MODERN ART AND ARTIST ESTATES: WAYS, WORKS AND ARCHIVES VOL 1

Preserving Modern Arab Art by Hala Khayat – In the Library With Charles Pocock – Academia: Olga Nefedova, George Al-Ama, Fatenn Mostafa-Kanafani – Artist Estates – Foundation: The Ramzi and Saeda Dalloul Art Foundation

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CULTURAL NARRATIVES

Cultural Narratives Foundation is an extensive art collection that travels the world and features leading established and emerging talents whose works reflect the culture of the region. The collection includes artists from Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine, Tunisia, the UAE, Syria, Sudan and has recently expanded to include artists from Turkey, India and Africa.

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Dr Abdellah Karroum, 2018. Photo by Dimitri Salomao

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CROSSING WORLDS, CURATING WORLD Art could be anything imagined as such by anyone able to perceive the world through this same “anything”: a painting, a combination of movements, a group of composed…

Annalisa Rosso, Hypersizing! 2020. Printed textile by Punto Seta, 4 items - 140cm x 220cm. Edition 1+1AP

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Founded by Spanish designer Jorge Penadés, EXTRAPERLO is a curatorial platform for the unorthodox. Its goal is to challenge the systems, structures and codes existing in contemporary design, offering progressive alternative beyond…

Huguette Caland, Check Point, 1974. Oil on linen, 149.2 x 149.2 cm. Courtesy of Studio Huguette Caland.

ARTIST ESTATES: HUGUETTE CALAND

HUGUETTE CALAND B. 1931 IN BEIRUT, LEBANON, D. 2019 IN BEIRUT, LEBANON           Interviewee: Brigitte Caland Relationship: Daughter Facebook : Huguette Caland Art Instagram : Huguettecaland Email: huguettecaland@verizon.net…

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Hafidh Droubi (1914-1991), Iraq. Cock fight / صراع الديكة, 1967 . Oil on canvas, 48.5x96.5 cm. Framed 58.5 x 102.5 x 5 cm. Courtesy of Ramzi & Saeda Dalloul Art Foundation.

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Paul Guiragossian in preparation for the Corcoran Gallery exhibition, Washington D.C. in 1970. P.G. Foundation Archives.

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Wahib Bteddini (Lebanon). Harvesting (or The Picking of the Apples in the Mountain), 1966. Source: Sursock Museum Archive, Beirut. Courtesy of The Nicolas Sursock Museum.

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Menhat Helmy alongside her _To the Point_ print at Morley college in London (1976).

ARTIST ESTATES: MENHAT HELMY

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This fall Istanbul will be energised by the 17th edition of Contemporary Istanbul art fair, the 17th Istanbul Biennial, and the opening of the Istanbul Modern museum among other significant cultural events…

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