Heba Elkayal has a master’s degree in modern art history and curation from Columbia University, has served as a consultant and staff member for numerous art collectors, galleries, and an auction house, and was the lifestyle editor for Daily News Egypt from 2008 to 2012.
An exhibition of Khalil’s prints in London honors his international career. With the gallery closed by the coronavirus pandemic, viewers can see only glimpses of it online.
The life of a singer much loved across the Arab world is told in a Western-style musical in London. Can such an adaption succeed?
Waiting for Omar Gatlato, the first major survey of contemporary Algerian art in the United States, asserts the need to consider the cultural specificity of art from postcolonial nations.
An exhibition at Al Ula, in Saudi Arabia, put Arab and international artists in dialogue with one another, the local community and the land. It didn’t happen without controversy, however.
An exhibition in New York makes the case that Arab artists developed abstraction in parallel with Western achievements rather than as a derivative example of the genre.
A landmark exhibition in New York offers multiple perspectives on how the televised invasions of Kuwait and Iraq affected contemporary art and image culture.
The art calendar begins a new season with a number of exhibitions that reflect growing interest in Arab artists and Arab-world art themes.
Hayv Kahraman brings a unique perspective to representations of, and assumptions about, women like herself in a post–9/11 world.
The musical theater production, “We Live in Cairo,” narrates the events that led to the Tahrir Square protests and the overthrowing of a regime and then, the unraveling of a dream.
An intimately scaled retrospective of Moroccan artist Mohammed Melehi in London shows how abstract expressionism in the Middle East was culturally inspired.