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Taking a different theme each issue, Selections quarterly print editions are created in collaboration with the art world to bring you exclusive content. Discover the archive here

Matt Ryder, Fujairah Rock formations - Plein Air - 12”x16” - Oil on linen. Courtesy of Matt Ryder.

ART GLOSSARY – E

In this issue, we go back to basics and review definitions of frequently (or infrequently) words in the art world while referencing art from the MENASA region. IN THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES, YOU’LL…

Louvre Abu Dhabi

ART GLOSSARY – W

In this issue, we go back to basics and review definitions of frequently (or infrequently) words in the art world while referencing art from the MENASA region. IN THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES, YOU’LL…

Najla Alkhalifa, Dilmun Paradise, from ‘The Land Where The Sun Rises’ - 45th Bahrain Annual Fine Arts Exhibition. Courtesy of the artist.

ART GLOSSARY – V

In this issue, we go back to basics and review definitions of frequently (or infrequently) words in the art world while referencing art from the MENASA region. IN THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES, YOU’LL…

Samia Halaby, Three Mothers and Three Exotic Birds Under an Olive Tree, Women of Palestine Series, 2009. Acrylic on Canvas, 216 X 183 cm. Courtesy of Ayyam Gallery.

ART GLOSSARY – H

In this issue, we go back to basics and review definitions of frequently (or infrequently) words in the art world while referencing art from the MENASA region. IN THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES, YOU’LL…

Marwan, Untitled, 1977. Tempera on canvas, 55 x 33 cm. Image courtesy of Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah. Photographed by Capital D

ART GLOSSARY – T

In this issue, we go back to basics and review definitions of frequently (or infrequently) words in the art world while referencing art from the MENASA region. IN THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES, YOU’LL…

Manal AlDowayan, Now You See Me, Now You Don’t, installation view at Desert X AlUla, photo by Lance Gerber, courtesy of the artist and Desert X AlUla

ART GLOSSARY – S

In this issue, we go back to basics and review definitions of frequently (or infrequently) words in the art world while referencing art from the MENASA region. IN THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES, YOU’LL…

EL SEED (1981) Tunisia, Mario I and Mario II, 2017. Acrylic on canvas, 120.5 x 400 x 3.5 cm. Diptych. Courtesy of Ramzi & Saeda Dalloul Art Foundation.

ART GLOSSARY – G

In this issue, we go back to basics and review definitions of frequently (or infrequently) words in the art world while referencing art from the MENASA region. IN THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES, YOU’LL…

Seher Shah and Randhir Singh, Studies in Form, Flatlands Blueprints 8, 2018. Cyanotype prints on Arches Aquarelle Paper, 15 x 11 in. Courtesy the Artists and Green Art Gallery, Dubai

ART GLOSSARY – R

In this issue, we go back to basics and review definitions of frequently (or infrequently) words in the art world while referencing art from the MENASA region. IN THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES, YOU’LL…

Abdalla Al Omari, ‘The Queue’, 2016. Oil and acrylic on canvas, 160 x 207 cm. Courtesy of Ayyam Gallery.

ART GLOSSARY – F

In this issue, we go back to basics and review definitions of frequently (or infrequently) words in the art world while referencing art from the MENASA region. IN THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES, YOU’LL…

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ART GLOSSARY – K

In this issue, we go back to basics and review definitions of frequently (or infrequently) words in the art world while referencing art from the MENASA region. IN THE FOLLOWING ARTICLES, YOU’LL…

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