This exhibition marks the artist trio’s first institutional solo show in the UAE, on view at the NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery until June 12.
On view in Abu Dhabi until February 5, 2022, the paintings and sculptures in Modernisms shed new light on artists like Parviz Tanavoli, Fahrelnissa Zeid, and M.F. Husain.
The Abrahamic Family House, designed by Sir David Adjaye’s architecture firm, will be located on Saadiyat Island, not far from the new Louvre Abu Dhabi.
Artists Areej Kaoud, Ayman Zedani, Jumairy, and Raja’a Khalid probe questions of the United Arab Emirates’s landscape with a series of conceptual meditations on modern life in the UAE. On view through December 7, 2019.
The activist group says that the new museum is being “built on the back of exploited, indebted, and abused workers.”
The show is curated by Maya Allison and is made up of 5 installations, including one major new commission. On view until June 1, 2019.
Many reports have emerged of harsh labor conditions during the construction of museums on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island, but the cultural institutions involved are showing no interest in discussing these violations with leading human rights groups.
VENICE — When I arrived in Venice three weeks ago, I immediately headed to the tip of the Donsoduro to S.a.L.E. docks, a contemporary art space run by artist and activist Marco Baravalle. As part of its Biennale programming, the G.U.L.F. was set to have the Precarious Workers Pageant that evening.
An artist was imprisoned in Abu Dhabi this week, but not for political activism, or any other reasons you might expect.
The Agence France-Muséums has confirmed reports, brought to light recently by the activist and artist group Gulf Labor, that a 28-year-old Pakistani worker died on June 8 at the construction site of the new Louvre Abu Dhabi museum.
The directors of some of the world’s most important art institutions, including the Tate and MoMA, have written a letter to UAE-affiliated art organizations asserting that “artists and academics should be allowed free passage to conduct research and work that is done in a peaceful and productive manner.”
The news that a third member of the Gulf Labor Artist Coalition was barred from entering the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has many people wondering what this means for the future of the Gulf nation’s growing art community.