featured

Most Important Selections Arts Reads

Beirut Kaputt? Installation view. Courtesy of Mina Image Centre

BEIRUT KAPUTT?

The installation Beirut Kaputt? is a reflection on the representation of violence. It consists of two juxtaposed works: a video montage of social media clips of the Beirut Port explosion and the…

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…

Dia al-Azzawi, Watching Over Others [يراقب الآخرين], 2019. Acrylic on canvas, 230 x 180 cm

DIA AL-AZZAWI | MEEM GALLERY

Meem Gallery presents The Lebanon Works, a solo exhibition of the work of celebrated Iraqi artist, Dia al-Azzawi. Painted in Dia al-Azzawi’s recently established studio in Lebanon, set back from the water…

Ahmed Cherkaoui, Red Talisman, 1967. Oil on canvas. Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha

MOROCCAN TRILOGY 1950-2020 AT REINA SOFIA MUSEUM

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid presents Moroccan Trilogy 1950-2020, a sweeping survey of the culture of Morocco from the 1950s to the present day in a unique collaboration…

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…

Alymamah Rashed, When I Collected Your Scattered Love (Ripple in Water), 2020. Watercolour on paper, 127 x 276.9 cm

ALYMAMAH RASHED | TABARI ARTSPACE

Tabari Artspace presents Kuwaiti surrealist painter, Alymamah Rashed’s solo exhibition. Rashed draws from regional folklore and the rapid social shifts that she has witnessed such as the modernisation and industrialisation of the…

7
Moje Assefjah, Baharan, 2017, eggtempera on canvas, 65 x 105 cm

Mojé Assefjah | Galerie Tanit

Following her exhibition at Galerie Tanit, Munich You Will Rise Up Again that was dedicated to Beirut, Mojé Assefjah has been preparing a new body of work carrying the same message, Hope,…

Pablo del Val - Artistic Director at Art Dubai

GUIDED TOUR – PABLO DEL VAL ON ART DUBAI 2021

Art Dubai brings a very dynamic fair this year. We are putting aside the computer and phone screens that have become our new normality, we’re removing most social activations which leaves a…

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

selections-arts-logo

SELECTIONS is a platform for the arts, focusing on the Arab World.

Selections editorial presents a quarterly print magazine and weekly online publication with high quality content on all subjects related to Art and Culture. Full of world-leading artworks, exquisite brand imagery, original creative illustrations and insightful written articles.
Selections Viewing Rooms presents carefully curated online art shows aiming not only to shed light on contemporary art executed by living artists, but also for viewers to buy contemporary fine art, prints & multiples, photography, street art and collectibles.
Discover the previous and current shows here.
Cultural Narratives foundation is an extensive collection that is travelling the world by leading established and emerging talents aiming to reflect the culture of the region in their works.

RANDOM READS
Alymamah Rashed, When I Collected Your Scattered Love (Ripple in Water), 2020. Watercolour on paper, 127 x 276.9 cm

ALYMAMAH RASHED | TABARI ARTSPACE

Tabari Artspace presents Kuwaiti surrealist painter, Alymamah Rashed’s solo exhibition.…

Fatimatroushkas. Courtesy of Mous Lamrabat

CULTURAL HYBRIDS: A CONVERSATION WITH PHOTOGRAPHER MOUS LAMRABAT

The Moroccan-Belgian photographer Mous Lamrabat speaks with Rebecca Anne Proctor…

Ahmed Cherkaoui, Red Talisman, 1967. Oil on canvas. Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha

MOROCCAN TRILOGY 1950-2020 AT REINA SOFIA MUSEUM

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid presents…

Public Commission At Reem Skatepark, 2019. Installation view, April 2019. Al Reem Park, Abu Dhabi. Courtesy of the artists and Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde

THE EXPERIMENTAL CATALOGUE | DYALA NUSSEIBEH

An adventure into art in a digital time going online…

Uli Statue, New-Ireland - Estimate: €600,000-800,000

CHRISTIE’S | ICONIC MASTERWORKS FROM THE MICHEL PÉRINET COLLECTION

Christie’s sale on 23rd of June will represent a cultural…

Collection N°5, 55.55 necklace in white gold and diamonds, featuring a 55.55-carat emerald-cut DFL Type IIa diamond. CHANEL HIGH JEWELRY

COLLECTION N°5 | A REMARKABLE ODE TO THE N°5 PERFUME, THE 55.55 NECKLACE

To celebrate the 100th year of the N°5 perfume’s fame,…

may 2021

20janAll Day20mayGROWING LIKE A TREE

17febAll Day12junABSTRACTION AND CALLIGRAPHY – TOWARDS A UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE

09marAll Day09octPLASTIC, THE LAST HERO OF THE GREAT STEPPE - THE ART OF SAULE SULEIMENOVA