GUIDED TOURS

Our Guided Tours series is where we invite you along with us to explore galleries, museums and private collections

Nedim kufi, Mule Maze, oil on canvas, 300 x 200 cm

NEDIM KUFI AT KELIMAT ART GALLERY

Nedim Kufi’s solo exhibition Words of “Attar” is on view at Kelimat Art Gallery in Istanbul. Here’s a guided tour through the exhibition, as told by the artist. A research of the…

curtain call, variations on a folly (Production Image) (2021). Image courtesy the artist.

ABBAS AKHAVAN AT CHISENHALE GALLERY

Chisenhale Gallery is pleased to present curtain call, variations on a folly, a new commission by Montréal-based artist Abbas Akhavan. For his Chisenhale Gallery commission, Akhavan develops his ongoing research into the…

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…

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…

Margaret Ngigi, Mke Mwema, 2020. Inkjet print on fine art paper, 100% cotton Hahnemuhle, PhotoRag 310gr, 84.1 x 59.4cm

I Exist! Exhibition

Conceived in collaboration between Akka Project and David Krut Projects, I Exist! exhibition presents the works of Lebo Thoka, South Africa and Margaret Ngigi, Kenya who were able to capture with their…

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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…

Dagoberto Rodríguez, Katrina, 2021. WatercoloUr on paper. 200 x 260 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Sabrina Amrani

GUIDED TOUR MADRID | SUMMER 2021

This week, Selections is taking you on a guided tour in the city of Madrid. Museo Reina Sofía Marginalias by Ida Applebroog The exhibition is on view until the 27th of September…

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.…

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…

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BEIRUT NARRATIVES, SOLIDIFYING OUR COLLECTIVE CONSCIOUSNESS

BEIRUT NARRATIVES is a concept that was born twenty days…

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…

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…

Anas Albraehe, Auto-portrait, 2020. Oil on canvas, 114 x 146 cm

MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS | INSTITUT DU MONDE ARABE, PARIs

SELECTIONS delves into the world of acquisitions, exploring what museums…

Almagul Menlibayeva, Altar of the East/ Center, 2018. Art print on archival paper, 100 x 150 cm. Copyright: Almagul Menlibayeva. Courtesy of Andakulova Gallery

MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS | MOMENTUM WORLDWIDE COLLECTION, BERLIN

SELECTIONS delves into the world of acquisitions, exploring what museums…

Yves Hayat, “Fleurs Blessées” Triptych, 2017. Inkjet print under transparent plexiglass and dibond, 150 x 75 cm. Copyright: © Hayat 2017. Courtesy of Mark Hachem Gallery

MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS | MUSÉE INTERNATIONAL DE LA PARFUMERIE, GRASSE

SELECTIONS delves into the world of acquisitions, exploring what museums…

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