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Nour Festival 2014 launched
Oct21

Nour Festival 2014 launched

The annual Nour Festival in London’s cosmopolitan Chelsea and Kensington neighbourhoods launches its fifth cycle this week with an expanded cultural programme focused on contemporary Middle Easter and North Africa (MENA) and its varied British and European connections. Spread across numerous venues in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, home to citizens and residents of great cultural diversity, the six-week festival...

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Masterpiece to return with strong show
Jan17

Masterpiece to return with strong show

Masterpiece art fair will return to London in June 2014 with a strong list of exhibitors. The art fair, in association with RBC Wealth Management, announced “its strongest exhibitor line up to date” ahead of its fifth edition 26 June – 2 July 2014 (with a Preview on Wednesday 25 June). “The 2014 offering of exquisite art, antiques and design from across the world, with over 90 percent of exhibitors returning, cements...

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Sharjah crowned capital of Islamic culture
Jan02

Sharjah crowned capital of Islamic culture

Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates is fast emerging as a cultural counterpoint to Dubai. It recently celebrated its new status as the Capital of Islamic Culture 2014. In 1998, Sharjah was named the ‘Cultural Capital of the Arab World’ by UNESCO, an honour Sharjah says it “richly deserved.” Sharjah says it has kept the spirit of its history alive by innovatively incorporating tradition into every aspect of contemporary...

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All set for London’s 20|21 Art Fair, 2014
Dec01

All set for London’s 20|21 Art Fair, 2014

The next 20|21 International Art Fair will take place in the prestigious and historic galleries of the Royal College of Art in Kensington Gore, London SW7, from 15 to 18 May 2014, the organisers announced. Now in its eighth year, the fair moved from February to May in 2013, a change which was popular with both visitors and exhibitors. On show will be modern and contemporary art from Britain and around the world. There are a number of...

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Art Edition Korea aims for global audience
Oct31

Art Edition Korea aims for global audience

Korea’s Art Edition 2013 has set sights on global audiences as it prepares for its latest edition 5-8 December 2013. More than 50 international galleries are expected to take part in the fair which will take place at SETEC, Seoul, under the auspices of the (South) Korea Print Photography Promotion Association with support from the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. Eastern Art Report is the art fair’s media...

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1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, Somerset House

Academics, artists and art critics have been trying to bring African art, historical as well as contemporary, to greater attention since africa95 in 1995. The 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair at Somerset House London (16 – 20 October 2013) aims to take this further, writes SAJID RIZVI. Success is guaranteed, in more than moderation. There are several reasons for this optimism. After many years of assiduous efforts in continental...

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