27 Mar '13, 1am

#AALS takes a break this #Easter weekend, returns Fri, 5 Apr! Mandy Merzaban will speak about the Middle East.

The contemporary art scene in the Gulf is relatively new, but is connected to a nuanced history of modern and contemporary art in the greater Arab region. Unlike neighbouring Arab countries where some of the region's most-prolific modern artists emerged, Gulf Cooperation Countries such as Bahrain, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) saw art production emerge gradually with varying degrees of concentration and sophistication within each country. Examining the key socio-economic, political and cultural influences that have shaped the Arab region's art historical narratives enables us to better contextualise the Gulf region's surging art market today, particularly in the UAE. About the Speaker Mandy Merzaban is the collections manager and curator for the Barjeel Art Foundation founded by Sharjah-based collector and columnist Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi. ...

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