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SELECTIONS is a platform for the arts, focusing on the Arab World.

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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Perpetual Inventory and Dr. O’s Pop Shop

Perpetual Inventory was conceived by Dr. Omar Kholeif during the height of global lockdown. In this period of stillness, Kholeif spent much of their time alone in archives and storage units, in and around the UAE. The proposition of Perpetual…

Afaf Zurayk, Beirut Octet

In this most recent body of work, Afaf Zurayk (b. 1948) invites us to join her in a cathartic  journey of painting, poetic prose, and poetry. The journey mirrors the history of a city and of a generation that have…

Khaleej Modern: Pioneers and Collectives in the Arabian Peninsula

Khaleej Modern: Pioneers and Collectives in the Arabian Peninsula, run from September 6 to December 11, 2022 at The NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Art Gallery. Curated by Dr. Aisha Stoby, this landmark exhibition surveys the emergence of modern art in the…

Islamic Arts Biennale

Diriyah Biennale Foundation’s inaugural edition of Islamic Arts Biennale to spotlight 18 Saudi Arabian artists   Hosted by the Diriyah Biennale Foundation, one of the key highlights of the inaugural edition of the Islamic Arts Biennale taking place between January…

MENART FAIR: WOMEN ARTISTS IN THE MENA

  WOMEN ARTISTS IN THE MENA: THE ART SCENE FOR WOMEN IS THRIVING DESPITE MANY OBSTACLES   Women make up 42% of the artists showing at the Menart Fair in Brussels. A simple fact, not so much a proclamation as…

MATHAF ARAB MUSEUM OF MODERN ART UNVEILS FOUR EXHIBITIONS SHOWCASING ARTISTS FROM ACROSS THE REGION

ARTISTS FROM ACROSS THE REGION AT ARAB MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

MATHAF: ARAB MUSEUM OF MODERN ART UNVEILS FOUR EXHIBITIONS SHOWCASING ARTISTS FROM ACROSS THE REGION Line Up Includes Qatari American artist Sophia Al-Maria’s First Major Exhibition in the Middle East, Retrospective of Palestinian artist Taysir Batniji, A Tale of Two…

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