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Selections editorial presents a quarterly print magazine and weekly online publication with high quality content on all subjects related to Art and Culture. Full of world-leading artworks, exquisite brand imagery, original creative illustrations and insightful written articles.
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Khaled Ben Slimane, Sans titre no.33, no.44, 2018. Photo credit: Firas Ben Khelifa. Courtesy of the artist and Elmarsa Gallery

MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS | VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM, LONDON

SELECTIONS delves into the world of acquisitions, exploring what museums…

Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, Khayyam Fountain, 2018. Glass; 200 x 160 cm. Courtesy Sharjah Art Foundation

MONIR FARMANFARMAIAN’S ‘KHAYYAM FOUNTAIN’ AT SAF

In one of her most ambitious realised projects, Khayyam Fountain,…

Nicky Nodjoumi (b. 1942), The Accident. Ink on paper, 2013. Funded by Maryam and Edward Eisler.

DR VENETIA PORTER ON MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS

Dr Venetia Porter Curator of Islamic and Contemporary Middle East…

Crystallization experiments at waiwai office. Image courtesy National Pavilion UAE – La Biennale di Venezia and waiwai

YOU, ME AND THE FUTURE | VENICE ARCHITECTURE BIENNALE

Highlights of the 17th Venice Architecture Biennale Organised by La…

Khaled Ben Slimane, White Vase, 2016. Glazed ceramic, 68 x 27 x 27 cm. Photo credit: Firas Ben Khelifa. Courtesy of the artist and Elmarsa Gallery

MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS | MINNEAPOLIS INSTITUTE OF ART, MINNEAPOLIS

SELECTIONS delves into the world of acquisitions, exploring what museums…

Hera Büyüktaşçıyan, A Study on Endless Archipelagos, 2017-2019. Repurposed tiles, cement, bronze, wood, 4 set - Each approximately 80 x 170 cm

MUSEUM ACQUISITIONS | ISTANBUL MODERN, ISTANBUL

SELECTIONS delves into the world of acquisitions, exploring what museums…

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