Heba Elkayal

Heba Elkayal

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.

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Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Profiles

Emirati Artist’s Playful Exhibition Transcends His Local Environment

Heba Elkayal | 12 Apr 2019

Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim, a key figure in the Emirates’ avant-garde art scene, uses vivid colors in works that blur the line between painting and sculpture.

Arts & Culture Gender Liberal Arts

An Artist Claims Her Place With Sculptural Statements

Heba Elkayal | 22 Mar 2019

The Saudi conceptual artist Filwa Nazer redefines herself in works that explore inner spaces and the “skins” people don to protect them.

Arts & Culture Development Liberal Arts

Events Highlight a Thriving Visual Arts Scene in Saudi Arabia

Heba Elkayal | 14 Mar 2019

Jeddah’s “21, 39” art week and a continuing exhibition shed light on an artistic environment that’s been gaining momentum for over a decade.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

The British Museum Offers a Revelatory New Look at Islam and Art

Heba Elkayal | 22 Feb 2019

The institution’s new Albukhary Foundation Gallery focuses on how Islam influenced the aesthetic designs of everyday objects across the Islamic world.

Architecture Arts & Culture

Contemporary Egyptian Art in a Historic Setting

Heba Elkayal | 27 Nov 2018

A contemporary Egyptian art exhibition in the historic setting of Manial Palace in Cairo offers an alternative narrative for art and a novel tourist attraction.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

In Dubai, a New Type of Arts Center

Heba Elkayal | 22 Nov 2018

The Art Jameel foundation’s new museum is the Emirates’ first non-government-run art institution and significantly expands the region’s patronage of the arts.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

Contemporary Art Inspired by Islamic Tradition

Heba Elkayal | 09 Nov 2018

An exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London highlights works by a short list of finalists drawn from a wealth of talent across the Islamic world.

Arts & Culture Politics

An Istanbul Murder Echoes in the New York Art Scene

Heba Elkayal | 26 Oct 2018

In the wake of Jamal Khashoggi’s death, an effort to raise awareness of Arab art in New York proceeds despite controversy over Saudi Arabia’s financial support.

Arts & Culture Politics Profiles

An Art Exhibition Without Art

Heba Elkayal | 19 Oct 2018

The curators of Past Disquiet, recently shown in Beirut, revisit a landmark 1978 exhibition held in solidarity with the Palestinian cause.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Profiles

Egyptian Artist Explores Themes of Identity and Belonging

Heba Elkayal | 28 Sep 2018

Ibrahim Ahmed draws on his own multinational experience to make art that challenges societal constructs.




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