Part I: If You Want to Celebrate Art … Maximize It!

It all starts off ground, my friend was flipping plane’s magazine and saw a full-page of Art Week advertisement, she smiled and said “Gosh it is all over the place… Art is even in the air”. What is so special about Dubai in March is not only Art Dubai, the entire city and country celebrate…

Mark Your Calendar for March

I describe March as the ‘peak month’ in international & regional art scene. From New York to Dubai, this month is packed with exhibitions, fairs, talks, performances and more! Just to name a few: Art Dubai coming back strongly in Doha & Dubai, 17 selective USA-based galleries at Armory Show, Ayyam Gallery expanding beyond borders,…

An Art Night to Remember in DIFC !

On September 17 night, Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) witnessed an art night celebration with three prominent galleries hosted “opening of season” exhibitions. People who were at DIFC had the chance be around Ayyam Gallery “In The Name of Freedom” , Cuadro Fine Art Gallery “Prayer Room” – “Esmi (My Name)” – “Hold Me In”…

Countries of Conflicts Wins Abraj Capital Art Prize

Artists from Lebanon, Syria, Egypt & Pakistan, countries with ongoing conflicts & political unrest, have won 2013 Abraj Capital Art Prize to exhibit their artworks commissioned for Art Dubai 2013 (March 20 – 24) <a href=”https://almahhadotcom.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/20120827-170104.jpg”&gt; The winning artists are: Vartan Avakian (Lebanon), Iman Issa (Egypt), Huma Mulji (Pakistan), Hrair Sarkissian (Syria) and Rayyane Tabet…