Year: 2017

Beirut Design Week 2017

In its sixth consecutive year, Beirut Design Week 2017 starts today May 19th! The event showcases the best of Lebanese and international design in various location around Beirut. Visit their program, you wouldn’t want to miss it. Daily Schedule here. Bokja, Homesick – Saifi Village, 22nd of May Outside of defining the concept of home as a […]

Donna Levinstone’s Divine Landscapes

Donna Levinstone is an active visual artists that works from her studio in Long Island City. Her pieces are made of pastel and can be described as “Lightscapes”. She is resolved on calling them so because they are mostly representations of vast seascapes caught in moments of divine light. The accuracy and life-like aspect of […]

Exilic Pleasures

Bringing a museum like feel to the gallery world of New York City’s Chelsea, the Leila Heller Gallery has partnered up with curator Rowland Weinstein, to bring back the advent of surrealism in a very specific context. Exilic Pleasures runs from April 27th to June 17th 2017. Weinstein started as a collector. The very first work […]

Architectural Dialogue

Ettore Sottsass was one of the great architects of the 20th century. This year, in celebration of the centennial of Sottsass’ birth, architect Charles Zana is staging a special exhibit as part of the Venice Biennale that links the work of Sottsass with that of another famed architect: Carlo Scarpa. Scarpa and Sottsass were born […]

Creatures of the Wild

  Downtown Beirut’s premier art space, Opera Gallery, has teamed up with Animals Lebanon, one of the country’s leading organizations actively working for the protection and welfare of animals, to host “Giving Back to Nature.” This new exhibit aims to highlight the power of nature and wildlife, while attempting to explain how animals have affected […]

Satellite Shows at the Venice Biennale 2017

The Venice Biennale 2017, titled Viva Arte Viva and curated by Christine Marcel,  will be showcasing along with the pavilions, phenomenal satellite shows you should not miss.   Damien Hirst at Palazzo Grassi Damien Hirst’s Treasures from the Wreck of the Unbelievable takes place at the Palazzo Grassi and is curated by Elena Geuna. For the first […]

Venice Biennale 2017

The Venice Biennale 2017 titled Viva Arte Viva, opens to the public this Saturday 13th of May, at Giardini and Arsenale. Here’s what you shouldn’t miss! PAVILIONS AT GIARDINI: Russian Pavilion: Theatrum Orbis Artist: Grisha Bruskin, Recycle Group, Sasha Pirogova Commissioner: Semyon Mikhailovsky Curator: Semyon Mikhailovsky Venue: Pavilion at Giardini Giardini 7 Japanese Pavilion: Turned Upside […]

The Whimsical World of Reza Shafahi

Reza Shafahi is a self-taught artist who began his painterly career at the age of 72, prior to which he trained as a professional wrestler. This journeying into painting began with the encouragement of his son at the age of 72 with the encouragement of his son, Mamali who in 2012 invited his father to […]

Frieze New York 2017

Frieze New York 2017 opened its doors to the public on May 5th. Situated on Randall’s Island, as every year, one can access it through a ferry departing from a peer in midtown Manhattan. The fair’s tent is comparable to the size of an airport and in ways, is definitely a hub for artists and […]

Daily Live updates from Venice

Don’t miss  out on the 57th International Art Exhibition, titled VIVA ARTE VIVA! The Exhibition is organized by La Biennale di Venezia and will be opened to the public from Saturday May 13th to Sunday November 26th 2017, at the Giardini and the Arsenale venues.   May 11th   May 10th   May 9th