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An eggsciting eggshibition

Anna Seaman   |  April 17, 2014

A collection of 18 fibre glass eggs will go on display tonight at the Sofitel hotel on Abu Dhabi’s Corniche in order to raise funds for the Make A Wish Foundation. Titled the ‘Break an Egg Campaign’, the exhibtion is a collaboration with the artists of Abu Dhabi Art Hub who have come together... Read more

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Coming soon: A4 community space

Anna Seaman   |  April 16, 2014

We are looking forward to the official launch of the new community space in Alserkal Avenue next week. A4 is a warehouse space with seating, wifi and a marvellous little cafe with delicious sandwiches and juices.There is also a boutique store with concept goodies, a small screening room in the back and a cute little... Read more

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Emirati artist Budour Al Ali creates a painting from scratch

Anna Seaman   |  April 15, 2014

Budour Al Ali is an Emirati portrait painter whose paintings of Arabian horses and sheikhs hang in hotel lobbies and in the majlises of Abu Dhabi’s VIPs and has won several awards for her work including those of Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. For the sixth anniversary edition of The... Read more

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Nature’s Duet at Farjam Foundation

Anna Seaman   |  April 15, 2014

Last week, I paid a well overdue visit to the Farjam Foundation and was really moved by the delicate balance of the show. Nature’s Duet is a dual exhibition by Jorge Mayet, a Cuban aritst who lives in exile in Mallorca and Daisuke Ohba, an emerging Japanese artist who is gaining international recognition.... Read more

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Art Brussels: Gallery IVDE

Anna Seaman   |  April 14, 2014

The final part of our Art Brussels series sheds light on Gallery Isabelle Van Den Eynde, who will be bringing two of our home-grown favourites to Europe’s most prestigious contemporary art fair in ten days time.Mohammed Kazem and Hassan Sharif are pioneers in the field of contemporary art and alongside the... Read more

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Hazem Harb completes his painting on The Beach, JBR

Anna Seaman   |  April 13, 2014

For 10 hours a day, he has been working on the painting since Wednesday and last night, Hazem Harb completed this geometric abstract image from his Al Baseera series. It not only draws a close to the Live Artist Window that has been running at The Beach leisure destination on JBR since the beginning of the month, but... Read more

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Art Brussels: Carbon 12

Anna Seaman   |  April 13, 2014

The Art Blog’s Art Brussels series continues this week with images from Carbon 12 gallery, one of four Dubai galleries that has been accepted into the prestigious programme for Europe’s most important contemporart art fair.Showing work by Sara Rahbar and Ralf Ziervogel, the booth will be themed under... Read more

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Live art on The Beach, JBR continues

Anna Seaman   |  April 11, 2014

Hazem Harb is continuing to make good progress on the final painting in his Al Baseera series. Harb is taking part in an artistic performance programme called Live Artist Window at The Beach, the new leisure destination in Dubai’s Jumeirah Beach Residence until tomorrow.From 9am-1pm and from 4pm-10pm, you can... Read more

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Live art at The Beach, JBR this weekend

Anna Seaman   |  April 10, 2014

Hazem Harb, the prominent Palestinian artist who has just sold a series of photographs to the British Musuem in London and was one of the installation artists who took pride of place in Athr Gallery’s booth at Art Dubai last month, will be painting live all weekend in Dubai.As part of Dubai Art Season 2014,... Read more

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Art Brussels: Green Art Gallery

Anna Seaman   |  April 10, 2014

At the end of this month, four galleries from Dubai will be taking part in Art Brussels for the first time. It shows a certain maturity of the art scene here that one of Europe’s most prestigious art fairs would be welcoming Dubai galleries in such a number.Green Art Gallery, who have also attended Art Basel,... Read more

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