BEING AYMAN BAALBAKI ISSUE

Janus Gate at the 59th Venice Biennale – Personal Encounters with Key Figures in Ayman Baalbaki’s Life: Dr Basel Dalloul, Rose Issa, Saleh Barakat, Nayla Tamraz, Stephane Sisco, Serwan Baran, Said Baalbaki, Oussama Ghanam – The Artist Reflects on Friends, Family and Influences

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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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– VOLTA announces exhibitor list for Basel Edition.
– Mazen Haïdar signs his new book “La ferronnerie architecturale à Beyrouth au XXe siècle” at Galerie Tanit
– Three Evening Auctions at Sotheby’s Hong Kong realise a combined total of US$221.8 Million – Highest total ever achieved in a single evening at Sotheby’s Hong Kong.

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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…

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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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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…

Hidroksiklorokin, 2022. Tuval üzerine yağlıboya, Oil on canvas, 120 x 200 cm. Courtesy of Zilberman | Istanbul

A GUIDED TOUR AROUND SELECTED ART GALLERIES IN ISTANBUL

A guided tour around some art galleries in Istanbul Öktem Aykut “Desire” by Stijn Ank On view until 30th of April The first solo exhibition by the Belgian sculptor in Turkey, Desire…

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WHEN IN VENICE: EXHIBITIONS COINCIDING WITH THE 59TH VENICE BIENNALE (PART II)

Part II of the exhibitions coinciding with Venice Biennale Fondazione Giorgio Cini Joseph Beuys: Fine-limbed April 20 – October 2 Joseph Beuys: Fine-limbed, a monographic exhibition dedicated to the leading 20th-century artist.…

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LA GALERIE DIOR, A CELEBRATION OF HERITAGE AND SAVOIR-FAIRE

“When the house Christian Dior first opened, it had three Ateliers under the eaves of 30 Avenue Montaigne, a tiny studio, a salon in which to show the dresses, a cabin or…

Ramses Younan, Abstract Composition, 1945. Mixed media on paper, 27 x 37 cm. Courtesy of Bonhams

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The Bulletin, latest highlights in the art world MAY ARCOlisboa 2022 returns to celebrate its 5th Anniversary, opening its doors to the public from the 20th to the 22nd of May.  …

Ai Weiwei standing beside the work La Commedia Umana. Photo from The National Roman Museum website

LA COMMEDIA UMANA BY AI WEIWEI AT THE TERME DI DIOCLEZIANO

The National Roman Museum hosts the work La Commedia Umana by Ai Weiwei at the Baths of Diocletian, one of the greatest contemporary artists. Composed of more than two thousand pieces of…

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