December 21, 2009
The discussion below was organised by Canvas Magazine at Art Basel Miami Beach and is the third and final of the Gender, Wars and Chadors talks on Contemporary Middle Eastern Art. All three talks will be published as a book in 2010.
Artists Ghada Amer, Kader Attia and Akram Zaatari have an animated talk about how geographical categorisation, censorship, censorship, the future of art and their latest works moderated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Co-director of Exhibitions and Programmes and Director of International Projects, Serpentine Gallery.
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Ghada Amer / Kader Attia / Akram Zaatari
December 16, 2009
From regional and international galleries as well as non-profit organisations and beyond, the inaugural Abu Dhabi Art fair sees a significant contingent of Middle Eastern art.
Six galleries from the UAE, a handful from Lebanon, Syria and Oman, and several international galleries representing Arab and Iranian art, reflects a good balance between Middle Eastern art and international masterpieces being brought to the UAE capital. Not to mention the presence of non-profit Arab institutions and foundations.
Represented by an eclectic mix of galleries is the UAE, showcased through, among others, Abu Dhabi’s Salwa Zeidan Gallery whose roster of names includes Adonis, Lalla Essaydi, Reza Farkhondeh, Ghada Amer, Shafic Abboud, Hassan Sharif and Youssef Nabil – also represented at the fair by Dubai-based The Third Line who READ THE REST…