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  • ArteEast Exclusive Interview: Shabnam Yousefian
    ArteEast Exclusive Interview: Shabnam Yousefian

    Posted: Dec 10, 2017

    Shabnam Yousefian was born in Tehran, Iran in 1982. She started drawing and painting at age seven and pursued oil painting professionally at age sixteen under the supervision of a prominent instructor. After graduating high school, Shabnam capitulated to social expectations and attended Azad University in Tehran to study Microbiology. However, she continued painting and […]

  • ArteEast Presents the 2017 Online Benefit Auction on Al Bahie
    ArteEast Presents the 2017 Online Benefit Auction on Al Bahie

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    ArteEast is pleased to announce the launch of our 2017 online benefit auction, hosted on the Al Bahie platform. The auction, featuring 29 works of art by artists from the Middle East and North Africa and their diasporas, will provide major support to ArteEast’s programs to support contemporary creative expression in the MENA region, including […]

  • George Mason University Presents: One Eye Open: Paintings by Rashwan Abdelbaki
    George Mason University Presents: One Eye Open: Paintings by Rashwan Abdelbaki

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    George Mason University is pleased to announce an exhibition of paintings by artist Rashwan Abdelbaki from October 16, 2017 – December 2, 2017. An artist’s reception and gallery talk will take place October 25th, 5-7:30 p.m. Abdelbaki was an ArteEast-sponsored Artist-in-Residence from January-September 2017, in partnership with the Institute for International Education’s Artist Protection Fund. […]

  • ArteEast Announces Collaboration with Asia Contemporary Art Week (ACAW) Online Journal:  FIELD REVIEW and FIELD MEETING Forum Take 5
    ArteEast Announces Collaboration with Asia Contemporary Art Week (ACAW) Online Journal: FIELD REVIEW and FIELD MEETING Forum Take 5

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    ArteEast, in its capacity as a partner of Asia Contemporary Art Week, is pleased to announce two collaborations as part of this year’s ACAW platform, now in its 12th edition. Curated and edited in its second iteration by Osman Can Yerebakan as a publication of ArteEast’s Quarterly journal, Asia Contemporary Art Week’s online journal FIELD […]

  • ArteEast Co-Hosts: UAE Author’s Talk with Aysha al Naqbi
    ArteEast Co-Hosts: UAE Author’s Talk with Aysha al Naqbi

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    ArteEast is pleased to co-host, together with the Consulate of the United Arab Emirates in New York City, an Authors Talk for 14-year-old Emirati author, Aysha Al Naqbi – the youngest published author from the U.A.E.  Moderated by Bill Bragin, Executive Artistic Director of The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi and leading figure in the arts in […]

  • ArteEast Opportunity: Artistic Director Position
    ArteEast Opportunity: Artistic Director Position

    Posted: Jul 29, 2017

    ArteEast is pleased to announce a search for an Artistic Director to help lead our grassroots, but wide-reaching efforts to promote the artists and contemporary arts of the Middle East. We are seeking an energetic, part-time Artistic Director to lead the organization into a new phase of public outreach and growth. This is a high-profile […]

  • ArteHub Presents: Sultan Sooud al-Qassemi in Conversation with Omar Berrada

    Posted: Apr 07, 2017

    Join us for a rare opportunity to join in a conversation with Barjeel Art Foundation founder Sultan Sooud al Qassemi and writer, curator of the 2017 Abraaj Art Prize, and Director of Dar al-Ma’mûn Omar Berrada. The conversation will cover the current Sharjah Bienniel and recently concluded 10th edition of Art Dubai, Omar’s experience editing […]

  • ArteEast Exclusive Interview: Osmancan Yerebakan Interviews Sumeshwar Sharma
    ArteEast Exclusive Interview: Osmancan Yerebakan Interviews Sumeshwar Sharma

    Posted: Apr 05, 2017

    In February, Aicon Gallery opened its doors for Seed for History and Form—Tebhaga, a group exhibition organized by Sumesh Sharma, presenting works by a roster of international artists. The exhibition includes works by Amadou Badiane, Richard Bartholomew, Jyoti Bhatt, Biren De, Haren Das, Aurélien Froment, Laxma Goud, Somnath Hore, M. F. Husain, Mohammad Omar Khalil, Rachid […]

  • ArteHub: Artist Talk with Rashwan Abdelbaki
    ArteHub: Artist Talk with Rashwan Abdelbaki

    Posted: Mar 05, 2017

    Join us for an exploration of APF Fellow and ArteEast Artist-in-Residence Rashwan Abdelbaki's work at the Manhattan Graphics Center. Rashwan is a Syrian-born multi-media artist specializing in ‎painting, etching, ‎and engraving.This event is free, and open to the public. Rashwan is a Syrian-born multi-media artist specializing in ‎painting, etching, ‎and engraving.This event is free, and open to the public.

  • Trump’s travel ban denounced by curators and artists
    Trump’s travel ban denounced by curators and artists

    Posted: Feb 24, 2017

      Institutional leaders say such restrictions would have grave consequences on exhibitions, research and the future of cultural exchange Artists, curators and leaders of top US museums are anxiously awaiting President Trump’s revised executive order on immigration—and they are prepared to vigorously protest against the new administration’s isolationist policies. The latest order, which was being […]

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