A Life Beyond Boundaries: Artist Fatma Lootah

Some may describe her as bohemian, others eccentric and controversial. Today artist and activist Fatma Lootah lives in Italy but her Emirati heritage that was very much a part of her childhood, remains a central part of her life today. Her desire for art drove her beyond boundaries as she struggled to exist in a society that at the time questioned her career choice. Her … Continue reading A Life Beyond Boundaries: Artist Fatma Lootah

The pragmatic hub of art in the region

This article was first featured in Gulf News on the 2nd April, 2010 Dubai isn’t quite there yet, but with a bit of fine-tuning there is no reason why it shouldn’t seize the initiative. After a week of taking in all the art at Art Dubai and Bastakiya Art Fair, I felt quite invigorated to say the least. Both fairs were extraordinary — one very … Continue reading The pragmatic hub of art in the region