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An Artist’s Responsibility

On 10 May 2012, a newly launched exhibition hall ARTSPACE London, a branch of ARTSPACE Gallery Dubai, opens its doors …

The Orientalist Connector

Egyptian collector of Orientalist art, Shafik Gabr, believes that Orientalism embodies a dynamic and continuing dialogue between East and West. …

Resilience and Injustice

From 20 April through 3 May, the Palestine Film Festival brings a wide range of films addressing Palestinian realities to …

Islamists on Art

Adel Imam’s case is one of the many indications that Islamists are implementing limits on culture and freedom of expression. …

Confronting Paradise

“Me being a Palestinian, I guess, may have something to do with the interest people have in my work.” says …

A Dream in Four Movements

The Qatar Philharmonic is not just another classical music hall, and Marcel Khalifé is not just any musician. The two …

If These Walls Could Talk

The contemporary art space SALT is one of, if not the most, spectacular of the recent entrants in Istanbul’s burgeoning …

East Meets Middle East

The exhibition opened explosively—literally—over a vast stretch of open land in Qatar. The ominously titled Black Ceremony exploded in a …

Once Upon a Lost Time in Turkey

Acclaimed Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan recently said, “I like to create to mislead people.” Everything about his extraordinary, Palme …