“Cards of Qatar” features digital collectible FIFA World Cup 2022 cards that help us remember those who built the stadiums.
Huguette Caland’s Restless Joie de Vivre
Divided into geographical chapters, Faces and Places catalogs the artist’s desire for constant change, be it physical or ideological.
El Anatsui’s Urgent Visions of the Past and Future
While the material itself consists of forgettable or disposable objects from everyday life, El Anatsui transforms these into remarkable forms embedded with narratives and histories in manifold ways.
An American Photojournalist is Suing a Qatari Bank for Allegedly Aiding His Kidnappers in Syria
Matthew Schrier, who was captured by Al-Nusra Front in 2012, is accusing Qatar Islamic Bank of directly funding a charity that funneled money to terrorist groups in Syria.
Seeing Art in the Shadow of Qatar’s Extreme Wealth
A trip to three headline exhibitions in Doha suggests a culture pulled between global and local priorities.
The Opulent World of Qatari Falconry
Yuri Ancarani’s documentary The Challenge immerses viewers in the dazzling subculture of ultra-wealthy sheiks who practice falconry.
French Museum Authority Confirms Worker Death at Louvre Abu Dhabi Site
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.
Designers Remix Corporate Logos to Reflect Human Rights Abuses in Qatar
A logo is a sacred thing in business. Consumers use them to identify trusted companies that make dependable products.
Zaha Hadid Files Defamation Suit Over Labor Criticism
Architect Zaha Hadid, who designed the Al Wakrah stadium in Qatar currently in its initial stages of construction, recently filed a lawsuit against New York Review of Books architecture critic Martin Filler, Dezeen reported.
Zaha Hadid Qatar World Cup Stadium Laborers Paid a Pittance
A Guardian investigation has found that migrant workers building architect Zaha Hadid’s World Cup stadium in Qatar are being paid at a level beneath what’s mandated by World Cup regulations.
Thoughts on Richard Serra in Qatar
DOHA, Qatar — This spring, Richard Serra has made his mark on the Arab Gulf in a characteristically big way. Several important pieces are currently on view in Qatar, two of them permanent installations commissioned by the Qatar Museums Authority (QMA).
Zaha Hadid Is an Awful Human Being, Says “Not My Duty” to Prevent Migrant Worker Deaths
Starchitect Zaha Hadid’s statement this week to a British newspaper suggests that she is severely lacking in the conscience department.