Bella Hadid Heads to Dubai for One of the Most Exciting Launches of the Season

by Rana El Hawary

Yes, you have read that right! American babe, Bella Hadid, is officially going to be the second Hadid sibling to visit Dubai as part of a promotional tour with an internationally renowned fashion brand. What is the brand, you ask. Well it’s none other than the international fashion house Dior.     The tour is […]

Egyptian Artist Lina Mowafy Is One of Four Featured Artists Worldwide on Artsy

Egyptian Artist Lina Mowafy Is One of Four Featured Artists Worldwide on Artsy

by Ahmed El-Sherif

Put on your hypothetical beret and buckle up Cairo, as you’re about to be proud of someone else this month beside Essam El-Hadary.   Proud of our #LinaMowafy (@loully) for being selected on @artsy as one of only four featured #artists worldwide. Born in 1980, Mowafy is one of our best-selling #contemporary #Egyptian artists. Her […]

Barjeel Art Foundation Exhibits Modern Arab Art in Tehran for the Very First Time

Barjeel Art Foundation Exhibits Modern Arab Art in Tehran for the Very First Time

by Amr Abdelhadi

  UAE-based Barjeel Art Foundation will be holding an exhibition of Arab modern art at the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art this November. This will be the first time that a show of modern Arab art takes place in Iran.   The exhibition will display works from the 1940s to the 1990s from around the […]

We Discovered Kinetic Art in Dubai and It Was Mind-Blowing

We Discovered Kinetic Art in Dubai and It Was Mind-Blowing

By Monaliza Wahba

  Last week, we witnessed the launch of the first kinetic art gallery, M.A.D (Mechanical Arts Devices), in Dubai held by MB&F and Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons, showcasing the work of international award-winning artists, including Chicara Nagata, a renowned kinetic artist.     The gallery exhibits works of art that shows intricacy of detail, originality […]

Old Tunisian Village Transformed Into Outdoor Museum By 150 Artists

Old Tunisian Village Transformed Into Outdoor Museum By 150 Artists

150 Artists from 30 countries around the globe transformed a small city in Tunisia, Erriadh, into a walking, open-air Street Art museum. The project, named Djerbahood, was organized by founder of the French Galerie Itinerrance, Mehdi Ben Cheikh, with the aim to cultivate the culture and bring out it’s magnificence through art.  Check out the street art […]

The 5 People You’ll See At Art Dubai

The 5 People You’ll See At Art Dubai

Art Dubai launched yesterday and with that comes a week of incredible collections, exhibits and people. As you walk through the galleries, here are the five types of people you’ll see at Art Week in Dubai:     1. The people who suddenly love art   These newbies have probably never heard of Rembrandt, but suddenly […]

Dina Maghawry & Hassan Hassan Talk Art!

So if you didn’t catch the launch last week you have all month to check out the fantastic collaboration of Art & Jewellery by Hassan Hassan and Dina Maghawry.  Both being as fabulous as can be in their fields, well decided to do something different and show of both collections at her new showroom in […]

The Virus is Spreading

Parked outside, I stayed a couple of extra minutes in the car just gazing at the gallery through my window; taking in the feel and energy of everyone gathered outside with their colorful outfits blended in with the colors from the artwork inside protruding through the gallery windows. At first glance the street vendor selling […]