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Can the books you read reveal something about your personality? It’s up to you to decide while discovering what’s currently on the bookshelves of our special guests

Jameel Library, Readings Series, Michael Rakowitz

JAMEEL LIBRARY – READINGS SERIES

Jameel Library has launched a “Readings Series” which invites visitors, friends and collaborators of the Jameel Library to read and respond to texts from their collection. In this featured video Michael Rakowitz,…

Spread from Abandoned Dwellings: A History of Beirut by Gregory Buchakjian

RECLAIMING BEIRUT

By Corinne Martin Gregory Buchakjian’s book Abandoned Dwellings: A History of Beirut gives a new perspective towards the city and extends an appeal to reclaim it Beirut has had its fair share…

Image from The Chariot of Fara, Carla Henoud

A MOVING TRIBUTE TO BEIRUT

Through her book The Chariot of Farah, Carla Henoud creates a moving tribute to Beirut by weaving the story of three generations of orange juice sellers with images of beautiful moments from…

RE-IGNITING MEMORY

By Corinne Martin Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People explores the lived Palestinian experience. Nabil Anani is one of the most prominent Palestinian artists working today. Anani’s development is analogous with major…

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Muhannad Shono, The Teaching Tree, 2022, Sculptural installation with palm fronds, pigment, pneumatics and metal structure, overall dimensions variable, Photograph Samuele Cherubini, Courtesy of The Artist and The Visual Arts Commission, Saudi Arabia.

VENICE HIGHLIGHTS

Here are some highlights of some shows around Venice. Palazzo…

Ayman Baalbaki with Rose Issa, ©Sueraya Shaheen.

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By Rose Issa As regards the artist’s work, it was…

Mleiha, Sharjah. Photo by Ali Omran. Courtesy of Sharjah Art Foundation.

SHARJAH BIENNIAL ARTISTS LIST

Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) announced a list of over 150 artists…

Sabine Weiss, 1950-France, Paris, Porte de Saint-Cloud. Photo: Casa dei Tre Oci website

WHEN IN VENICE: EXHIBITIONS COINCIDING WITH THE 59TH VENICE BIENNALE (PART I)

Major exhibitions and events coincide with Venice Biennale. Here’s your…

Photo credit: Adina Pintilie, You Are Another Me—A Cathedral of the Body (2022), multi-channel installation, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist. Exhibition photographer: Clelia Cadamuro.

A GUIDE TO THE 59TH VENICE BIENNALE NATIONAL PAVILIONS – GIARDINI

LOCATION: GIARDINI Australia Pavilion Marco Fusinato’s DESASTRES, curated by Alexie…

Ayman Baalbaki, Untitled, 2009. Mixed media on canvas, 150 x 200 cm. Courtesy of Ramzi and Saeda Dalloul Art Foundation.

DR BASEL DALLOUL IN BEING AYMAN BAALBAKI ISSUE

By Dr Basel Dalloul I first met Ayman Baalbaki about…

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