fundraising exhibition at their gallery, showcasing the poignant works by Sami Samawi. Partnering with the Little Wings Foundation, 100% of the proceeds will go to the children in Gaza. Inspired by our dreams and the surreal daily footage of the conflict, these AI-generated images...

New Works by Farhad Moshiri

The Third Line participated in the 15th edition of Abu Dhabi Art 2023 with a solo presentation of new works by artist Farhad Moshiri. Moshiri’s art blends the classic shapes of ancient Persian pottery with contemporary colours, evident in large canvases featuring Iranian inscriptions. These jar paintings are a product...

Exhibition: Journey of a Letter

HE Sheikh Salem bin Abdulrahman Al Qasimi, chairman of the Sharjah Ruler’s Office, inaugurated the “Journey of a Letter” exhibition at the Sharjah Calligraphy Museum. The opening was in the presence of H.E. Mohammad Ahmad Al Murr, Chairman of Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Library Foundation, Salem Ali Salem Ahmed...

Representation of The Estate of Josep Grau-Garriga

Josep Grau-Garriga was born in 1929 in Sant Cugat del Vallès. He lived and worked in Catalonia until 1992, and then in the French region of Angers until he died in 2011. A major pioneer innovator in the art of tapestry and a prominent figure in the post-War Spanish art...

Open-Air Sculpture Symposium

ScoglieraViva, the International Open-Air Sculpture Symposium, organised by the Municipal Administration of Caorle, returns this year. Over the past thirty years, it has transformed the reef of the city of Caorle, in the province of Venice, into a veritable open-air museum. The 21st edition of ScoglieraViva featured three sculptors selected...

Exhibition Colours of Place

The exhibition of watercolours and other works by the Bosnian architect and painter Ahmed Dzuvic is on view at the Bosniak Institute in Sarajevo. The donor exhibition Ahmed Dzuvic: Colours of Place in the gallery of the Bosniak Institute consists of a display of 117 watercolours and other works by...

The Architectural Legacy by Bosniaks in Istanbul

A large list of Bosniaks were prominent military commanders, admirals, viziers, pashas, scholars, and artists in the Ottoman Empire. Many left behind numerous monuments like mosques, madrasas, hammams, bezistans, residential facilities, bridges, etc. In this article, we present four selected mosques in Istanbul, sponsored by Bosniaks. Historical Background Bosniaks, besides...

The Enhancement of creativity

The winner of the 16th edition is Anna Drozd-Tutaj (Poland) of the ‘Sculpture and Installation’ section, with the work The Power of the Element, a rare example of a work of art that uses crochet doilies to create a contemporary and spectacular composition which, despite its monumentality, retains an ephemeral character. The jury’s...

Fraternal Visuals & Visual Synonyms

As part of the XXXIX International Festival Sarajevo Winter, a traditional cultural and artistic event held in the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the exhibition ‘Fraternal Visuals’ opened at the Preporod Gallery. Also, the exhibition ‘Visual Synonyms’ opened at the Art Gallery of the International University in Sarajevo. Both exhibitions...

The Third Line at Art Dubai 2023

The Third Line is pleased to announce its participation in the 16th edition of Art Dubai, returning this year with two solo presentations at Booth: D-1 (Art Dubai Contemporary) and M-1 (Art Dubai Modern). Laleh Khorramian debuts a series of new paintings and mixed-media works in Art Dubai Contemporary, and...

Art Fair at Sabrina Amrani Gallery

Sabrina Amrani Gallery presents works by Joel Andrianomearisoa, Manal Aldowayan, Nicene Kossentini, Waqas Khan, Timo Nasseri and Carlos Aires. In ‘When the day belongs to the night III’ Joel Andrianomearisoa created an artwork that speaks of complex and various landscapes from Madagascar and India, shared experiences and his aesthetic interest...

Exhibition The Common Pursuit of Happiness

A solo exhibition at Ayyam Gallery will feature Mouteea Murad’s most recent work and will be split in two, a participatory installation on the one hand and the completed painting exhibition on the other. “If there is an abiding theme in The Pursuit of Happiness it is the idea that you come...

Fractured Landscapes

Lawrie Shabibi opened the September 2022 Art Season with ‘Fractured Landscapes’, a solo exhibition by London artist Nathaniel Rackowe, his third exhibition at the gallery. Rackowe’s practice spans public art, installation, sculpture, contemporary dance and painting; investigating form and materiality through his observations of light and the effect its vicissitudes...

Xposure 2022

The sixth edition of Xposure International Photography Festival, a premier global event dedicated to celebrating the art of photography, hosted 57 of the world’s leading photographers. Their unique works demonstrated the breadth of contemporary image-making and storytelling and reflect their exceptional experiences and adventures. The Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB)...

‘Lines’ and ‘Time’ Photo Contest

The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) has concluded the May 2022 edition of the Instagram Photo Contest, Lines, and the June 2022 edition Time. Ten winners were announced across all the contests, with submissions being received under the hashtag #HIPAContest_Lines for the May edition and #HIPAContest_Time for the...

Dubai 2022

Art Dubai closed its 15th edition on Sunday 13 March 2022, with strong sales reported across all four sections of the fair: Modern, Contemporary, Bawwaba and Art Dubai Digital. Marking a full-scale return at Madinat Jumeirah, Art Dubai’s 2022 edition was the fair’s largest to date, with a record attendance...

Magnificent Architectures

‘Magnificent Architectures’ presents works by Italian artist Luigi Ballarin for the first time in Sarajevo and was on view from April 28 to May 12, 2022 in Hanikah, Sarajevo. The exhibition, curated by Beste Gürsu, shows how Luigi Ballarin meticulously builds thin bridges between the roots of western and eastern...

The Third Line

The Third Line participated in the 15th edition of Art Dubai with a group presentation of works by Amir H. Fallah, Huda Lutfi, Jordan Nassar, Sahand Hesamiyan and Youssef Nabil. The artists each work from their own experiences to address identity, culture, and nostalgia narratives. Created from his imagination, Jordan...

Alserkal Art Week

Alserkal will celebrate the importance of contemporary art with the return of Alserkal Art Week, running from 3-13 March 2022. With a line-up that includes some of the most important experimental artists of the moment, the 20+ exhibitions on show in Alserkal Avenue include Dubai’s first ambisonic sound exhibition presented...

The Treasured Art of Huda Al Bakri

Accepting a job offer, I moved to Saudi Arabia, a country about whose culture I knew little. The first thing that surprised and amazed me was the widespread creativity of the people I met and the growing art world here, both private and well supported by the government. There are,...