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Purple Prose : Abu Dhabi Art Fair / Art Fairs In…

Laura Harding Stewart 29/04/2015Purple Prose : Abu Dhabi Art Fair / Art Fairs In General   All I can remember about the Abu Dhabi Art Fair 2013 is purple.Purple klieg searchlights traced the already lilac sky as sunset descended on Saadiyat Island, the chi-chi location of the…[Read More]

uction : Mesmerizing Egyptian Courtesan…

AAD REPORTS 14/04/2015Los Angeles – A rare Demetre Chiparus sculpture entitled “Thaïs” is headed to the auction block in Bonhams’ 20th Century Decorative Arts sale – April 29 in Los Angeles, with an estimate of US$150,000 – 200,000 – £100,000 -…[Read More]

Sheikha Al-Thani Kicks Off The SATUC Cup, In…

Elliot Lee 30/03/2015Princess Sheikha Al-Thani Launching the SATUC Cup 2015 The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce (A-BCC) in London was the venue for a very special press conference on Thursday March 25th when Princess Sheikha Al-Thani launched the 2015 SATUC Cup in front of…[Read More]

Treasures From India Jewels From The Al-Thani…

Robert Alexander Boyle 29/10/2014Tiger Finial from the Throne of Tippoo Sultan (1750-1799), Mysore India, Circa 1790 Gold inlaid with Diamonds, Rubies and Emeralds This exhibition of some sixty jeweled objects from the private collection formed by Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al-Thani…[Read More]

Ancestral Arabia :: Assyrian Culture at the…

Robert Alexander Boyle 19/09/2014ASHURNASIRPAL II, ?Assyrian King, (Detail) NIMRUD, ISHATAR SHARRAT-NIPHI TEMPLE Metropolitan Museum: Assyria to Iberia at the Dawn of the Classical Age September 18, 2014, New York, NY Opening this coming week at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is a…[Read More]

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