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2018 Art Dubai: Egypt shines among world’s finest arts 

From the calligraphy-rich Sufi-inspired works of Algerian Rachid Koraïchi to the sombre work of Palestinian Samah Shihadi, the 2018 edition of Art Dubai offered art buyers and aficionados a wide range of artistic expression from the Middle East and around the globe. The 2018 edition ran from 21-24 March. The work of Doaa’ Aly, one …

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Exclusive Interview: Art Dubai’s Antonia Carver

By Heba Elkayal If there’s anything that could be said about Art Dubai this year is that it’s overwhelming in the most positive sense: not least for the hundreds of carefully selected pieces that were on sale by 75 different galleries, or by the commissioned pieces of artworks that were dispersed throughout the fair, nor because …


Art Dubai spotlights Arab talents

By Heba Elkayal With 20,000 visitors flocking to Art Dubai, the region’s largest art fair — now in its sixth year — was considered by organizers and participating galleries a success when it ended Saturday night. Dubai’s story with art is an interesting one. Though not a power player in the regional art scene when compared …


A showcase of Middle Eastern art in the Gulf

By Heba Elkayal It’s never been a more important time for art. As the region undergoes political upheaval and changes, we can look to artists too for commentary, thoughts and reactions to weigh in on our political realities. The case was true of Egyptian artists in the wake of the revolution. At Art Dubai, the yearly …


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