Art In America

Yto Barrada Wins Abraaj Group Prize

Moroccan-born artist Yto Barrada has won the Abraaj Group Art Prize, awarded annually since 2008. Barrada gets a $100,000 commission to create a new work to appear in a group show at the seventh edition of the Art Dubai fair (Mar. 18-21, 2015)

Omar Kholeif Hired as Curator at Whitechapel Gallery

London's Whitechapel Gallery has hired author and curator Omar Kholeif as curator. Kholeif, who will start his new job in January, has held curatorial positions at a number of institutions, and co-curated the 2012 Liverpool Biennial. 

Sounding the Social

Musical forms from indie rock to sha'bi offer artists new opportunities for personal expression and critical engagement with popular culture.

The Sharjah Biennial

The Sharjah Biennial has become the most talked about international art event in the Middle East and Central Asia.

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