Tag: #middleeast

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 and galleries have been adding to their collections in the past five years as well as featuring images and summaries of works and artists. KHALED BEN SLIMANE Bio: Tunisian, b.…

Dr Abdellah Karroum, 2018. Photo by Dimitri Salomao

CURATED BY DR ABDELLAH KARROUM

CROSSING WORLDS, CURATING WORLD Art could be anything imagined as such by anyone able to perceive the world through this same “anything”: a painting, a combination of movements, a group of composed words, a selected object. Curating often comes after…

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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…

Courtesy of Sadik Alfraji- We Scream, but Nothing Changes

SADIK ALFRAJI | WE SCREAM, BUT NOTHING CHANGES

In a nod to the world’s hottest storytelling platform – Pecha Kucha or “show and tell” – Selections has asked a number of artists and designers to talk about a specific project through imagery and an economy of words. The…

Untitled Images, 2014. Digital print on paper, 21 x 30 cm. Artwork courtesy the artist. Original photo by Manu Brabo

LYNE SNEIGE | WHY THE ARTS MATTER?

In a nod to the world’s hottest storytelling platform – Pecha Kucha or “show and tell” – Selections has asked a number of artists and designers to talk about a specific project through imagery and an economy of words. The…

Dr Ramzi Dalloul Portrait

CURATED BY DR RAMZI DALLOUL

Selections Magazine has asked Lebanese-Palestinian art connoisseur and collector Ramzi Dalloul, founder of the Ramzi and Saeda Dalloul Art Foundation (DAF), to select 35 artworks from over 4000 acquisitions he has ardently accumulated over the last four decades. Alas, a…
Hala Khayat Portrait

CURATED BY HALA KHAYAT – THE MIND’S TREASURES

EXPERT ON MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY MIDDLE EASTERN ART HALA KHAYAT SHARES A SELECTION OF HER FAVOURITE ARTWORKS WITH SELECTIONS AND REFLECTS ON HOW AND WHY CERTAIN WORKS HAVE TAKEN ROOT IN HER MEMORY As an art specialist, I curate auctions…
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…

Utopia (The No-Place is a Real Place) - Jorge Mendez Blake by Line Itani

REVIVING A LEBANESE LANDMARK

Architect Oscar Niemeyer’s fabled fairground in Tripoli hosted a month-long art event in September and October intended to reclaim the site for public use. The Brazilian architect originally designed the 100-hectare Modernist fairground, later renamed Rashid Karameh International Fair, after…

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