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Understanding Syria's contemporary art scene

The Ayyam Gallery that began life in Damascus and then later shifted to Dubai celebrates its tenth anniversary this year. "From the beginning, our goal ...
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The Middle East's top five art collectors

Art collector database Larry's List highlights five of the region's top art collectors. Together, they have an annual art acquisition budget of over a billion ...
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Morning Glory

Representing women who carry the light and promise of morning dew, Lita Cabellut’s latest art exhibition is as captivating as it is multi-layered. "Choosing a ...
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Garbage art

A new work from Tunisian-French graffiti artist eL Seed pays tribute to Cairo’s rubbish collectors. From street level in the Cairene neighbourhood of Manshiyat Naser, ...
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Giovanni Rossi is an expert in Art Law

Swiss Italian lawyer Giovanni Rossi advises wealthy clients on how to avoid the legal pitfalls of art collecting. You have specialised in art law for ...
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Inside Eli Broad's private art museum in LA

Is billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad’s private art museum in LA a tick in the legacy box or has it secured the city’s contemporary art scene ...
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When fashion meets art

Have luxury brands patronising art blurred the lines between serious exhibitions and lavish displays of prestige? Art has to an extent always been associated with ...
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The billionaire’s must-have: Private art museum

Forget panic rooms or the five supercars parked outside the front door. There is only one thing the super-rich need – their own private museum. ...
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The woman who discovered Damien Hirst

She now runs one of London’s most innovative galleries. GC talks to Iwona Blazwick, Britain’s most famous female curator. Iwona Blazwick remembers the first time ...
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Banking on Art

Opera Gallery’s one-size-fits-all model, selling everything from Renoir to regional artists, has made the brand an international success Gilles Dyan has come a long way ...
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Concreting the Past

Artist Hazem Harb’s solo show explores the imposition of Israeli architecture on the Palestinian landscape Born in Gaza in 1980, Hazem Harb came of age ...
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Sculpting Jeddah

A new book documents the restoration of Jeddah’s public artworks, created by the grand masters of sculpture. In the 1970s, Jeddah’s then mayor, Mohammed Said ...
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Legacy That is The Tip of the Iceberg

One of France’s richest men, Bernard Arnault, gifts Paris the Louis Vuitton Foundation Imagine one of the richest men in the world is showing off ...
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In conversation with: Damien Hirst

He may now be teetotal, a doting father with a very big house in the country and a London mansion rather than a shark-pickling renegade, ...
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Seeing the Light

The much-awaited Guggenheim Abu Dhabi just moved a step closer with a sneak peek at its collection. Art enthusiasts patiently awaiting the opening of the Guggenheim Abu ...
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The Heart of the Matter

British-Iraqi artist Athier Mousawi returns to Dubai with his latest collection Machine Hearts, inspired by consciousness and conflict. Vibrantly coloured and full of visceral energy, ...