Thursday, June 18, 2009

Bringing the artists to light

Okay, so I'm not keeping up. Why does blogging have so much resemblance to dieting?!
Today's link: the UAE contribution to the Venice Biennale, which will finally bring some of these extraordinary artists to the international public eye, and their work the attention it deserves:

Saturday, June 6, 2009

The New York Times Discovers What Some of Us Already Knew

I love it when the Times figures out something I've been focusing on for a while. Actually, I even mentioned the topic to one of their editors a couple of years ago - but I was apparently too early. Now Deborah Sontag has written a piece about -- what else? -- contemporary Islamic art, based on works by two different Muslim artists living in America. Worth reading, but oh, so limited.... Nonetheless, it's a start.