IN THE LIBRARY WITH

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…

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

selections-arts-logo

SELECTIONS is a platform for the arts, focusing on the Arab World.

Selections editorial presents a quarterly print magazine and weekly online publication with high quality content on all subjects related to Art and Culture. Full of world-leading artworks, exquisite brand imagery, original creative illustrations and insightful written articles.
Selections Viewing Rooms presents carefully curated online art shows aiming not only to shed light on contemporary art executed by living artists, but also for viewers to buy contemporary fine art, prints & multiples, photography, street art and collectibles.
Discover the previous and current shows here.
Cultural Narratives foundation is an extensive collection that is travelling the world by leading established and emerging talents aiming to reflect the culture of the region in their works.

RANDOM READS
Nicolás Franco, MHN 1819, 2017. Pigment ink, modified acrylic resins and acrylic paint on linen, 260 x 390 cm. Galeria Isabel Aninat

EXTREMISMOS. THE LIMITS OF THE CHILEAN LANDSCAPE

The Chilean landscape is unique in the world. For its…

Manal AlDowayan, O Sister (2021), Image Courtesy of Abu Dhabi Art

BEYOND: EMERGING ARTISTS AT CROMWELL PLACE, LONDON

In its first ever exhibition abroad, Abu Dhabi Art presented…

MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS | CURATOR AIGERIM KAPAR

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

Mathaf exterior, courtesy of Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Qatar

DR ABDELLAH KARROUM ON MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS

Dr Abdellah Karroum Director of Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern…

Gebran Tarazi, Untitled, from Series 12, 2003. Mixed media, 88.3 x 78.8 cm

MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS | MATHAF: ARAB MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, DOHA

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

Exhibition view, "The Architecture of Confinement" (June 19th-October 17th, 21st), BNKR Munich. Photography: Dominik Gigler.

THE ARCHITECTURE OF CONFINEMENT CURATED BY SAM BARDAOUIL AND TILL FELLRATH

The Architecture of Confinement is the second chapter of the…

july 2021

09marAll Day09octPLASTIC, THE LAST HERO OF THE GREAT STEPPE - THE ART OF SAULE SULEIMENOVA

15aprAll Day14augMARWAN RECHMAOUI | BUT THE TREES KEPT VOTING FOR THE AXE

17mayAll Day15augREFLECTIONS CONTEMPORARY ART OF THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA