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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YOUR BULLETIN MAY WEEK 2 – 8
– 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…

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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Beirut. The Eras of design exhibition view. Photo credit Caroline Dethier

BEIRUT. THE ERAS OF DESIGN EXHIBITION AT CID AT GRAND HORNU

A city at the crossroads of the East and the West, Beirut has been experiencing an excitement in all artistic fields since the early 2000s. Design is no exception to this dynamic…

Leila Alaoui, Souk de Tounfite, Moyen-Atlas (Les Marocains), 2011. Lambda print mounted on Dibond, 120 × 80 × 3 cm

ART PARIS 2022

Art Paris is back from the 7th to the 10th of April with a strong selection of 130 modern and contemporary galleries from some twenty different countries. Both regional and cosmopolitan, this…

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…

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…

CI BLOOM ART FAIR 2022

CI Bloom, a new art fair by Contemporary Istanbul has opened at Tersane, a grand new venue at a historical shipyard on the Golden Horn. With a special focus on Turkish contemporary…

Louise Bourgeois, Fallen Woman (Femme Maison), 1946-1947. Oil on linen, 14 x 36"; 35.6 x 91.4 cm. © The Easton Foundation/Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY, Photo: Christopher Burke

LOUISE BOURGEOIS: PAINTINGS AT THE MET

Louise Bourgeois: Paintings is the first comprehensive exhibition of paintings by the celebrated artist, produced between her arrival in New York from Paris in 1938 and her turn away from the medium…

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