CURATED BY

Artists, gallerists, collectors, and influential art scene figures are among Selections’ special guests invited each issue to curate a virtual gallery. Curated By is your exclusive access to discover the art world through their eyes

Portrait of Gregory Buchakjian. Photo credit Myriam Boulos

CURATED BY GREGORY BUCHAKJIAN | A CABINET OF BROKEN BODIES

Gregory Buchakjian (b. 1971) is an art historian and interdisciplinary visual artist. PhD graduate at Université Paris IV Sorbonne, he is director of the School of Visual Arts at Académie Libanaise des…

Kamiar Maleki

CURATED BY KAMIAR MALEKI

Kamiar Maleki is a collector, curator, fair director, patron and philanthropist with over 15 years’ experience in collecting, curating and managing art projects and fairs. He was fair director of Contemporary Istanbul…

Bruno Corà Portrait

CURATED BY BRUNO CORÀ – THE ART OF SEEING

Bruno Corà, art critic and president of The Foundation Albizzini Collezione Burri in Città di Castello in Umbria, Italy, reveals for the first time the critical methods he utilises in the identification…
Navina Haidar Portrait

CURATED BY NAVINA HAIDAR – LINE: CLARITY AND ENIGMA

Navina Najat Haidar, curator of the metropolitan Museum of Art’s department of Islamic Art, shares with Selections her insight into the magic to be found in a seemingly simple line. Saul Steinberg,…
Albert Boghossian Portrait

CURATED BY ALBERT BOGHOSSIAN

My relation to Art is fundamental in all the aspects of my life, be it personal or professional. My eyes always seek beauty in every element I can encounter, in the architecture…
Salma Tuqan Portrait

CURATED BY SALMA TUQAN

Reflecting introspectively within their country of origin, these designers and makers from across the Arab world create work that is both sustainable and locally relevant. Investing in local economies, their attitudes insist…
Michel Dewilde Portriat

CURATED BY MICHEL DEWILDE – UPWARDLY MOBILE

The Belgian art historian and curator Michel Dewilde has worked extensively with artists from the Middle East and Central Asia since the early 1990s. Here, he Selections about his passion for movement,…

Dr Ramzi Dalloul Portrait

CURATED BY DR RAMZI DALLOUL

Selections Magazine has asked Lebanese-Palestinian art connoisseur and collector Ramzi Dalloul, founder of the Ramzi and Saeda Dalloul Art Foundation (DAF), to select 35 artworks from over 4000 acquisitions he has ardently…
Hala Khayat Portrait

CURATED BY HALA KHAYAT – THE MIND’S TREASURES

EXPERT ON MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY MIDDLE EASTERN ART HALA KHAYAT SHARES A SELECTION OF HER FAVOURITE ARTWORKS WITH SELECTIONS AND REFLECTS ON HOW AND WHY CERTAIN WORKS HAVE TAKEN ROOT IN HER…

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