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WALKTHROUGH TERRAFORM WITH ANIA SOLIMAN

“The drawings of Ania Soliman constitute a complex body of research into how the switch from theory to practice, from world-views to worlds, or from epistemology to ontology, unveils many dilemmas. […] Soliman’s work deals with much more than lines…

WHAT TO EXPECT AT CONTEMPORARY ISTANBUL 2022

Contemporary Istanbul in its 17th edition, in partnership with Akbank, will be held between September 17-22, 2022. This year the fair will welcome visitors to Tersane Istanbul, a new venue located in the historical Ottoman-era shipyards on the picturesque shores…

Bashar Alhroub, Silent Garden #3, 2020. Acrylic on canvas, 200 × 200 cm

PERMANENT PALESTINIAN COLLECTIVE AT ZAWYEH GALLERY

Zawyeh Gallery at Alserkal Avenue launched its permanent group exhibition which provides the opportunity to see Palestinian art across the spectrum all year round. The exhibition opened on the 15th of June and includes the works of six Palestinian artists:…

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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, that is exhibited at Tanit’s hors-les-murs space in…

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 a tour through the exhibition. Saule Suleimenova is…

Kamiar Maleki

CURATED BY KAMIAR MALEKI

Kamiar Maleki is a collector, curator, fair director, patron and philanthropist with over 15 years’ experience in collecting, curating and managing art projects and fairs. He was fair director of Contemporary Istanbul from 2016-2018. Fluent in English, German and French,…

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 DISCOVER AN ALPHABETICAL LIST OF ART-RELATED WORDS PAIRED…

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 DISCOVER AN ALPHABETICAL LIST OF ART-RELATED WORDS PAIRED…

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