GUIDED TOURS

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

Love YSL Exhibition. Image from Palácio Duques de Cadaval website

LOVE YSL EXHIBITION

‘My introduction to Marrakech came with a jolt: The city opened my eyes to color,’ said Yves Saint Laurent after his first trip to the fabled Moroccan city in 1966. His partner,…

Istanbul Modern Museum designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano

ISTANBUL ART AGENDA: SEPTEMBER 2022

This fall Istanbul will be energised by the 17th edition of Contemporary Istanbul art fair, the 17th Istanbul Biennial, and the opening of the Istanbul Modern museum among other significant cultural events…

Work by Maroun Hakim

A GUIDED TOUR AROUND SELECTED ART GALLERIES IN BEIRUT

A guided tour around some art galleries in Beirut. Galerie Janine Rubeiz Celebrating Painting July 20 – August 26 Participating Artists: Rached Bohsali | Elie Bourgély | Bassam Geitani | Joseph Harb…

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Talib Almarri, installation view. Al-Mansouria Collection مجموعة المنصورية

THE 9TH EDITION OF 21,39’S AMAKIN EXHIBITION AT ITHRA

Inspired by Mohammed Abdu’s popular song Al Amakin with the lyrics “all the places long for you”, 21,39’s Amakin opens for the first time at the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture…

ACHROMIA BY INDIA MAHDAVI AT CARWAN GALLERY

Carwan Gallery’s new commission to architect and designer India Mahdavi is an exploration of form in the absence of colour. It’s a reflection on the link between India Mahdavi’s work and the erasure…

Anas Albraehe, The Dreamer, Exhibition view

THE DREAMER BY ANAS ALBRAEHE AT ANITA ROGERS GALLERY

Anas Albraehe’s solo exhibition, The Dreamer, is on view at Anita Rogers Gallery. Since we were born, we have never celebrated, we only survived, hoped and dreamed. Stop the injustice until we…

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The Displaced Hive, 2022

THE DISPLACED HIVE BY CLARA CARVAJAL

With a view to the diverse and contradictory field of forms and motifs of retreat, the 27th International Studio Program of the ACC Gallery and the City of Weimar called on artists…

“LE TEMPS QUI PASSE…” BY MARIA SABA AT TINTERA

Le temps qui passe… is the first solo exhibition by Maria Saba in Cairo. Throughout the main gallery space of TINTERA, Saba presents four bodies of work from 2017 to the present…

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Installation view of the exhibition Imperfect Chronology: Mapping the Contemporary I, Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2016. Curated by Dr. Omar Kholeif. Photograph by Stephen White. Image courtesy of Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah.

MAJOR MODERN ARAB EXHIBITIONS 2012 – 2022 | BARJEEL ART FOUNDATION COLLECTION IMPERFECT CHRONOLOGY: ARAB ART FROM THE MODERN TO THE CONTEMPORARY AT THE WHITECHAPEL GALLERY, LONDON

Barjeel Art Foundation Collection Imperfect Chronology: Arab Art from the…

Mona Saudi, various works. Mixed media installation, dimensions variable. Installation view, Sharjah Art Foundation, Mona Saudi, 2018. Image courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation.

MAJOR MODERN ARAB EXHIBITIONS 2012 – 2022 | MONA SAUDI: POETRY AND FORM AT SHARJAH ART MUSEUM, SHARJAH

Mona Saudi: Poetry and Form At Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah…

Lawrence Weiner, OUT OF SIGHT, Courtesy Art Basel

ART BASEL / BASEL 2022

The 2022 edition of Art Basel brings together 289 leading…

Aref El Rayess, 2022. Installation view: Sharjah Art Foundation. Photo: Shanavas Jamaluddin.

MAJOR MODERN ARAB EXHIBITIONS 2012 – 2022 | AREF EL RAYESS AT SHARJAH ART FOUNDATION, SHARJAH

Aref El Rayess at Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah Location: Sharjah…

ACHROMIA BY INDIA MAHDAVI AT CARWAN GALLERY

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