Sharjah

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Middle East

Forgotten female artists of Modern Arab art to get their due in Sharjah show

Collector Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi is organising an exhibition with an equal number of male and female masters to redress gender bias

Interview
Museums & Heritage

The women taking charge in the Gulf's rising art scene

With many of the region’s museums, fairs and festivals under female leadership, we talk to three key decision-makers

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Exhibitions

Is major survey of conceptual art pioneer Hassan Sharif heading to New York's Guggenheim?

Sharjah Art Foundation’s blockbuster retrospective of the late artist is already confirmed for venues in Germany and Italy

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Exhibitions

'It's not about rain, it's about robots': first permanent Rain Room opens in the UAE

Random International's popular installation has taken five years to develop for display in Sharjah

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Biennials & festivals

Biennale bonanza: artist line-ups revealed for Riga, Berlin and São Paulo shows

Curtain also lifts on Manifesta 12 and the 2019 Sharjah Biennial

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Biennials & festivals

Sharjah builds profile as destination emirate with launch of 2019 architecture triennial

Region urgently needs a platform for architecture and urbanism, organisers say

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Art Dubai 2018

European tour for Hassan Sharif blockbuster

The show, which opened at the Sharjah Art Foundation, will travel to Italy and Germany

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Art Dubai 2018

Barjeel Art Foundation regroups with long-term loans and new partnerships

Works from the collection to go on show at Sharjah Art Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago while foundation takes a break from programming

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Art Dubai 2018

Resistance in multiple forms at Sharjah’s March Meeting

Minds from the Middle Eastern art world and beyond discussed topics such as urban planning and art and ecology

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Exhibitions

Secret objects tell life story of Emirati conceptual pioneer Hassan Sharif

Sharjah show recreates late artist’s studio

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Biennials & festivals

Trio of curators to organise 2019 Sharjah Biennial that will look at rise of ‘echo chambers’ in high-tech society

Three separate shows will be curated by Zoe Butt, Omar Kholeif and Claire Tancons

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The 2017 Sharjah Biennial roots for crops, earth, water and cooking

Curator Christine Tohmé also takes it to Dakar, Istanbul, Ramallah and Beirut