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‘Desert Displacements’ by Ishmael Randall-Weeks at Lawrie Shabibi Gallery

Lawrie Shabibi Gallery presents Peruvian artist Ishmael Randall-Weeks’ second solo exhibition at the gallery, running from January 11 to February 9, 2024. The showcase transforms geometric models into utilitarian poetry, weaving through architecture, design, and social-spiritual contexts of Peruvian and…

Artistic Unity: Art in the UAE. Tabari Artspace interview with Hazem Harb

This article appeared in The Artistic Unity Issue #67 that was dedicated to the art scene in the UAE in which we unravel the threads of unity by exploring the perspectives of various stakeholders within the UAE’s art community. Through…

The Custodian: Artistic Visionaries: Serwan Baran

The relationship began with Dr. Ramzi Dalloul, a person who had a deep love for art and a serious mission. I could tell from his visits to my studio that he was genuinely passionate about art in the Middle East.…

Being Dia al-Azzawi: A New Horizon for Culture by Badr El Hage

In an exclusive interview with Selections, Badr El-Hage, co-founder of Lebanon’s Nabu Museum, shares the pioneering vision behind one of Lebanon’s newest cultural landmarks and its enduring partnership with renowned artist Dia al-Azzawi. What inspired you to establish Nabu Museum,…

Highlights from the Private Collection of Tashkeel’s Founder Sheikha Lateefa

In anticipation of the Quoz Arts Fest on January 27-28 at Alserkal Avenue, Sheikha Lateefa bint Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the founder of Tashkeel, has curated an exhibition, drawing from her private art collection that spans two decades. Teaming…

‘Desert Dreams’ by Chaouki Chamoun at Khawla Art Gallery

Khawla Art Gallery unveils its forthcoming exhibition, ‘Desert Dreams,’ featuring the artworks of the Lebanese artist Chaouki Chamoun. Chaouki Chamoun’s career includes over 40 solo shows and 60 group exhibitions, influencing not only traditional art circles but also contributing to…

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