Art Fair

Reflection: a new arts festival for Sharjah

Sharjah has massive international cultural credibility already, with the Biennial, the museums, the Maraya Arts Centre, and the Sharjah Arts Foundation. But it seems that’s not enough: this December sees the arrival of “Sharjah’s first […]

Art

Artists for SB14

The next Sharjah Biennial – SB14, running 7 March to 10 June 2019 – will show just short of 90 artists from around the globe and more than 60 new commissions. There’s a very contemporary […]

Theatre

Why Gatz is so great

“No more than a glorified anecdote, and not too probable at that” wrote HL Mencken, doyen of 1920s literary critics, in his slightly sniffy 1925 review of The Great Gatsby. True, he liked the book’s […]