Art and Art History

 

Beginnings, Books, and Bazaars

In the first part of her interview with the Slavs and Tatars art collective, Diana Gluck explores the group’s origins and the conversations sparked by its installations.

Night Light

  All photography by Jack Dickson. When I walked into the NYUAD Project Space to meet Julie Stopper for a tour of her exhibition Night Light, I saw a group of students sprawled on the floor, huddled around a computer, giggling at the screen. Stopper was sitting...

Eid Postcard Contest Winners

We asked community members who had traveled during the 2014 Eid al-Adha holiday to submit photos from their trips that would make good postcards. Here are our top submissions. Scroll down to find our winning three postcards:   Aiman Khurram, Those Who Don't Jump....

Da Vinci Comes to Abu Dhabi

I should warn you, art has never really been my thing. I have never felt comfortable contemplating art pieces, analyzing them or describing what I feel when I look at them -- partly because I feel nothing. As you might imagine, then, attending the Abu Dhabi Talking...

Interview with Abdullah al-Mutairi

I first discovered Abdullah al Mutairi, an artist from Kuwait but studying in NYC, online on an art competition hosted by 89+ and DIS magazine, called DIScrit. Dubbing its contestants #YoungerThanRihanna, the contest aimed to promote work from artists born in and...

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