CULTURE

Traer Scott, Bounty in the time of corona. From artist's instagram account, @traer_scott

ART IN THE TIME OF COVID-19

With hearts growing heavier each day, empathising with fellow brothers and sisters who have been impaired by the current pandemic, with hands joining in the spirit of perseverance, reaching out to each…

Palestinian Fighter Training in Beirut, 1976 © Don McCullin

CHRONICLES OF A CONFLICT

Words by Fifi Abou Dib In parallel with Beirut Art Fair last September, the historic bell factory in Beit Chabeb (recently restored by Philippe and Zaza Jabre) hosted a breath-taking exhibit of…

Lebanon through its artisans

LEBANON THROUGH ITS ARTISANS

In an inspired move, L’Artisan du Liban has joined forces with four local Lebanese designers to create a limited edition collection that captures the creative spirit of the nation. The four featured…

Aref El Rayess, Homage to Martin Luther King, 1968, Oil on canvas, 150 x 101 cm © Aref El Rayess

A TIMELINE TO THE GOLDEN AGE

Saradar Collection has launched an archive of images documenting Beirut’s flourishing art scene from 1955 to 1975. Famed art historian and critic John Berger once said that archives are what “distinguishes man…

Laying of the gold leaf on the dial

FLORAL FABLES

The new timepiece collection from Dior is inspired by lush gardens Dior’s jewellery and timepieces are treasures to behold. The shiny, colourful pieces – many of which are now collectors’ items –…

Nature Triomphante 2018 Collection. Phase of application of cacholong on the titanium leaves of the Lierre Givré necklace.

BEJEWELLED TRIUMPH

Boucheron celebrates its 160th anniversary with jewellery that combines artistry and high-tech savoir-faire Boucheron has long been one of the world’s boldest and most experimental jewellery houses. Its founder Frédéric Boucheron pushed…

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Fazal Rizvi, The Blue Drawings, 2018. Digital Prints, 20.32 x 15.24 cm each, set of 14. Edition of 4. Courtesy of the artist and Grey Noise Dubai

THE EXPERIMENTAL CATALOGUE | NADA RAZA

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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…

RESURRECTING THE ART OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Rebecca Anne Proctor speaks with Zein Khalfia and Heba Farid,…

Paradise Has Many Gates – Daytime, by Ajlan Gharem, 2015. © Photograph: Ajlan Gharem

JAMEEL PRIZE: POETRY TO POLITICS

The sixth edition of the Jameel Prize has chosen design…

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…

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