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Eungie Joo takes on Sharjah Biennial, while Sheikha Al-Mayassa may have taken the Bacon

We have to confess, we’re still recovering from last week’s auctions sales, which busted through records left and right (including $26.5 million for one of Christopher Wool’s stencil paintings, pictured to the right. We’ll let that sink in.) The real … Continue reading

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Artists are honored and history revisited at the opening of the 11th Sharjah Biennial

While we’re on the region, the Sharjah Biennial has opened its 11th edition, titled Re:emerge – Towards a New Cultural Cartography, which was curated by Yuko and includes more than 100 artists (among them “Perpetual Battles” alums Saâdane Afif and Latifa Echakhch as well as Pedro Reyes, Olafur Eliasson … Continue reading

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The Art World readies itself for a Gulf Spring

Today in the Gulf News, the wonderful Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, founder of Sharjah’s Barjeel Art Foundation and one of the foremost political commentators of the region – read his Twitter stream here – published an opinion piece on the national … Continue reading

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