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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…

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…

Maitha Abdalla, Too Close to the Sun, 2021. Beyond: Emerging Artists 2021 at Biennale Arte 2022 – Courtesy of Abu Dhabi Art
BEYOND: EMERGING ARTISTS AT LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA

Beyond: Emerging Artists 2021 exhibition at Palazzo Franchetti in Venice, Italy coincides with the Biennale Arte 2022. For its first iteration in Italy, the 2021 Beyond: Emerging Artists is showcasing the commissioned…

Portrait of Ayman Baalbaki by Serwan Baran.
SERWAN BARAN IN BEING AYMAN BAALBAKI ISSUE

By Serwan Baran My first meeting with Ayman was in summer 2001 in the Atelier in Amman with the creative Marwan Kassab-Bachi/ Darat al Funun-Jordan. I met Ayman, the young man from…

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Stories of Paper Exhibition. ©Department of Culture and Tourism
STORIES OF PAPER EXHIBITION AT LOUVRE ABU DHABI

Lighter than clay or bamboo and less expensive than silk or parchment, paper is one of humanity’s humblest but most profound inventions. From the first century to the present and from ancient…

Ayman Baalbaki, Seeking The Heights, 2010. Acrylic on fabric laid on canvas, copper light box, 200 x 210cm.
NAYLA TAMRAZ IN BEING AYMAN BAALBAKI ISSUE

By Nayla Tamraz I have known Ayman for several years. It was 2004 or 2005 when we met. He had just exhibited this incredible car, topped with mattresses and backpacks, at the…

Photo London at Somerset House. ©Graham Carlow
THE BULLETIN

The Bulletin, latest highlights in the art world MAY Centre Pompidou has acquired the work “Ephemeral Witness” by Manal AlDowayan for its permanent collection. “Epheremal Witness” is an artwork that imitates the…

Herbie Nelson, from Land of Dreams series, 2019. C-print with ink and acrylic paint, 119.4 x 79.5 cm
LAND OF DREAMS BY SHIRIN NESHAT AT DIRIMART

Dirimart is presenting Shirin Neshat’s latest body of work, Land of Dreams. In parallel with the exhibition, her third feature film will be screened in three different theaters as part of the…

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