Art and Art History
Approximately one year ago, at the beginning of my freshman year at college, I was required to attend an NYUAD Institute talk about coral reefs made out of crochet. In all honesty, I wasn’t entirely keen – I felt typical teenage angst at “being forced to attend an...
Last summer, while interning at a contemporary art gallery in Manhattan, my boss assigned me the prestigious task of purchasing a jeroboam (a three liter bottle) of champagne for her friend’s birthday. When I called a local liquor store, they offered me not only a...
XVA Gallery’s I Hate My Friends, an exhibition featuring works by five NYUAD students and curated by fourth-year student Grace Hauser, showed technical mastery, consistency in themes, and offered challenging explorations of what it means to live in the UAE The show’s...
Announcing the winners of our December photo contest!
The winners of our analog photography contest!
Fiction and fact, art and activism: Tessa Ayson discusses the work of Sue Coe, animal rights activist and artist.
What can crochet do to help save the planet? Chaeri Lee investigates
Khadija Toor explores the links between art and activism when she attends a workshop led by the Beiruti artist Zena el Khalil.
The people of Petra, captured by Tessa Ayson’s photography
“Silk Painting” (2013) by Khadija Toor.