Category: Art

Solo Exhibition: Wild Flowers

Solo Exhibition: Wild Flowers

Pi Artworks Istanbul is pleased to host artist Nejat Sati’s solo exhibition Wild Flowers, a special show interpreting the links between art and nature. It presents an exploration of wildflowers concerning their colors. The exhibition for the first time presents this series of abstract paintings in one place and invites...

The Third Line at Art Basel 2019

The Third Line at Art Basel 2019

The Third Line participates in Art Basel with a solo presentation featuring new works by Farah Al Qasimi Farah’s latest body of work looks at domestic traditions of hospitality and interior decor witnessed across public and private spaces in the Gulf states. A ubiquitous mark of Britain’s presence in the...

A Decade-Long Explorations

A Decade-Long Explorations

The realization of the circle’s significance, in terms of motif and backstory, together with her arrival at something of a personal milestone, convinced the British-Pakistani artist Shahida Ahmed that it should be the central theme of her first show at the Mussawir Gallery in Lahore. The exhibition titled Full Circle...

Manifesting the Unseen

Manifesting the Unseen

Bringing together an international group of emerging Muslim women artists ‘Manifesting the Unseen’ invites the viewer to see the unseen, challenging their perceptions of Islam and Muslim women. The exhibition which is based at Broadway Market in Hackney showcases the talents of 11 Muslim women artists whose works include Islamic...

Poetry and Light in the work of Dana Awartani

Poetry and Light in the work of Dana Awartani

Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Dr. Sultan Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah, the Cultural Affairs Department at the Sharjah Department of Culture has organized the 21st edition of the Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival (SIAF). The exhibition ‘The Silence Between Us’ is the second collaboration between the...

Islamic Arts Festival Look Up, Look Out

Islamic Arts Festival Look Up, Look Out

Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Dr. Sultan Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah, the Cultural Affairs Department at the Sharjah Department of Culture has organized the 21st edition of the Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival (SIAF). The installation ‘Look Up, Look Out’, created by London-based design collective Toy...

Iranian Calligraphy: The Next Generation

Iranian Calligraphy: The Next Generation

Iranian art has entered a particularly significant period of transformation, driven by a thriving artistic community both inside and outside of Iran. Galerie Kashya Hildebrand, in August 2012, presented six emerging contemporary artists (Aghighi Bakhshayeshi, Mohamad Bozorgi, Habib Faraj Abadi, Hadieh Shafie, Abolfazi Shai and Behrouz Zindashtiof) of Iranian origin...

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Exhibition Beyond the Shape

Two artists, Meliha Tepari? from Bosnia and Ana Crespo from Spain, collaborated on an exhibition that is on view at the National Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The exhibition was opened by His Excellency José María Valdemoro Giménez, The Ambassador of Spain and Dr. Rosana Ratkov?i?, the curator of the...

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Exhibition: A Place In My Mind

Inspired by the layout of Islamic gardens, natural Arabic medicines and healing recipes, ‘A Place in my Mind’ engages with the long tradition of creating natural remedies from Arabic plants, spices and flowers. The exhibition, that opens on September 7 at REM Art Space in Istanbul, aims to create a...

Exhibition: The Shape of a City

The British artist Nathaniel Rackowe has a solo exhibition at the Letitia Gallery, which takes the city of Beirut as a point of departure in order to investigate the ever-changing nature of cites, and their continual destruction and renewal The Shape of a City uses industrial materials such as corrugated roofing,...

Photography: Genocide at The Heart of Europe

There is a sad day in Bosnia and Herzegovina when the people remember the victims of genocide committed by Serbians on innocent Muslims in Srebrenica. Each year new remains, taken from the mass grave locations are being identified and buried in the Memorial Center Poto?ari in Srebrenica. We are presenting...

Exhibition: Carry Me Home

‘Carry me home’ reflects upon the relationship between self and Other as well as the socio-political tensions present in nationalism’s relationship to violence. The exhibition, curated by Justine Ludwig, Deputy Director / Chief Curator, brings together works that express the range of Rahbar’s practice from cast sculpture to constructions of...

Beyond the Letter: Modern Arabic Calligraphy

‘Beyond the Letter’ highlights 27 outstanding works of art from the collection of the Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia. The exhibition opened at the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization on March 28 and will run until June 23, 2018. The exhibition ‘Beyond the Letter’ is collaboration between Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia...

A New Body of Work by -Shahpour Pouyan

For their second participation at The Armory Show, Lawrie Shabibi presents a new body of work by Shahpour Pouyan as part of the Focus section, curated by Gabriel Ritter, Curator and Head of Contemporary Art at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. In this presentation Shahpour Pouyan extends his enquiry into...

Light Calligraphy: Heliographies of Memory

‘Heliographies of Memory’ consist in a series of photographs that capture the calligraphic gesture, the very moment where the action of inscription is taking place. In light calligraphy the text is written with light, so the words disappear as soon as they were suggested by the moves of the calligrapher,...

Reflections on Sacred Space

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, member of the Supreme Council and ruler of Sharjah, the Cultural Affairs Department at the Sharjah Department of Culture has organised the 20th Edition of the Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival. ‘Reflections on Sacred Space’ opened on December...

Exhibition Breath, Gesture and Light

October Gallery presents a new solo exhibition by master calligrapher, Hassan Massoudy. This is his second solo exhibition at the gallery. Hassan Massoudy is an artist for whom the word itself remains the most sublime creative force. His work features the texts of a diverse range of writers and poets. A...

A Solo Show at Casa Árabe Madrid

The exhibition ‘Chant Avedissian. A Levantine on his Way heading East’ sets out a route via Avedissian’s artistic experiences as if it were an invitation to an inevitable rereading of the history of an undefined and porous geographical area extending from the Maghreb to the plateaus of western China. Sabrina...

The Third Line

The Third Line is participating in the 15th edition of Frieze London with a group presentation of works by Abbas Akhavan, Amir H. Fallah, Hayv Kahraman, Laleh Khorramian and Sara Naim. Investigating the concept of space and environment, be it in a social, physical or mystical sense, each artist uniquely...

Theatre of the Absurd

Green Art Gallery is pleased to present a group exhibition that reflects on the relationship between art and architecture, exploring the ways they influence and feed off each other. Infusing symbols that have been traditionally used in architecture, the artists in the exhibition question other formal enquiries and the relationship...