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Detail, Chafa Ghaddar She who became a spine, 2021. Fresco on wood 32 x 42 cm

CHAFA GHADDAR | GALERIE TANIT

Chafa Ghaddar showcases new Fresco works in her solo show Cacti in a daydream at Galerie Tanit, hors-les-murs, a space in Starco that is open to bring interesting interventions by its artists.…

Sophie Ristelhueber, Sunset Years #6, 2019. Pigment printing on Baryta Prestige 340gr Fine Art paper, 120 x 158 x 5 cm

ARCOMADRID 2021

ARCOmadrid brings together this year a total of 130 galleries from 26 countries, of which 105 form part of the General Programme. The fair is ongoing until the 11th of July. Here’s…

Monika Grabuschnigg, Bubbleshooter, 2016. Glazed Earthenware, gold luster and resin, 104 x 46 x 31 cm

MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS | VORARLBERG MUSEUM, BREGENZ

SELECTIONS delves into the world of acquisitions, exploring what museums and galleries have been adding to their collections in the past five years as well as featuring images and summaries of works…

Khaled Ben Slimane, Sans titre no.33, no.44, 2018. Photo credit: Firas Ben Khelifa. Courtesy of the artist and Elmarsa Gallery

MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS | VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM, LONDON

SELECTIONS delves into the world of acquisitions, exploring what museums and galleries have been adding to their collections in the past five years as well as featuring images and summaries of works…

Dr Abdellah Karroum, 2018. Photo by Dimitri Salomao

CURATED BY DR ABDELLAH KARROUM

CROSSING WORLDS, CURATING WORLD Art could be anything imagined as such by anyone able to perceive the world through this same “anything”: a painting, a combination of movements, a group of composed…

GUIDED TOUR IN ISTANBUL

Art galleries are gradually opening their doors to art enthusiasts to quench their thirst for the physical experience of interacting with artworks although some art lovers are still enjoying the comfort of…

sadik Kwaish Alfraji, Sing Like the Southerners Do, 2019. Oil and ink on paper, 100 x 70 cm each ( 30 pieces ). Courtesy of Ayyam Gallery, Dubai

MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS | STEDELIJK MUSEUM, AMSTERDAM

SELECTIONS delves into the world of acquisitions, exploring what museums and galleries have been adding to their collections in the past five years as well as featuring images and summaries of works…

Crystallization experiments at waiwai office. Image courtesy National Pavilion UAE – La Biennale di Venezia and waiwai

YOU, ME AND THE FUTURE | VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE

Highlights of the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale Organised by La Biennale di Venezia and curated by Lebanese architect, scholar, and educator Hashim Sarkis, the highly anticipated 17th Venice Architecture Biennale announced its…

Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, Khayyam Fountain, 2018. Glass; 200 x 160 cm. Courtesy Sharjah Art Foundation

MONIR FARMANFARMAIAN’S ‘KHAYYAM FOUNTAIN’ AT SAF

In one of her most ambitious realised projects, Khayyam Fountain, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian draws inspiration from the polymath Omar Khayyam, known for his work on cubic equations, his influence on the development…

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