The sixth edition of the Abraaj Group Art Prize announced its winners on June 11. Abbas Akhavan (Iran), Anup Mathew Thomas (India), Basim Magdy (Egypt), Bouchra Khalili (Morocco) and Kamrooz Aram (Iran) will create works to be exhibited at Art Dubai next March.
Palestinian artist and curator Khaled Hourani was announced as a recipient of the 2013 Annenberg Prize for Art and Social Change on July 31. Hourani’s practice examines the relationship between art, politics and geography—he is known in particular for his project Picasso in Palestine (2009–11).
Iranian-American artist Tala Madani has been…