Articles

In-Between by Soheila Esfahani

The experience of growing up in Iran and later living in Canada reflects Soheila Esfahani's interest in cultural translation, making her explore the processes involved in cultural transfer and transformation.

Watercolours by Fuad Arifhodzic

The Bosniak Institute - Adil Zulfikarpašić Foundation in Sarajevo presents the 'Fuad Arifhodžić Legacy' by opening the exhibition 'Watercolours by Fuad Arifhodžić' on October 5, 2016.

Symbolic Cities: The Work of Ahmed Mater

Since the early 20th century, Saudi Arabia has experienced extraordinary political, economic and social transformation. Bringing together works by leading Saudi Arabian artist Ahmed Mater (b. 1979), 'Symbolic Cities' offers unique perspectives on the effects of such changes on this country. This is the first and only showing of this exhibition in the United States solely dedicated to works by this artist, on view at the Smithsonian’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery until September 18.

‘Bodies’, a Solo Exhibition by Hamra Abbas

LawrieShabibi launches the new art season with 'Bodies', a solo exhibition by Hamra Abbas, her second at the gallery. Moving effortlessly between a variety of materials, 'Bodies' is influenced by her recent move back to her hometown Lahore, relating her distinct experiences and observations of middle-class religious practices in homes and in the city’s public spaces.

5th Annual Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art

Presented by the Islamic Art Revival Series in partnership with Irving Arts Center, the 5th Annual Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Islamic Art is a program of the Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation. Dr Maryam Ekhtiar, Associate Curator of Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York will act as juror for the exhibition which will be on display in the Main Gallery at Irving Arts Center from September 17 until November 13.

UNSEEN - Summer Group Exhibition at Lawrie Shabibi

For the final exhibition of the season Lawrie Shabibi presents UNSEEN, a group show of artists from the gallery roster: Larissa Sansour, Yazan Kalili, Adel Abidin, Farhad Ahrarnia, Asad Faulwell, Driss Ouadahi, Nathaniel Rackowe and Shahpour Pouyan. The show continues until 10 September, 2016.

Fugitive, the Second Solo Show by Nicène Kossentini

Islamic geometry inspired Kossentini to creates complex squares, circles, stars, and polygons in her organic aquarelles, from delicate blue-grey shades, to green and brick-red again, like the colours of the arches of Cordoba’s Great Mosque.

Mysterious Letters, Realm of the Hidden

Shafaq Ahmed is one of the selected artist exhibiting her installation 'Mysterious Letters, Realm of the Hidden' at the Sharjah Museum of Contemporary Art as a part of the 7th Edition of Sharjah Calligraphy Biennial.