Sharjah Art Foundation

Derelict ice factory in the desert transformed into UAE's newest contemporary art venue

Opening in time for the Sharjah Biennial, the Kalba Ice Factory building boasts 20,000 sq. m exhibition space

Top five museum acquisitions of the month

Our pick of the latest gifts and purchases to enter international museum collections—from a pot by an African-American slave to the earliest depiction of Highland dress

Top five acquisitions in June

Our pick of the most significant new gifts and purchases to enter museum collections worldwide, from Damien Hirst's placemat portraits to Nari Ward's recycled shoelace installation

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2011 Sharjah Biennial artists announced

New organiser discloses record 119 artists from 36 countries will be exhibited