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Tracing the Modern in Post-Modern: The dilemma of Contemporary “Islamic” Art

While pre-modern Islamic art continues to grow as an academic field and as a profitable investment for collectors, the attention given to contemporary Islamic art has been increasing significantly among art dealers, academics and curators. Starting this article, the intend was to create a focus on a few living artists well represented on the market. … Continue reading Tracing the Modern in Post-Modern: The dilemma of Contemporary “Islamic” Art

Time to speculate: London Islamic Week, October 2018

Autumn is always an exciting time. Business starts again after a well-deserved break, calendars are getting busier and attention gets directed towards the next big event: the second Islamic Week in London. Finally, the catalogues are out and we get to speculate on what will sell the most. This fall, I found that Bonham's, Sotheby's and … Continue reading Time to speculate: London Islamic Week, October 2018