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Composition With a Recurring Sound, 2018. Copper alloys, radio waves and a river. Exhibition view from ‘Of All That Is Seen and Unseen’ by Vartan Avakian. courtesy of Marfa’ Gallery

JOUMANA ASSEILY | MARFA’ PROJECTS

Marfa’ Projects works with local and regional artists to produce and present idea-based projects that engage with Beirut’s diverse contemporary art scene. Marfa’ Projects was founded by Joumana Asseily in 2015 and builds on her deep links with the city’s…

Sheikh Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi Portrait

CURATED BY SHEIKH SULTAN SOOUD AL QASSEMI

Sheikh Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, a respected commentator on Arab Affairs, is also the founder of The Sharjah-based Barjeel Art Foundation, an organisation that seeks to promote art from across the Arab world. It’s not an easy task to narrow…

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Sursock Museum: Restoring Artworks after August 4, 2020

The Sursock Museum is holding a public talk detailing the restoration process of the artworks damaged at the Museum following the August 4 explosions. The talk features Veronique Sorano-Stedman, the head of the restoration-conservation department of modern and contemporary art at…

Flags

Flags hold a constant place in art, from classical historical painting to contemporary installations. With the juxtaposition of their strips of coloured fabrics, flags have stimulated painters with their qualities for abstraction, well before abstract art preferred chromatic fields to…

Sami Aboul Azm, Al Masar Gallery

PLACES… Familiar Places; there are some that have lost their familiarity and have become unrecognizable. When people attend the scene in silence, the unfamiliar seems even stranger than before. When One imagines a whole scene of what is an uninhabited…

Alexander McQueen: Mind, Mythos, Muse at NGV International

 Alexander McQueen (1969 – 2010), one of the most significant fashion designers of the late twentieth-century, was lauded for his conceptual and technical virtuosity. McQueen’s critically acclaimed collections synthesised his proficiency in tailoring and dressmaking with encyclopaedical and autobiographical visual…

Art in the Desert by Olafur Eliasson, Simone Fattal and Ernesto Neto by Qatar Museums.

Qatar museums unveiled site-specific public artworks by Olafur Eliasson, Simone Fattal and Ernesto Neto near Nation’s Northern Heritage Sites. Newly commissioned artworks are presented as part of one of the world’s most ambitious public art programmes comprised of more than…

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