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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…

Gabrielle Chanel (designer), Evening dress c. 1923–26 (detail). Silk crêpe, tube and rhinestone embroidery, lamé, tulle embroidered with gold thread, Patrimoine de CHANEL, Paris. Photo © Julien T. Hamon

GABRIELLE CHANEL. FASHION MANIFESTO

Gabrielle Chanel. Fashion Manifesto is the first exhibition in Australia to exclusively focus on the significant contribution to twentieth-century fashion culture by the renowned French couturière Gabrielle Chanel (1883–1971). This major exhibition is presented by the National Gallery of Victoria…

Avoid Bad Dreams, Installation view at Green Art Gallery, 2019, Photo by Anna Shtraus. Courtesy of Green Art Gallery

YASMIN ATASSI | GREEN ART GALLERY

Green Art Gallery has been active in the region for nearly four decades and has had the privilege of bearing witness to the tremendous transformations in the regional art scene. Starting from the late 1980s in Homs, Syria, the gallery…

Hala Moubarak Portriat

CURATED BY HALA MOUBARAK: MADE IN LEBANON

Beirut is a mysterious city. You can roam the streets and find architectural jewels, abandoned houses with secrets to tell about war, peace, tolerance and love. Beirut is steeped in stories, things you see on every street corner, while drinking…

SANCTUARIES | SALOUA RAOUDA CHOUCAIR

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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‘The Tale of 1001 Gazes’ by Samina Virani at the Sharjah Art Museum

Samina Virani unveils her exhibition, ‘The Tale of 1001 Gazes,’ at Sharjah Art Museum centred around the theme ‘Manifestations.’ Invited by the Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival, Virani presents a labyrinth of mirrors installation and a poetic soundscape with visual projections…

The Custodian: Artistic Visionaries: Inaya Hodeib

Rima Nasser: Can you tell us how your relationship with the Dalloul Art Foundation began and your perspective on it as an artist? Inaya Hodeib: I connected with Basel online in 2014, he reached out with a “hello I love…

The Custodian: Artistic Visionaries: Alfred Tarazi

Rima Nasser: Could you share the story of your artistic journey and your connection with Basel Dalloul and the Dalloul Art Foundation? How have they influenced your creative path as an artist? Alfred Tarazi: At the heart of my practice…

‘An Art for a Cause: A Selection of Artworks Engaged with Palestine’ at Saleh Barakat Gallery

Saleh Barakat Gallery presents ‘An Art for a Cause: A Selection of Artworks engaged with Palestine,’ an exhibition showcasing a significant array of artworks sourced from the gallery’s private collection. The featured artists within this exhibition have a rich history…

‘The Water Is Never Still’ by Wardha Shabbir at Sabrina Amrani Gallery

Sabrina Amrani presents ‘The Water Is Never Still’, Wardha Shabbir’s first solo exhibition in Spain. Wardha Shabbir’s work, initially resembling vibrant portraits of nature, is more than static representations. Rooted in the process of growth and evolution, her paintings transcend…

Dhai Dubai Light Art Festival at Expo City Dubai & interview with co-curator Amna Abulhoul

Dhai Dubai, the inaugural Emirati-led light art festival at Expo City Dubai, illuminates the city’s cultural scene from January 26 to February 4. The festival, organised by Expo City Dubai in collaboration with AGB Creative and supported by Dubai Culture…

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