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Essma Imady, Pillar of Salt (2018). A Child’s Weight in Salt, Backpack. Courtesy of artist.

IN THIS MOONLESS BLACK NIGHT: SYRIAN ART AFTER THE UPRISING

By Sueraya Shaheen Curated by New York-based writer and researcher, Maymanah Farhat, the exhibition’s 14 featured artists reflect on the widescale destruction of the country and the plight of its displaced through…

UK pavilion. Copyright © 2020 Expo 2020 Dubai LLC –SO. All Rights Reserved.

FIVE PAVILIONS AT THE EXPO 2020 DUBAI

‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future’ along with the key sub-themes of Opportunity, Mobility and Sustainability, Expo 2020 Dubai aims to be a celebration of key global developments and achievements, offering visitors 173…

Yves Hayat, “Crucifixion” Triptych, 2011. Inkjet on Fine art watercolour paper, framed, 300 x 70 cm. Edition 6

MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS | STIFTSMUSEUM, KLOSTERNEUBURG

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…

Iké Udé, Sartorial Anarchy #5, 2013. Pigment on German satin rag paper, 137.2 x 91.7 cm. Edition of 3, 3 AP

MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS | NSU MUSEUM – FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA

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…

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NFT | IRL, THE FIRST NFT PHYSICAL EXHIBITION

Firetti Contemporary and MORROW collective announce NFT|IRL a forthcoming group exhibition where NFT (non-fungible token) artworks and their physical counterparts will be exhibited side by side. This is the first of its…

Wolfgang Stiller, Matchstick Man, 2014. Wood, polyurethane, paint, approximately 158 cm. Courtesy of Mark Hachem Gallery

MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS | TÄNDSTICKSMUSEET, JÖNKÖPING

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…

Hamed Abdalla, Les Porteuses d’Eau, 1956. Gouache on Japanese paper on canvas, 126 × 253 cm. Courtesy of Mark Hachem Gallery

MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS | THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, NEW YORK

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…

Gabrielle Chanel (designer), Evening dress c. 1923–26 (detail). Silk crêpe, tube and rhinestone embroidery, lamé, tulle embroidered with gold thread, Patrimoine de CHANEL, Paris. Photo © Julien T. Hamon

GABRIELLE CHANEL. FASHION MANIFESTO

Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto is the first exhibition in Australia to exclusively focus on the significant contribution to twentieth-century fashion culture by the renowned French couturière Gabrielle Chanel (1883–1971). This major exhibition…

Beirut Narratives, production, 2021 © copyright Architecture et Mécanismes

BEIRUT NARRATIVES, SOLIDIFYING OUR COLLECTIVE CONSCIOUSNESS

BEIRUT NARRATIVES is a concept that was born twenty days after the explosion of August 4, 2020. People were asked to write their testimonials in Arabic, French or English and send pictures…

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Guirlande by Sam Baron @ Fondazione Berengo Art Space (Murano) © Leonardo Duggento

GLASS TO GLASS BY BERENGO STUDIO AND WONDERGLASS

On the occasion of the Venice Biennale of Architecture, this unique exhibition brings together the worlds of contemporary art and cutting-edge design through the medium of glass. Berengo Studio and WonderGlass have…

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GLASSTRESS – WINDOW TO THE FUTURE

The exhibition Glasstress. Window to the Future is organised by…

Saher Nassar, Untitled 1, 2021. Installation (Acylic boards), 90 x 118 cm

SAHER NASSAR AT ZAWYEH GALLERY

Metaphor exhibition by Saher Nassar is on view at Zawyeh…

Khaldoun Hijazin, Shattered Illusions, 2021. Acrylic and Oil on Canvas, 112 x 352 cm

KHALDOUN HIJAZIN AT TABARI ARTSPACE

The Cherry On Top, the solo exhibition of Jordanian painter…

Abdulnasser Gharem, The Stamp (Moujaz), 2017. Glass, 120 x 90 cm diameter. Photo credit Francesco Allegretto. Courtesy Gharem Studio Inc.

THE BRAINWASH | AN UNINTERRUPTED VISUAL CONTINUUM

THE BRAINWASH An uninterrupted visual continuum The pieces you see…

Samia Halaby’s ‘portrait’ for Curriculum Vitae Issue

CURRICULUM VITAE | SAMIA HALABY

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Ai Weiwei, Courtesy Ai Weiwei Studio

AI WEIWEI | RAPTURE AT CORDOARIA NACIONAL, LISBON

The Chinese dissident artist and activist, globally known as one…

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