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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…

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NFT | IRL, THE FIRST NFT PHYSICAL EXHIBITION

Firetti Contemporary and MORROW collective announce NFT|IRL a forthcoming group exhibition where NFT (non-fungible token) artworks and their physical counterparts will be exhibited side by side. This is the first of its kind exhibition in the region. It merges the…

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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…

Benedetta Ghione - Executive Director at Art Dubai. Courtesy of Art Dubai

BENEDETTA GHIONE ON ART DUBAI

Anastasia Nysten speaks with Benedetta Ghione, Executive Director of Art Dubai about the fair’s new location and plans for 2021 Anastasia Nysten: Congratulations on the new venue for Art Dubai 2021! Benedetta Ghione: Thank you. It has definitely been a…

Portrait of Gregory Buchakjian. Photo credit Myriam Boulos

CURATED BY GREGORY BUCHAKJIAN | A CABINET OF BROKEN BODIES

Gregory Buchakjian (b. 1971) is an art historian and interdisciplinary visual artist. PhD graduate at Université Paris IV Sorbonne, he is director of the School of Visual Arts at Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts (ALBA). Buchakjian’s research deals with art in…

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,…

Floto + Warner, The Auras, Purple 10, 2017, 2017. Digital C-print, 76 × 50 cm. A. Galerie

ART PARIS 2020

Art Paris brings together some 150 galleries from twenty different countries in an art fair that combines a regional exploration of European art from the post-war period to the present day with a cosmopolitan approach to art from other geographical…

Installation View. Courtesy of Mark Hachem Gallery

MARK HACHEM | MARK HACHEM GALLERY

Mark Hachem opened his first gallery in 1996 in Paris. In 2007 he opened a gallery in New York and three years later in Beirut. He concentrates on the modernists of the Middle East, such as Helen Khal, Leila Nseir…

Paul Guiragossian at his studio

SANCTUARIES | PAUL GUIRAGOSSIAN

In an attempt to delve into the private universe of artists and art collectors, Selections is exploring the sanctuaries of various men and women, some living and others who have passed away, and shedding light on places that remain out…

Sanctuaries | CHARBEL SAMUEL AOUN

In an attempt to delve into the private universe of artists and art collectors, Selections is exploring the sanctuaries of various men and women, some living and others who have passed away, and shedding light on places that remain out…

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