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Issam Kourbaj, Scaling the Dark Seeds, Sands, Moons 2021

FLEEING THE DARK: AN EXHIBITION BY ISSAM KOURBAJ AT TROPENMUSEUM

The Dutch National Museum of World Cultures has invited Syrian-born artist Issam Kourbaj to curate an intervention in the Tropenmuseum Lichthal, where he combines his own artworks with objects from the collection…

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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

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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

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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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Pablo Picasso, Spanish 1881–1973. Reclining woman (Femme couchée) 19 June 1932. Oil on canvas 38.0 x 46.0 cm, 55.6 x 63.0 cm (framed). Centre Pompidou, Paris, Musée national d’art moderne-Centre de création industrielle. Donated by Louise and Michel Leiris, 1984 © Succession Picasso/Copyright Agency, 2022. Photo © Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI/Bertrand Prévost/Dist. RMN-GP

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The Picasso Century, charts the extraordinary career of Pablo Picasso…

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OUSSAMA GHANAM IN BEING AYMAN BAALBAKI ISSUE

By Oussama Ghanam  In 2003, during our student years, Ayman…

Hala Schoukair, Untitled N°4, 2019, ink drawing on paper, 76 x 56 cm

MENART FAIR PARIS 2022

The second edition of the international modern and contemporary art…

Hammad in the studio. Damascus, 1981.

ARTIST ESTATES: MAHMOUD HAMMAD

MAHMOUD HAMMAD B. 1923 in Damascus, Syria, D.1988 in Damascus,…

Stories of Paper Exhibition. ©Department of Culture and Tourism

STORIES OF PAPER EXHIBITION AT LOUVRE ABU DHABI

Lighter than clay or bamboo and less expensive than silk…

Installation view, Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity at the Dallas Museum of Art. Courtesy of Dallas Museum of Art. Photo by John Smith.

CARTIER AND ISLAMIC ART: IN SEARCH OF MODERNITY

Cartier and Islamic Art: In Search of Modernity traces inspirations…

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