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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Paul Priest, Director and Head of MENA Studios, Benoy

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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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Selections editorial presents a quarterly print magazine and weekly online publication with high quality content on all subjects related to Art and Culture. Full of world-leading artworks, exquisite brand imagery, original creative illustrations and insightful written articles.
Selections Viewing Rooms presents carefully curated online art shows aiming not only to shed light on contemporary art executed by living artists, but also for viewers to buy contemporary fine art, prints & multiples, photography, street art and collectibles.
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.

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Pipilotti Rist Your Brain to Me My Brain to You

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The National Museum of Qatar has unveiled a large-scale & Middle East 1st museum installation by renowned Swiss artist Pipilotti Rist Your Brain to Me, My Brain to You a site-specific installation,…

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MOUFIDA MOHIDEEN, THE WINNER OF THE 2022 MIDDLE EAST

For the 9th edition of the Middle East Emergent Designer Prize, High Jewelry Maison Van Cleef & Arpels, in partnership with Tashkeel, announces the winner: Moufida Mohideen. Cultivating talent across the UAE,…

Valentino's First Presentation in the Middle East

VALENTINO’S FIRST PRESENTATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST

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“CERAMIC BANQUET, ACT I” BY HOUSE OF TODAY

Unveiling “Ceramic Banquet, act I”, a ceramic poly-sensorial installation by Souraya Haddad and culinary dishes by Balbosté. Commissioned by House of Today. House of Today, a non-profit organization founded in 2012 by…

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