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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.
Selections Viewing Rooms presents carefully curated online art shows aiming not only to shed light on contemporary art executed by living artists, but also for viewers to buy contemporary fine art, prints & multiples, photography, street art and collectibles.
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Cultural Narratives foundation is an extensive collection that is travelling the world by leading established and emerging talents aiming to reflect the culture of the region in their works.

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Robabeh Hosseinpour, Hope, 2020. Oil colour on canvas, Letters free style (Free Art), 120 x 120 cm

UNITY IN DIVERSITY

In its first appearance in front of the Arab and…

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Hayv Kahraman, Identification (Facial Hair), 2016, oil on linen, 63.5 × 218.4 cm

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Donavon Smallwood, Untitled #7; from the series Languor, 2021. Archival pigment, 50.8 × 40.6 cm. Edition of 7

THE ARMORY SHOW 2021

The Armory Show presents the world’s leading international galleries showcasing…

Cup with dragon-shaped handle, China, Yuan dynasty (1279–1368). Hammered embossed gold with chasing, L. max 11.2 cm. Louvre Abu Dhabi. Photo credit: © Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi. Photo: Ismail Noor / Seeing Things

DRAGON AND PHOENIX – CENTURIES OF EXCHANGE BETWEEN CHINESE AND ISLAMIC WORLDS

Organised by Louvre Abu Dhabi in partnership with Musée national…

Photograph of Beirut Port after August 4th explosion taken by Ammar Abd Rabbo

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Taking up this issue’s theme of ‘The Diary of an…

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