Dubai-based expat Sachi Ediriweera recently launched Lionborn, a Sri Lanka-based graphic novel Dubai-based Sri Lankan expat Sachi Ediriweera launched a Sri Lankan graphic novel earlier this month at the Lanka Comic Con. Titled Lionborn, the graphic novel adapts an historical Sri Lankan legend with few creative liberties. The story can be described as a detective…Read More For the love of visual arts
Katia Nounou, head of auction house Sotheby’s Dubai, explains basic steps every beginner collector needs to take For those of us who have never collected, it can be quite tricky to start. Where do you begin? What do you collect? And why are you collecting? While some assume collecting is more of an investment than…Read More How to become an art collector in the UAE
Zarah Hussain’s digital Numina installation at The Barbican. Courtesy Max Colson If all goes well, September 1 will be a day that gives Zarah Hussain reason to celebrate. An artist whose work combines the traditions of Islamic geometrical design with the very latest digital technology, Hussain discovered at the end of July that one of…Read More British artist Zarah Hussain’s Numina gives traditional Islamic patterns a digital overhaul
The Campus Art Dubai 5.0 reading group in discussion at the Project Space Art Jameel at Alserkal Avenue. Courtesy Art Jameel Now entering its sixth edition, the Dubai-based seminar offers creatives the opportunity to think about the UAE in a more critical way For a modest one-room event held in what was essentially off-season, Saturday’s opening of the Campus…Read More Campus Art Dubai: the art of conversation
If you are an art enthusiast, it doesn’t matter if you are a home owner or a gallery owner – what should be of utmost priority to you is the manner of installation of the art you’ve decided will come into your home, and how this affects you – and your walls – in the…Read More What is a gallery hanging system?
How much should you pay for an artwork? You’re an independent home owner with a penchant for the finer things – but what about your pocket, is it big enough? If you consider art your passion, you must be aware of how hard you have to work, as hard as the artists themselves, in order…Read More How much should you pay for an artwork?
The Benefits of Purchasing Art Work Art works are always called as the alternative investments such as bonds, stocks, cash and real estate. The major advantages to invest in this art works are the great upside potential. If you are not sure about this statement then if you have watched “Antiques Roadshow” then you will…Read More The Benefits of Purchasing Art Work