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Christie’s Dubai sale offers masterpieces from Middle East

Christie’s, a leading art business, will showcase works from eight important family collections from across the Middle East, led by a comprehensive group of the Lebanese modernist pictures by Shafic Abboud from the Viviane and Robert Debba

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Top art collection to sell for $85m at auction

A major collection of modern and contemporary art assembled by two of the 20th century's most prominent collectors is expected to fetch more than $85 million when it hits the auction block next month, Sotheby's said. The s

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50 art galleries to exhibit at Beirut fair

More than fifty international modern and contemporary art and design galleries will showcase their work at a fair in Beirut in September.   The fifth edition of the Beirut Art Fair will run from September 18 to 2

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State of the art: Women call few digital shots

It's too bad women can't computer-generate more of their own participation in the technical side of filmmaking. Digital animation and visual effects are so widespread today that studios can end up using them in nearly ever

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Art in desert

Renowned artist and Canadian University of Dubai lecturer Sylvain Tremblay poses after creating a 12m x 10m picture of the late Sheikh Zayed in the Dubai desert out of sand this morning (May 12). “I feel very honoured to have been

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Abu Dhabi Louvre lures Paris

Abu Dhabi hopes eventually to lure tourists to its own branch of the Louvre museum, but pending its opening in 2015 some of its treasures have gone on display at the place that inspired it - the Louvre in Paris. "Birth of a M

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Art inspired by tragedy on show in Bahrain

An artist whose work with vehicle parts is inspired by a car accident that left him temporarily unable to walk is exhibiting his work in Bahrain.   Turkish sculptor Ali Abayoglu, 34, suffered a car accident 15 ye

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Art workshops to help the disabled

People with disabilities are being given a new way to communicate using art.   A series of workshops are being conducted across the country by award-winning British artist Rachel Gadsden, who is using a variety o

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Islamic museum opens in Melbourne

Australia’s first Islamic art museum - the Islamic Museum of Australia, has been officially opened in Melbourne, the capital of Victoria.   The museum is a not-for-profit organisation with an objective to s

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Christie's Dubai auction nets $10m

Art enthusiasts in Dubai competed for the 140 art works at Christie's auction, which were sold for a total of $10.6 million (Dh39.1 million), an increase of 65 per cent on last year’s sale.   Christie&r

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