BEING ANACHAR BASBOUS

In this issue we are getting personal with Anachar Basbous, talking about Major commissioned works along with interviews and encounters with people who influenced his life.

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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 OCTOBER:

  • MASSIMODECARLO is pleased to announce the first European solo exhibition of Ferrari Sheppard in their new gallery space in Mayfair, London titled Tremendous.
  • The fifth edition of Culture Summit Abu Dhabi, a global cultural forum, welcomes more than 180 cultural leaders from around the world to the UAE capital. Under the theme ‘A Living Culture’, the global event explores the future of the culture sector and discuss creative solutions to some of the most urgent issues affecting the world today.
  • Organised by Art Jameel and supported by the Ministry of Culture and Youth – UAE; High school and university students (and their families) are invited to Creative Careers Days, the UAE’s first, annual festival devoted to exploring your future in the arts.

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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…

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…

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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Discover the previous and current shows here.
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.

RANDOM READS
Ahmed Cherkaoui, (Boujad, Morocco, 1934–Casablanca, 1967), Les miroirs rouges (Red Mirrors), 1965

TAKING SHAPE – ABSTRACTION FROM THE ARAB WORLD

Block Museum of Art, Northwestern University presents Taking Shape: Abstraction from the Arab World 1950s–1980s A groundbreaking exhibition drawn from the collection of the Barjeel Art Foundation based in Sharjah, United Arab…

Zaman Jassim When the Moon is Full, 2021 Fiberglass, LED lights and video projection 1000x1000x270 cm Courtesy the artist Photo

NOOR RIYADH, THE GROUNDBREAKING ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF LIGHT AND ART

Annual festival of light and art Noor Riyadh returns on a grander scale to illuminate Saudi Arabia’s Capital Following the success of Noor Riyadh 2021, the 2022 edition will see the festival…

courtesy of Zawyeh Gallery

JERUSALEM: CITY OF PARADOXES BY HOSNI RADWAN

 “Jerusalem: City of Paradoxes” The city of Jerusalem is the focus of Hosni Radwan’s latest series of artworks exhibited at the Zawyeh Gallery virtual space under the title “Jerusalem: City of Paradoxes”.…

Ibrahim Mahama, On a spaceship, 2019-2022. Giclee Fine Art Print on Hahnemühle Fine Art Paper – Photo Rag Smooth. 40 x 50 cm. Edition of 30 © the artist. Courtesy White Cube

‘ON A SPACESHIP’ BY IBRAHIM MAHAMA

‘ON A SPACESHIP’ BY IBRAHIM MAHAMA FOR THE FRIEZE X DEUTSCHE BANK EMERGING CURATORS FELLOWSHIP A new artist edition to support a placement for Black and POC emerging curators at the Whitworth.…

Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi Photo by Seeing Things 11

LOUVRE ABU DHABI’S LATEST EXHIBITION, IMPRESSIONISM: PATHWAYS TO MODERNITY, OPENS TO THE PUBLIC

Louvre Abu Dhabi’s Latest Exhibition, Impressionism: Pathways to Modernity, Opens to the Public Displaying more than 150 artworks from the collections of Musée d’Orsay, prestigious French institutions, and Louvre Abu Dhabi A…

Ghasem Hajizadeh, Anniversaire, 2015, mixed media on paper mounted on canvas, 114 x 185 cm.

GHASEM HAJIZADEH PRESENTS “TIMELESS FIGURES”

“TIMELESS FIGURES” by Ghasem Hajizadeh Curated by Leila Varasteh The Mark Hachem Gallery and the Simine Paris platform have come together to offer the TIMELESS FIGURES Exhibition, a retrospective of paintings by…

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