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.
View work by Addie Wagenknecht, Cao Fei, Lee Blalock, and more artists in not in, of, along, or relating to a line, online through July 10.
The sixth installment in the gallery’s TRACE: Archives and Reunions series celebrates the 2017 publication and exhibition But We Cannot See Them: Tracing a UAE Art Community, 1988–2008.
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 show is curated by Maya Allison and is made up of 5 installations, including one major new commission. On view until June 1, 2019.
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.”
An independent investigation into the construction of New York University’s (NYU) Abu Dhabi campus has found that despite the school’s best intentions and efforts, about one third of the workforce at the site — roughly 10,000 workers — was not covered by the school’s labor guidelines.
A mysterious investigation against New York University (NYU) professor Andrew Ross and New York Times reporter Ariel Kaminer is underway, the Times reported.
ABU DHABI, UAE — This week the New York Times reported that New York University (NYU) professor Andrew Ross was denied permission to visit the United Arab Emirates after publishing numerous articles critical of the labor conditions in the region.
Today Human Rights Watch (HRW) released its third report on violations of the rights of migrant workers on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi, where the Guggenheim and Louvre museums are planning outposts and New York University is planning a campus.
A United Nations body is investigating the alleged abuse of laborers on Saadiyat Island in the United Arab Emirates, site of the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi and Louvre Abu Dhabi projects, among other museum and cultural developments.
A former professor at Zayed University in Abu Dhabi has argued that claims of academic freedom in the country are “essentially worthless” in an article for the Chronicle of Higher Education.