Month: March 2017

TEFAF MAASTRICHT 2017 Review

TEFAF Maastricht is certainly a grand affair and upon entering into this dazzling display for antiques, design, modern art, paintings and works on paper, the atmosphere is one of an exclusive connoisseurs club, especially when one considers the stark contrasts between the glamourous insides (you are welcomed with flowers everywhere) and the industrial suburban surroundings […]

Africa Guest of Honor Art Paris 2017

Opening today and until 30th March to 2nd April 2017, Art Paris Art Fair brings together 139 galleries from 29 countries at the Grand Palais to explore European art from the post-war period to the present day as well as international emerging art scenes. This year’s international focus is on the African continent and titled […]

The Boros Collection

Berlin’s Bunker Architecture Selections explores two of Berlin’s private collections that have opened to public view in underground bunkers dating from World War II “To find the real Berlin you have to go underground,” says architect Dietmar Arnold, “beneath the city’s slick and modern streets, into the city’s unconscious, as it were – history’s hidden […]

Not So Black and White

Syrian photographer Osama Esid challenges preconceptions with his hand-coloured analogue prints, which explore the complexities of everything from Orientalism, to the Syrian refugee crisis At first glance, it’s hard to tell what you’re looking at. Is it a photograph, a digital image or a hyper-realistic painting? Syrian artist Osama Esid takes black-and-white analogue photographs, producing […]

Inaugural Kathmandu Triennale 2017

Kathmandu Triennale will continue until the 9th of April. Philippe Van Cauteren, Director of S.M.A.K Museum in Ghent and Curator of Kathmandu Triennale 2017, announced the theme of this year’s edition, My City, My Studio / My City, My Life.

Roger Dubuis: The Skeleton’s Key

Founded as recently as 1995 by designer Carlos Dias and watchmaker Roger Dubuis, Roger Dubuis produces luxury watches and jewellery for an international market. Dubuis originally set up his own atelier in 1980 – having spent more than a decade producing complications for the Swiss watch manufacturer Patek Philippe and Co. – whereupon he took […]

Lisbon’s Versatile New Museum

Since it opened in October 2016, Lisbon’s newest kunsthalle, the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, has proven itself a significant addition to the scene Back in October this year, there was a buzz around the opening of Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT), Lisbon’s newest kunsthalle designed by London-based architecture firm AL_A. The […]

12 days in the Antarctic, the 1st Antarctic Biennale

The 1st Antarctic Biennale expedition started March 17 2017 and lasted 12 days. Selections is pleased to have been part of this Utopian art event sailing from the port of Ushuaia in Argentina to the Antarctic Circle. The ship, a floating studio, carried 100 people from all over the world, pushing distinguished artists and architects, […]

Intuitive Imager Maker

Lebanese artist Randa Mirza discusses photography, subconscious themes and why artistic collaborations are important Lebanese artist Randa Mirza was born in 1978 and lives between Beirut and Marseille. Having worked for many years as a photographer, exploring the space between reality and imagination, she has branched out in recent years, working in video, installation and […]