The Abraaj Capital Art Prize Turns Five – ACAP 2013 Winners Announced

Dubai, UAE / The Abraaj Capital Art Prize announced the winning artists for its fifth edition, bringing the total number of winners awarded the prize to 21. The Abraaj Capital Art Prize is awarded annually to five artists on the basis of proposals for new artworks, which become permanent additions to the Abraaj Capital Art Collection following their unveiling at Art Dubai. Abraaj Capital, a leading private equity manager investing in global growth markets, launched the Abraaj Capital Art Prize in 2008 to foster and reward artistic development in the region.

11541 Sarajevo Red Line

SARAJEVO / On the occasion of 20th anniversary of Sarajevo siege, the renowned Bosnian theater director Haris Pašović created a performance named ‘11541 Sarajevo Red Line’.

Alserkal Avenue Welcomes Six New Galleries

DUBAI / On March 19th 2012 the galleries at Alserkal Avenue will yet again open their doors to the community with more galleries than ever before; sharing its vision and creating an opportunity for the art lovers to meet the artists, gallerists and others alike.

Shahida Ahmed’s art fit for the Prime Minister

Shahida Ahmed, a ceramic artist from Pendle UK was invited to 10 Downing Street by the Prime Minister David Cameron to attend the Eid Al-Adha Celebrations this Month. The event was attended by selected guests, including HRH Princess Badiyah from Jordon, Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, MEP Sajid Karim and many other Muslims from the UK.

The Grand Reopening at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art

The grand reopening of 15 New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia takes place today (November 1st, 2011) at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. The greatly enlarged and completely renovated galleries will house the Metropolitan’s renowned collection of Islamic art—one of the finest and most comprehensive collections of this material in the world.

The Screening of ‘Empire II’ in The Pavilion Downtown Dubai’s Cinema

DUBAI 4 – 30 July, 2011 / The Pavilion Downtown Dubai, in collaboration with Brusselssprout presents the screening of ‘Empire II’ in the cinema. This film concentrates on the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower for six hours with the only narrative being the tracking of time from daylight to night fall.