Art

Christo to concentrate on Abu Dhabi?

The announcement by Christo that he’s cancelled Over the River installation he has been pushing for 20 years should mean some progress on his Mastaba project in Abu Dhabi for the world’s largest sculpture. “After pursuing […]

Theatre

Short, Sweet and in Abu Dhabi again

The Short+Sweet festival of short plays returns to Abu Dhabi on 20 and 21 January, again showing at NYUAD Arts Center’s Black Box theatre – a suitably intimate environment for a feast of short (sometimes […]

Art

Dubai gains another gallery

Dubai has acquired another non-commercial gallery space with the opening last month of La Galerie, a space in the spiffily renovated Alliance Française premises in Oud Metha. The gallery will be dedicated to artists from […]

Art

Mapping the UAE underground

It looks like the NYUAD Art Gallery has become as important an artistic voice for the country as the NYUAD Arts Center has for performance. Programming at both has been very impressive during the past […]