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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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

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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…

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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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Mona Saudi, various works. Mixed media installation, dimensions variable. Installation view, Sharjah Art Foundation, Mona Saudi, 2018. Image courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation.

MAJOR MODERN ARAB EXHIBITIONS 2012 – 2022 | MONA SAUDI: POETRY AND FORM AT SHARJAH ART MUSEUM, SHARJAH

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