Tag: #Beirut

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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…

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THE DIARY OF AN ARTIST IN INTERESTING TIMES | ELIE BEKHAZI

Taking up this issue’s theme of ‘The Diary of an Artist in Confinement Interesting Times’, Selections invited artists to share their thoughts on work, art and life in general since the beginning of the year. What image(s) illustrate(s) 2020 for…

Yves Hayat, “Crucifixion” Triptych, 2011. Inkjet on Fine art watercolour paper, framed, 300 x 70 cm. Edition 6

MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS | STIFTSMUSEUM, KLOSTERNEUBURG

SELECTIONS delves into the world of acquisitions, exploring what museums and galleries have been adding to their collections in the past five years as well as featuring images and summaries of works and artists. YVES HAYAT French, b. 1946 Title:…

Wolfgang Stiller, Matchstick Man, 2014. Wood, polyurethane, paint, approximately 158 cm. Courtesy of Mark Hachem Gallery

MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS | TÄNDSTICKSMUSEET, JÖNKÖPING

SELECTIONS delves into the world of acquisitions, exploring what museums and galleries have been adding to their collections in the past five years as well as featuring images and summaries of works and artists. WOLFGANG STILLER Bio: German, b. 1961…

Detail, Chafa Ghaddar She who became a spine, 2021. Fresco on wood 32 x 42 cm

CHAFA GHADDAR | GALERIE TANIT

Chafa Ghaddar showcases new Fresco works in her solo show Cacti in a daydream at Galerie Tanit, hors-les-murs, a space in Starco that is open to bring interesting interventions by its artists. Cobalt blue is on my mind. This desire…

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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…

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…

Huguette Caland 1960s. Photo by Moustapha Ariss. Courtesy of Huguette Caland

ILLUSTRATED BIOGRAPHY OF HUGUETTE CALAND

When Huguette Caland passed away last September, Lebanon lost one of its most revered living artists. While she had lost her ability to paint in 2013 (after she suffered a fall a few years earlier), Caland boasted the most exemplary…

Pablo Picasso, Françoise, Claude, Paloma : la lecture et les jeux. I [Françoise, Claude, Paloma: reading and games], Paris, 16 January 1953. Etching, aquatint, and scraper on copper. Third state. Proof by Lacourière, 33,5 × 48,4 cm. Musée national Picasso-Paris, Dation Pablo Picasso, 1979. MP3009. © RMN-Grand Palais. © Succession Picasso 2019

PICASSO IN BEIRUT

The Sursock Museum hosts a bijou exhibit of the great artist’s work The Sursock Museum’s Picasso et la Famille, the first exhibition of the Spanish artist in Lebanon, delves into the concept of family, a recurrent source of inspiration for…

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