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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THE BULLETIN

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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Cultural Narratives foundation is an extensive collection that is travelling the world by leading established and emerging talents aiming to reflect the culture of the region in their works.

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Installation Shot, Credit Aya Saleh Courtesy Galerie Tanit

ÉTAT DE SIÈGE AT GALERIE TANIT

État de Siège goes back on the evolution of seating from the 1960’s until today through the eyes of 20 Lebanese designers. Curated by Joy Mardini, the group show is on view…

Lawrence Weiner, OUT OF SIGHT, Courtesy Art Basel

ART BASEL / BASEL 2022

The 2022 edition of Art Basel brings together 289 leading international galleries to present the highest quality artworks across all media – from painting and sculpture to photography and digital works –…

Installation view, Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity at the Dallas Museum of Art. Courtesy of Dallas Museum of Art. Photo by John Smith.

CARTIER AND ISLAMIC ART: IN SEARCH OF MODERNITY

Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity traces inspirations from Islamic art and design, including from Louis Cartier’s exquisite collection of Persian and Indian art and the work of the designers…

Portrait of Ayman Baalbaki by Serwan Baran.

SERWAN BARAN IN BEING AYMAN BAALBAKI ISSUE

By Serwan Baran My first meeting with Ayman was in summer 2001 in the Atelier in Amman with the creative Marwan Kassab-Bachi/ Darat al Funun-Jordan. I met Ayman, the young man from…

Aicha Filali, Shelltox. Collage heightened with acrylic, 85 x 56 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Elmarsa Gallery

MÉMOIRE EN RACCOURCIS (MEMORY IN SHORT) AT ELMARSA GALLERY

Tunisian artist Aicha Filali’s solo exhibition Mémoire en raccourcis (Memory in short) at Elmarsa Gallery features a new body of work. The personal and family history of the artist is an integral…

Ayman Baalbaki in his studio, photo by Yara Boustany

BEING AYMAN BAALBAKI ISSUE : FROM PLAY TO SLAY (PART II)

Ayman Baalbaki reflects on friends, family and influences in an exclusive interview with selections Marwan Kassab Bachi When we were at university, the gallerist Amal Traboulsi put on a show for Marwan…

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