Saudi Arabia’s Art World Has Long Been an Outlier. With Its First-Ever Homegrown Biennial, It’s Looking to Usher in a New Chapter
December 15, 2021
The exhibition, curated by Philip Tinari, is hoping to build a bridge between the Kingdom and the wider art world.
A sense of urgent transformation can be felt in the Middle Eastern nation, which was culturally insulated from the world until Prince Mohammed Bin Salman laid out Vision 2030’s social and economic reforms five years ago. Through its cultural endeavors, the newly formed ministry of culture has been articulating a position focused on enriching local cultural contexts while participating in the global art discourse.Read More >>