Bharti Kher Knighted Prestigious French Cultural Award

On March 23, multidisciplinary artist Bharti Kher was conferred with France’s highest cultural award, Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres—also known as the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters—for her contributions to the landscape of contemporary art.

Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme win Sharjah Biennial prize

Palestinian artist-duo Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme were among the recipients of the 2015 Sharjah Biennial Prize, awarded by the Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) on March 5th, during the gala dinner celebrating the opening day of Sharjah Biennial 12 (SB12).