Featured Events

Wednesday 16th August 2017

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Fahrelnissa Zeid Retrospective
13/06/2017 10:00am - 18/10/2017 4:00pm
Tate Modern
This is the first major retrospective of Turkish artist Fahrelnissa Zeid, an important figure in the Turkish avant-garde of the 1940s and the École de Paris (School of Paris) in the 1950s. Trained in Paris and Istanbul, her work is infused with Islamic, Arab, Persian and European influences. Her monumental abstract works reveal her obsession with dramatic lines and exuberant colour.
I AM - Visual Arts Exhibition
02/07/2017 9:00am - 20/08/2017 5:00pm
CARAVAN's I AM exhibition comes to St. Martin-in-the-Fields from 2 July – 20 August having premiered on 3 May 2017 at the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts in Amman under the Patronage of Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah. I AM is a peacebuilding exhibition from CARAVAN that showcases the insights and experiences of Middle Eastern women as they confront issues of culture, religion and social reality in a rapidly changing world both in the Middle East and West. Guest curated by Janet Rady, the exhibition features 31 acclaimed women artists of Middle Eastern heritage from 12 countries.
Architecture that Fills my Eye: Building in Yemen
12/07/2017 12:00pm - 23/09/2017 6:00pm
MBI Jaber Foundation
Curated by Trevor H.J. Marchand, Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology, SOAS Yemen possesses one of the world's finest treasure-troves of architecture. Three of its ancient cities – Shibam, Sana and Zabid – are UNESCO's World Heritage sites, and a number of other towns and building complexes around the country await inclusion.