GUIDED TOURS

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

Beirut Kaputt? Installation view. Courtesy of Mina Image Centre

BEIRUT KAPUTT?

The installation Beirut Kaputt? is a reflection on the representation of violence. It consists of two juxtaposed works: a video montage of social media clips of the Beirut Port explosion and the…

Dia al-Azzawi, Watching Over Others [يراقب الآخرين], 2019. Acrylic on canvas, 230 x 180 cm

DIA AL-AZZAWI | MEEM GALLERY

Meem Gallery presents The Lebanon Works, a solo exhibition of the work of celebrated Iraqi artist, Dia al-Azzawi. Painted in Dia al-Azzawi’s recently established studio in Lebanon, set back from the water…

Ahmed Cherkaoui, Red Talisman, 1967. Oil on canvas. Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha

MOROCCAN TRILOGY 1950-2020 AT REINA SOFIA MUSEUM

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia in Madrid presents Moroccan Trilogy 1950-2020, a sweeping survey of the culture of Morocco from the 1950s to the present day in a unique collaboration…

Alymamah Rashed, When I Collected Your Scattered Love (Ripple in Water), 2020. Watercolour on paper, 127 x 276.9 cm

ALYMAMAH RASHED | TABARI ARTSPACE

Tabari Artspace presents Kuwaiti surrealist painter, Alymamah Rashed’s solo exhibition. Rashed draws from regional folklore and the rapid social shifts that she has witnessed such as the modernisation and industrialisation of the…

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Moje Assefjah, Baharan, 2017, eggtempera on canvas, 65 x 105 cm

Mojé Assefjah | Galerie Tanit

Following her exhibition at Galerie Tanit, Munich You Will Rise Up Again that was dedicated to Beirut, Mojé Assefjah has been preparing a new body of work carrying the same message, Hope,…

Pablo del Val - Artistic Director at Art Dubai

GUIDED TOUR – PABLO DEL VAL ON ART DUBAI 2021

Art Dubai brings a very dynamic fair this year. We are putting aside the computer and phone screens that have become our new normality, we’re removing most social activations which leaves a…

Saule Suleimenova, Aul at Spring, 2017. Plastic bags, polycarbonate, 105 x 210 cm

SAULE SULEIMENOVA | ANDAKULOVA GALLERY

Andakulova Gallery presents Saule Suleimenova’s works in Plastic, The Last Hero of The Great Steppe – The Art of Saule Suleimenova exhibition, running until the 9th of October. Selections takes you on…

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Nabil Anani, In Pursuit of Utopia #15, 2020. Acrylic on canvas, 100 x 108 cm

NABIL ANANI | ZAWYEH GALLERY

In Pursuit Of Utopia exhibition by Nabil Anani is currently running at Zawyeh Gallery, Dubai. The exhibition brings a new body of works distinguished with the experimentation with different media and the…

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Michael Halak, Cracked Olives, 2018. Oil on canvas, 140 x 100 cm

TERRA UN(FIRMA) AT TABARI ARTSPACE

Terra Un(firma) is a dual exhibition of Haifa-based, Palestinian hyperrealists Samah Shihadi and Michael Halak at Tabari Artspace gallery in Dubai. The exhibition was originally intended to be the solo exhibition of…

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