|March 12, 2013
April 2013: these are some of my favorite things
“ These Are Some Of My Favorite Things” is the very first exhibition at the newly opened space at the Courtyard.
The in between Space” is a hybrid interdisciplinary space for learning, collaborating and experimenting dedicated to transcultural arts and cultural projects.
The exhibition includes over 80 artworks and objects from various collections, expanding from American pop masters to contemporary middle eastern artists, from Chinese antique to Indian carpets.
| March 13, 2013
March 2013: Nima Behnoud Studio Art
Total Arts is pleased to announce the first solo exhibition of Nima Behnoud studio Art in the UAE.
The exhibition consists of Behnoud’s latest collection of silkscreen prints on paper as well as his wearable art pieces, highlighting the connection between the two disciplines of fashion and fine art, that artist’s has been working with for years.
Beautiful hues of bright red, sky blue and orange hit you in Nima’s works, with streaming color into calligraphic abstract forms. Nima is an[more..]
|March 14, 2013
February lecture: How Windtowers Work: A Study Of Their Effectiveness In Dubai’s Bastakiya
In association with Architecture Heritage Society of UAE, Courtyard hosts a lecture by Peter Jackson on Wednesday 27th February, 2013 at 7.15pm
A paper co-authored with Dr Anne Coles and Ian Jones & presented at the CIAV
(International Committee of Vernacular Architecture) Conference at Al Ain, November 2012.
Today windtowers are a symbol of the architectural heritage of the Lower Gulf. This paper describes their origins and function. The windtower houses of Dubai date from the end of the 1[more..]
| March 15, 2013
This exhibition is a comparative review of two artists’ work: Eugene Lemay and Fereydoun Omidi.
Resembling ancient tablets, kept in light and shadow, evoking deep feelings, transcending time and keeping the truth vague.
“Letters” exposes the root of written language as a metaphor for the human need to communicate. The selected artworks of artists, one oil on canvas and the other composed layers of digitally altered text envelope the viewer’s entire field of vision.
|March 16, 2013
November 2012: Small artworks Exhibition
The exhibition of small artworks explores the diversity of artist’s view and perceptions and their sensitivities, which manifest distinctively in formation of each artwork. Artworks for this exhibition were selected based on their sizes while highlighting various styles and techniques. The common theme of Land & Cityscape and the similarity of their sizes lead the viewer to comparative outline and investigate artist’s approaches to a unique subject and expression of their observations in the[more..]