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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YOUR BULLETIN JUNE WEEK 1 – 5
-British Bangladeshi philanthropist Nadia Samdani Awarded an MBE In Queen’s 2022 Birthday Honours.
The Laboratory of the Future is the title of the Venice Architecture Biennial 2023, curated by Lesley Lokko.
-Renovation of Niemeyer Guest House (Lebanon) and Flying Saucer Rehabilitation (UAE) were shortlisted for Aga Khan Award for Architecture 2022.

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Dr Abdellah Karroum, 2018. Photo by Dimitri Salomao

CURATED BY DR ABDELLAH KARROUM

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

EXTRAPERLO 2021 – CURATING CURATORS

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…

Mohammed Ahmed Ibrahim studio

SANCTUARIES | MOHAMMED AHMED IBRAHIM

In an attempt to delve into the private universe of artists and art collectors, Selections is exploring the sanctuaries of various men and women, some living and others who have passed away,…

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Maitha Abdalla, Too Close to the Sun, 2021. Beyond: Emerging Artists 2021 at Biennale Arte 2022 – Courtesy of Abu Dhabi Art

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Pablo Picasso, Spanish 1881–1973. Reclining woman (Femme couchée) 19 June 1932. Oil on canvas 38.0 x 46.0 cm, 55.6 x 63.0 cm (framed). Centre Pompidou, Paris, Musée national d’art moderne-Centre de création industrielle. Donated by Louise and Michel Leiris, 1984 © Succession Picasso/Copyright Agency, 2022. Photo © Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI/Bertrand Prévost/Dist. RMN-GP

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