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Lawrie Shabibi at Abu Dhabi Art 2013

Lawrie Shabibi is participating in Abu Dhabi Art as a ‘Bidaya’ gallery – a special designation given to gallery participants under three years old. The gallery is showcasing artists: Nabil Nahas, Farghali Abdel Hafiz, Driss Ouadahi, Larissa Sansour and for the first time Korean artist Meekyoung Shin.

Lam Art Gallery at Abu Dhabi Art 2013

Lam Art Gallery joins the prestigious art fair, yet again for the fourth time. Abu Dhabi Art presents museum quality artworks from modern, contemporary art and design galleries. Lam Art Gallery is proud to present artists: Abdulaziz Ashour, Bassem Al Sharqi, Fahad Al Gethami and Talal Al Zeid.

Modern Arab Art and Contemporary Arab Art

At this year’s Abu Dhabi Art Fair, held in Manarat Al Saadiyat, Meem Gallery presents the second installment of the Meem Projects exhibition and publication series: Meem Projects 2013. The two-part exhibition explores the works of eleven important modern and contemporary Middle Eastern artists, displaying paintings, sculpture, and mixed-media works.

MOCAfest 2013 - Marketplace of Creative Arts

MOCAfest is an international creative arts festival presenting 39 artists from over a dozen countries in various disciplines and genres including visual arts, poetry, film and music. MOCAfest 2013 was held in conjunction with the 9th WIEF in ExCeL London. Both events took place in London from October 29 until October 31, 2013.

World Islamic Economic Forum (WIEF) Showcases Cultural Spectacle at ‘MOCAfest’ in London

A global culture festival, bringing together artists and audiences from the Muslim and non-Muslim world, will meet in London. The Marketplace of Creative Arts (MOCAfest) - hosted as part of the 9th World Islamic Economic Forum which will convene outside the Islamic world for the first time in its history - will meet in London for two days of performances, master-classes, networking sessions and collaborations from 30th-31st October at the Excel Centre, London.

The Third Line at Frieze London

LONDON / The Third Line participated in the 11th edition of Frieze London (17 - 20 October, 2013) and was exhibiting works by Sophia Al Maria, Rana Begum, Ala Ebtekar, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian and Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige.

Why Was Abu Dhabi Art 2012 So Good and What Can We Expect this Year?

A problem particular to art fairs is the uneven quality of the art exhibited. Besides masterpieces, good and less good artwork can be seen, which makes it harder for spectators to decipher. However, the quality of the work on display at the latest Abu Dhabi Art was exceptional. It is so rare to find so much quality art in one place. True art enthusiasts felt like children in a candy store explaining the ambient euphoria of both the visitors and art dealers.