Posts Tagged ‘Dubai’

Abbas Akhavan: Islands

The Third Line in Dubai presents Islands – Abbas Akhavan’s first solo exhibition in the region.  According to The Third Line, Akhavan’s site specific installation visualizes the connections between the art world/art market and the world’s economy.  Akhavan positions this global economic theme within Dubai – mapping the city directly onto the gallery walls. In Islands, Akhavan paints a series of aerial maps that do[…..]

Miami Art Fairs: Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian

Dubai’s Third Line Gallery presents new work by Iranian artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian at this year’s Art Basel Miami Beach, Art Nova section.  Farmanfarmaian’s series of mosaics of mirrors succeed, according to the Third Line Gallery, in combining ‘the intricate ornamentation of Iranian architecture with the aesethetic of modern abstract expressionism’ – both of which appropriately reflect this artist’s background.  In creating these mosaics, Farmanfarmaian[…..]

Fouad Elkoury

The Third Line in Dubai is currently presenting What Happened to My Dreams?, Fouad Elkoury‘s latest photographic series. The artist, who lives between Paris and Beirut, earned a degree in architecture in 1979, but later turned to photography. He covered the Israeli invasion of Beirut in 1982 and has since been photographing war torn areas and landscapes in the Middle East. What Happened to My[…..]