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CRAFTING THE CONTEMPORARY

Our cover shows the façade of Louvre Abu Dhabi lit up with projections depicting distinctive Islamic geometric patterns for the landmark show Cartier, Islamic Inspiration and Modern Design. Showcasing the influence of Islamic art on the maison’s designs from the early 20th century to the present day, the exhibition reflects the theme of this issue, Crafting the Contemporary, in which we examine the impact of traditional craftsmanship on contemporary practices, the value of local knowledge and techniques in the production of artwork and the importance of community engagement, custodianship, education and conservation.

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20 Mar
Whitney Biennial 2024
The Whitney Museum of American Art
09 Feb
Desert X AlUla 2024
Various venues
09 Nov
Shanghai Biennale 2023
Power Station of Art
03 Dec
NGV Triennial 2023
NGV International
18 Nov
Taipei Biennial 2023
Taipei Fine Arts Museum
11 Feb
Counting Fingers
421 Arts Campus
15 Feb
In the Night
Saudi Arabia Museum of Contemporary Art
27 Feb
Can You Hear Me?
Concrete
27 Feb
I Was Born A Poet…
Volte Masters
04 Mar
Reclaiming Visions
Bassam Freiha Art Foundation
04 Mar
Echoes of the Orient
Bassam Freiha Art Foundation
23 Feb
Listening For Traces: Conflict, Sound & Memory
Rizq Art Gallery
22 Feb
Uprising Sceneries + Works On Paper
Mark Hachem Gallery
25 Feb
Eco(ed) Visions
A1 Space
23 Sep
The Way We Are 5.0
Weserburg Museum für moderne Kunst
08 Sep
Seeing Without Light
Hamburger Bahnhof – Nationalgalerie der Gegenwart
15 Feb
Dreams Have No Titles
Whitechapel Gallery
01 Mar
Over the Slopes of Speech
NIKA Project Space
24 Feb
The Rare But Known Phenomenon
Meem Gallery
30 Nov
Intimate Garden Scene (In Beirut)
Sursock Museum
26 May
Je suis inculte !
Sursock Museum
26 May
Beyond Ruptures, a Tentative Chronology 
Sursock Museum
26 May
Beirut Recollections
Sursock Museum
04 Apr
Art Paris 2024
Grand Palais Éphémère
27 Feb
Rest
Gallery Isabelle
02 Mar
Collective Exhaustion
Afra Al Dhaheri Studio
16 Feb
Present Illuminations
Foundry
08 Feb
Danse Macabre
Mina Image Centre
15 Feb
The Narrow Path: Glossolalia in Public
NYUAD Project Space
08 Feb
MENA ART NOW
Khawla Art Gallery
07 Mar
Celestial Blue
October Gallery
22 Feb
In Real Time
NYUAD Art Gallery
18 Nov
To Be Free! A Retrospective 1970–2023
Sharjah Art Foundation
23 Dec
In the eyes of our present, we hear Palestine
Sharjah Art Foundation Old Al Dhaid Clinic & Arts Palace
12 Aug
Sliman Mansour: Limited Edition
Zawyeh Gallery
27 Feb
How to Disappear
Green Art Gallery
01 Feb
Short Circuits
Jameel Arts Centre
23 Feb
Battlegrounds
Tabari Artspace
02 Feb
From Palestine with Art
P21 Gallery
19 Jan
Sheher, Prakriti, Devi
Ishara Art Foundation
03 Aug
Past Disquiet
Zeitz MOCAA
19 Oct
Municipalities
Beirut Art Center
22 Feb
A rose is a rose is a rose is a rose
Lawrie Shabibi
08 Feb
André Butzer
Carbon 12
01 Feb
Let’s Dance!
lilia ben salah
04 Nov
Guest Relations
Jameel Arts Centre
01 Mar
Art Dubai 2024
Madinat Jumeirah
09 Mar
Biennale of Sydney 2024
Various venues
26 Jan
Posters for Gaza
Zawyeh Gallery
29 Nov
The Sea of Life
Middle East Institute
06 Mar
ARCOmadrid 2024
IFEMA MADRID
20 Feb
Diriyah Contemporary Art Biennale 2024
JAX District
28 Mar
Art Basel Hong Kong 2024
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
29 Feb
Frieze LA 2024
Santa Monica Airport
26 Oct
Cities Under Quarantine: The Mailbox Project
Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art
19 Oct
Water
Boghossian Foundation
16 Nov
Cartier, Islamic Inspiration and Modern Design
Louvre Abu Dhabi
18 Nov
Stepping Softly on the Earth
Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art
23 Feb
Manif d’art – The Quebec City Biennial 2024
Various venues
08 Nov
Watering the Desert | Contemporary Art from Qatar
Yuz Museum
13 Dec
Resonating Tides
Women's Pavilion, Expo City Dubai
01 Mar
Maltabiennale.art 2024
Various venues
30 Nov
Refracted Identities, Shared Futures
JAX District
15 Jul
The Waiting Gardens of the North
Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art
13 Sep
Net Zero
King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra)
18 Nov
On Purpose
Ethr Residency
31 May
Biennale Gherdëina 2024
Various venues
11 Nov
Sharjah Architecture Triennial 2023
Various venues
24 Aug
Under Two Suns
Odunpazarı Modern Museum
07 Oct
DXP (Digital Transformation Planet)
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
14 Apr
Remedios – Where new land might grow
C3A, Centro de Creación Contemporánea de Andalucía
20 Apr
Venice Art Biennale 2024
Giardini, Arsenale and across Venice

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