NYUAD Art Gallery
"Lines," Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim, installation view, 1995.

But We Cannot See Them: Tracing a UAE Art Community, 1988-2008

  • through May 27, 2017
  • The Art Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi
This exhibition surveys one of the most important artistic communities...
Abdulnasser Gharem
"The Path" by Abdulnasser Gharem.

Abdulnasser Gharem: Pause

  • through July 2, 2017
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art
This exhibition presents a remarkable body of work born in the aftermath...
Abdalla Al-Omari
"The Queue," by Abdalla Al-Omari, 2016; oil and acrylic on canvas, 160 x 210 cm.

Abdalla Al-Omari: The Vulnerability Series

  • through July 6, 2017
  • Ayyam Gallery Dubai
This solo exhibition by the Brussels-based painter features a...
Courtesy of the Artist
"The Gold Projections: Somnium," by Joe Ramirez, 2017, film installation.

Alchemy: The Great Art

  • through July 23, 2017
  • Kulturforum, Berlin
This large-scale exhibition illuminates the deep relationship between...
Museum of Modern Egyptian Art
"Peace," by Abdel Hadi El-Gazzar, 1965.

When Art Becomes Liberty: The Egyptian Surrealists (1938–1965)

  • through July 30, 2017
  • National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea, Deoksugung
This exhibition documents the history and evolution of the works of...
Usha and Lakshmi N. Mittal. Photo The Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
"Traditional Indian Festivals," by M. F. Husain, 2008–2011.

India Modern: The Paintings of M. F. Husain

  • July 14, 2017 through March 4, 2018
  • Art Institute of Chicago
This special installation—the centerpiece of the Art Institute of...

Reverberating Echoes: Contemporary Art Inspired by Traditional Islamic Art

  • through May 26, 2017
  • Graduate Theological Union's Doug Adams Gallery, Berkeley, CA
This Spring 2017 exhibition at the Graduate Theological Union's Doug Adams Gallery highlights the work of seven American artists of diverse interests, backgrounds and training.  ...

But We Cannot See Them: Tracing a UAE Art Community, 1988-2008

  • through May 27, 2017
  • The Art Gallery at NYU Abu Dhabi
This exhibition surveys one of the most important artistic communities in the history of the UAE. Community has played a key role in every modern art historical breakthrough, with artists banding...

Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians

  • through June 4, 2017
  • Aga Khan Museum, Toronto
Cultural rebellion and lyrical reflection come together in this world-premiere exhibition showcasing one of the most important collections of contemporary Iranian art. Encounter the works of 23...

Secrets of the Sea: A Tang Shipwreck and Early Trade in Asia

  • through June 4, 2017
  • Asia Society New York
This exhibition brings the precious contents of a shipwreck discovered off Belitung Island in the Java Sea to American audiences for the first time. The remarkable cargo of spice-filled jars and...

Identity Crisis: Reflections on Public and Private Life in Contemporary Javanese Photography

  • through June 11, 2017
  • The Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
This exhibition is the first in the United States to focus on the recent emergence of photography as an art form in Java, Indonesia. Guest curated by photography Brian Arnold, Identity Crisis is...

Moments in the Lives of Muslims in China: Through the Lens of Peter Sanders

  • through June 11, 2017
  • Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilization, Sharjah, UAE
Since 2000 Peter Sanders has been traveling throughout China documenting the lives of Chinese Muslims. He has journeyed from east to west and north to south and has produced a rare picture of...

Samia Halaby: Illuminated Space

  • through June 17, 2017
  • Ayyam Gallery, Dubai
Together with "Documentary Drawing of the Kafr Qasem Massacre," this is one of a pair of concurrent solo shows of the New York-based artist's latest abstract paintings...

Basim Magdy: The Stars Were Aligned for a Century of New Beginnings

  • through June 18, 2017
  • Arnolfini, Bristol, UK
Situated somewhere between fact and fiction, Egyptian artist Basim Magdy's work is rooted in dreams, scientific theory and failed utopian ambitions. With humor and quiet melancholy, his works...

Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince's Tour of India 1875-76

  • through June 18, 2017
  • Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Bradford, UK
On November 8, 1875, Albert Edward, the Prince of Wales, arrived at Mumbai (formerly Bombay) for a four-month tour of the Indian subcontinent. Traveling the length and breadth of the country...
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