Art

James writes on various aspects of art and travels regularly to review exhibitions, attend auctions and interview artists, collectors and curators. Click here for an article by him on sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor, and here for an “In conversation” with Mat Collishaw. James is also Consultant Editor for the art magazine Canvas, which covers modern and contemporary art and culture across the Middle East and Arab world. He has a particular interest in Orientalist art; see here for an article he wrote about the revival in this sector of the art market.

Click below to see examples of James’s work for Canvas.

Artist profile, Mona Hatoum

Artist profile, Timo Nasseri

Artist profile, Youssef Nabil

Art patron feature on Ziba Ardalan

Artist profile, Ali Omar Ermes

Artist profile, Latifa Echakhch

Artist profile, Marwan

Gallery feature on Cuadro Gallery, Dubai

Gallery feature on Hadba Kabbani and Tughra

Museum feature on The David Collection

Review of Egyptian Surrealists exhibition

Review of Damien Hirst show, Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable