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Roman Stud Space, Nahum Kim

VALENTINO COLLEZIONE MILANO, PAINTERS CAMPAIGN

The art world enters the Maison Valentino universe for the newest chapter of its Advertising Campaign. Looking to its community, Pierpaolo Piccioli continues to convey the values of authenticity and individuality by…

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

Venetia Porter, the British museum’s assistant keeper of the Islamic and contemporary Middle East art has collaborated on a book with two fellow scholars with complimentary expertise on cultural and political matters…

Tabbal Building 1 © Vartan Seraydarian

EVERYONE IS THE CREATOR OF ONE’S OWN FAITH EXHIBITION

AD Leb was originally conceived of by Gaïa Fodoulian, a young Beirut-based creative, who was tragically killed by the 4th of August explosion in Beirut. This year, to continue her legacy, her…

“Les Blés de CHANEL” collection, “Moisson d’Or” necklace in 18K white and yellow gold set with a 16.8-carat oval-cut yellow sapphire, 27 marquise-cut diamonds for a total weight of 3 carats, 329 brilliantcut diamonds for a total weight of 6.7 carats, 11 brilliant-cut yellow sapphires for a total, weight of 1.9 carat and 977 yellow sapphire beads for a total weight of 477.5 carats. CHANEL Fine Jewelry

LES BLÉS DE CHANEL | THE WONDERS OF WHEAT

Inspired by Chanel’s stunning Les Blés du Chanel collection of jewellery harnessing the beauty of wheat, Selections explores how the life-giving grain has been captured in the work of five great artists…

Huguette Caland, Rossinante Under Cover VII (Dragonfly), 2011. Mixed media on canvas, 104.1 x 132 cm. Courtesy of Studio Huguette Caland.

International Women’s Day through Art

We are celebrating International Women’s Day through the works of some iconic women from the art world. Huguette Caland Saloua Raouda Choucair   Samia Halaby Laure Ghorayeb Simone Fattal   Etel Adnan

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RETURN TO PALMYRA EXHIBITION

Getty’s first Arabic online exhibition Return to Palmyra was launched this February giving viewers an opportunity to explore the rich history of the Syrian city and discover its influential culture. Selections is…

Massimo De Carlo Pièce Unique, Paris. Photo by Delfino Sisto Legnani and Piercarlo Quecchia . Courtesy MASSIMODECARLO

MASSIMO DE CARLO OPENS IN PARIS

The art system should by definition be in constant development, but in fact, rarely finds moments of true experimentation in the current polarised global world governed by the prefix mega. Massimo De…

Installation view of Departure, 2018, in Artist’s Rooms: Chiharu Shiota at Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai. Courtesy of Art Jameel. Photography by Mohamed Somji

RED, REDER, REDDISH

Dating back to prehistoric times, red has been a colour widely used by artists. It is a colour that symbolises strength, love but also has the connotation of steamy emotions such as…

Astrid Luglio, Disordine, Object in glass by The Box. Photo by Claudia Zalla

MARIA CRISTINA DIDERO’S FESTIVE SEASON WISHLIST

I have always been fascinated by small objects. Speaking about objects, my three life love affairs, which condemned me to an obsessive cumulative slant wherever I was founding myself in the world,…

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Moataz Nasr, Petro Beads, 2019. Repurposed metal gas container, approx. 126 x 55 x 30 in. overall. Courtesy of Galleria Continua

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Louvre Abu Dhabi and Swiss watchmaking brand Richard Mille have…

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GABRIELLE CHANEL. FASHION MANIFESTO

Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto is the first exhibition in Australia…

Ai Weiwei, Courtesy Ai Weiwei Studio

AI WEIWEI | RAPTURE AT CORDOARIA NACIONAL, LISBON

The Chinese dissident artist and activist, globally known as one…

Abdulnasser Gharem, The Stamp (Moujaz), 2017. Glass, 120 x 90 cm diameter. Photo credit Francesco Allegretto. Courtesy Gharem Studio Inc.

THE BRAINWASH | AN UNINTERRUPTED VISUAL CONTINUUM

THE BRAINWASH An uninterrupted visual continuum The pieces you see…

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