AGENDA

Selections Arts Magazine – Agenda

Sultan bin Fahad, To Dust, 2019. Crystal, brass, copper, steel, and mirror, dimensions variable. Courtesy of Athr Gallery.

PALACE WALK

Saudi artist Sultan bin Fahad unveiled his second solo exhibit at Riyadh’s Red Palace last spring Contemporary artists across the world have for several decades now embarked on the crucial duty of…

Natalia Iguiñiz, Independencia (De la serie Buscando a Maria Elena), 2011. Inkjet print on archival paper, 30 × 53 cm. Edition 1/5 + 2AP.

A GUIDE TO CHANGING ART FAIRS 2020 – 2022

With the unstable conditions dominating the world, many art plans have been recast and the art agenda is constantly changing. Here’s a guide to the dates of new art shows that we’ll…

Michael Biberstein Sans titre non-daté. Aquarelle et encre sur papier, 303 x 455 cm. Courtesy Jeanne Bucher Jaeger, Paris.

Michael Biberstein | Seeing

Date: 7 March – 27 July Location: Galerie Jeanne Bucher Jaeger – Paris Following the major retrospective dedicated to Michael Biberstein at Culturgest Lisbon in 2018, the gallery Jeanne Bucher Jaeger is pleased to…

Ida Ekblad, ULTRASECRET ZONE, 2020. Oil on belgian linen, 220 x 180 cm

Ida Ekblad | A Deep Medicine

Date: 21 March – 27 June Location: Max Hetzler – Paris Galerie Max Hetzler is pleased to announce an exhibition with new oil paintings by Ida Ekblad. Ida Ekblad explains that she…

Daniele Genadry, Divergence (green), acrylic and oil on panel, 30 x 40 cm

JOANNA CHEVALIER | WALK ON THE WILD SIDE

In a nod to the world’s hottest storytelling platform – Pecha Kucha or “show and tell” – Selections has asked a number of artists and designers to talk about a specific project…

Avoid Bad Dreams, Installation view at Green Art Gallery, 2019, Photo by Anna Shtraus. Courtesy of Green Art Gallery

GREEN ART GALLERY

GALLERY STATEMENT Green Art Gallery has been active in the region for nearly four decades and has had the privilege of bearing witness to the tremendous transformations in the regional art scene.…

3 PUNTS GALLERY _ SAMUEL SALCEDO, Black Mirrors Series, 2019. Epoxy resin, 70 x 70 x 80 cm. Courtesy of Art Madrid.

ART MADRID’20: WHAT TO EXPECT

Art Madrid is returning this year for its 15th edition at Crystal Gallery of the Cibeles Palace, a unique scenario in Madrid´s artistic center. Art Madrid’20 presents a multidisciplinary fair in which…

Chant Avedissian, Sett el koll, 1991. Pigments and gum Arabic on cardboard

REMEMBERING CHANT AVEDISSIAN

Chant Avedissian passed away on October 24 at the age of 67 in Cairo, the same city in which he was born in 1951. The Egyptian artist was best-known for his stencilled…

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Yoriyas (Maroc), Street Prayer- Série Casablanca, not the movie, 2018, pigment print, 40 x 60 cm, edition of 7, Courtesy of Yoriyas and the 193 Gallery

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MENART FAIR is the first international modern and contemporary art…

Huda Lutfi (b. 1948), Al-Sitt and her Sunglasses. Collage and acrylic paint on paper, 2008. Funded by CaMMEA.

REFLECTIONS-CONTEMPORARY ART OF THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

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Mitra Tabrizian, Surveillance, 1990. Lightjet print on paper, Artist’s Proof 2, 51.50 x 152.50 cm. Courtesy of Leila Heller Gallery © The Trustees of the British Museum

MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS – THE BRITISH MUSEUM, LONDON

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Beirut Kaputt? Installation view. Courtesy of Mina Image Centre

BEIRUT KAPUTT?

The installation Beirut Kaputt? is a reflection on the representation…

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