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

Leila Heller Portrait

CURATED BY LEILA HELLER

Art to me is beyond a purely aesthetic appeal or financial value, it is also an immediate feeling and reaction. Since I was a young child, I have been surrounded and inspired by the art that was on the walls…
Adriano Berengo © Hugo Thomassen

CURATED BY ADRIANO BERENGO

Adriano Berengo, a true Venetian, lives and works in Venice. He holds a foreign languages degree from Ca’ Foscari University (Venice), and he also specialised in comparative literature at a New York state university. Berengo is the visionary behind Fondazione…
Edward Gibbs Portrait

CURATED BY EDWARD GIBBS – PARADISE AS A GALLERY

As Jorge Luis Borges imagined paradise as a kind of library, my paradise is a gallery filled with my favourite artworks. To narrow it down to just 11 is already a compromise. Of the traditional genres, portraiture and landscape are…
Linda Komaroff Portriat

CURATED BY LINDA KOMAROFF – FORGING CONNECTIONS

Linda Komaroff, curator of Islamic art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, shares her personal thoughts on 12 pieces from the museum’s collection Much has been written, and many words spoken, about the significance of Islamic art in today’s…
Hala Moubarak Portriat

CURATED BY HALA MOUBARAK: MADE IN LEBANON

Beirut is a mysterious city. You can roam the streets and find architectural jewels, abandoned houses with secrets to tell about war, peace, tolerance and love. Beirut is steeped in stories, things you see on every street corner, while drinking…

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